FEEG EXAMINATIONS

To be eligible for the FEEG examinations, a candidate must already have the gemmology diploma of a FEEG member organisation.

Exam Dates

2018
03/07/2018
09/10/2018
2019
02/07/2019
08/10/2019

Exam Fees


300 €

(with one re-sit included)

How to Apply

1

Complete your local qualification

The Federation for European Education in Gemmology (FEEG) was set-up in 1995 to create a pan-European gemmology qualification that would be recognized by all bodies and institutions across Europe
2

Choose a center and get in contact

Choose where you want to sit the FEEG and contact the centre to find out what their FEEG application process is.
3

Make an application and get studying

Submit an application to your chosen centre, who will provide you with any learning resources they offer FEEG students
4

Take the exam and be successful!

Turn up to your chosen centre on the arranged date & time. Take the exam. Pass it. Go on to be a European success story!

Download Application Form

You can apply for the FEEG examination by filling in the form below and returning it to your chosen FEEG centre.

Examination Rules

(Excerpt)

1
The examination will consist of both theoretical and practical examinations. Candidates must pass both examinations in order to obtain the FEEG Diploma.
2
The examinations consist of a 2-hour theory examination and a 4.5-hour practical examination.
3
The theory examination will consist of 100 multiple choice questions each with 4 alternative answers, of which only one will be correct. All questions will be short and clear and will be chosen to cover as much of the syllabus as possible.
4
In the practical examination, a total of 12 stones will be fully tested by the candidate. There will be 30 stones chosen from the syllabus and sent to each examination centre. These will be split up into 3 even groups and each student must choose 4 stones at random from each of the groups. A student may not ‘swap’ a stone once chosen.
5
The use of textbooks and tables is permitted during the examination. Electronic devices such as mobile phones, tablets etc. are not allowed.
6
All students should have their own 10x loupe, cloth and tweezers. Equipment available during the examination:
  • Polariscope
  • Refractometer 
  • Dichroscope 
  • Spectroscope 
  • Chelsea Colour Filter 
  • SW and LW Ultraviolet Light Box 
  • Thermal Conductivity Meter 
  • Reflectometer 
  • Hydrostatic Balance 
  • Balance 
  • Microscope 
  • Measuring Gauge 
7
Candidates should attempt to correctly describe and identify the 12 stones, indicating in each case the characteristics and evidence that support the identification of the stone.
8
Candidates that do not pass either or both parts of their examination in July or October will be able to re-sit the appropriate part(s) in the following session.

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