Gem Training International

to Tanzanite Course

Course Objective

To give the student a comprehensive background, knowledge and understanding of  Tanzanite, the grading of the gem and how to recognise its common simulants.


Course Outline:


Where Tanzanite is sourced


Legend and Lore


Physical Properties


Colour, clarity and finish




Basic use of Gem Testing Equipment


How to Care for Tanzanite

Course Design


The course is a half-day course from 8.00am-1.00pm.


The student will receive a Tanzanite manual or be enrolled online and the material MUST be studied by the student prior to attending the course.


The day will include theory and practical sessions using gem testing equipment.


The day will also include a final evaluation of each students understanding of the subject.

Course Fee

The course held in Johannesburg:

The fee is R2,500.00
excluding V.A.T.

The course held in other centres:

The fee is
on request

In the event that you confirm your booking for any of the courses on a particular date and fail to arrive, an additional 30% of the course fee will be charged and must be paid prior to rebooking for the course.

The full course fee must be paid in order to receive the theoretical module. Should you decide to do the practical module, the fee for the course must be paid before commencement of the practical module.

A discount for group training may be negotiated.


After passing the theory and practical modules, with a minimum pass of 80% you will receive a certificate of completion.


Please contact us to enrol or for further information.

Want to find
out more?

Please fill in the contact form with all your details and your requests or queries. And click on the “Submit Enquiry” button. Your request will be sent directly to us. Firstly, we will acknowledge receipt of your request and then respond fully to it within 24 hours. Should you prefer to talk to us, feel free to use the contact number.

If you have already made your mind up, click on the link below and download an enrolment form. Complete the enrolment form, make payment and mail back to us to get you registered.


Tel: +27 (0) 83 701 9830


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