Sunday, May 28, 2017
Black Tahitian pearl necklace. Artwork by: Collins & Chandler Gallery; Photo: championphoto.com

Forms and Documentation

Vocational Courses

Vocational courses are post-secondary programs approved under Ontario's Private Career Colleges Act. Enrolment contracts, refund policies, admission requirements and documentation are regulated under the Act.

 Course

Forms

Gemmology Accelerated Program (GAP) (both levels of the Canadian Professional Gemmology program in 4 months)

CGA-GAP 2017

Jewellery Associate-Gemmology Specialist (JA-GS) (preliminary-level of the Canadian Professional Gemmology program: part-time evening in 8 months)

CGA-JAGS 2017-2018

Gemmology Program (GemProg) (professional-level of the Canadian Professional Gemmology program: part-time evening in 8 months)

CGA GemProg-2017-2018

All - vocational program students must acknowledge receipt of the PCC Student Rights document

PCC Student Rights-new

All - vocational program students must acknowledge receipt of the Student Complaint Policy and the Student Expulsion Policy

Complaint & Expulsion Policy

All-vocational program students must acknowlege receipt of the CGA Sexual Harrassment Policy- 2 parts

CGA Sexual Harassment Policy Info
CGA Sexual Harassment Policy

 

 



  1. All applicants are requested to contact the office or attend an open house session before submitting payment.

  2. Download the applicable registration form and complete. Sign in all places indicated.
    This is an Adobe filable form and can be completed on your computer and saved under a new name using the free Adobe Reader application. "Typewritten" signatures are not accepted, even if embedded in an Adobe digital signature.

  3. Download the PCC Student Rights and the Student Complaint & Expulsion policy, and Sexual Harassment policy documentation from the table above. Read, and acknowledge receipt by ticking the boxes on your enrolment form. The Fee Refund Policy is imbeded in the enrolment contract.

  4. Attach proof of Ontario high school graduation or equivalent in any of the following forms:
    1. a copy of your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or official transcript
    2. documentation demonstrating a post-secondary degree in Canada or the USA
    3. secondary school diplomas from other Canadian provinces and from high schools in the USA are accepted as equivalent to the OSSD.
    4. Prospective students who have completed high school outside Canada or the US should contact the CGA office. Credentials issued in languages other than English require an official translation into English.
    5. Candidates who do not meet the OSSD or equivalent criteria may be required to pass a separate admission test.

  5. Submit forms by any of the following methods:
    1.  email forms that have been completed on the computer and digitally signed,
    2.  scan and email forms completed manually
    3.  fax forms to the fax number on the form
    4.  print and mail the form to the address indicated on the enrolment form

  6. Submit payment. (Call or email the office to notify when it should be expected).
    1. Acceptable forms are VISA, Mastercard or PayPal through the CGA online store, or personal cheque, bank draft or money order.
    2. Cash is NOT accepted for payments greater than $250.
 

Short Courses 

These offerings are classed as non-vocational and include two types of instruction:

  1. Short introductory "general interest" courses covering various aspects of gems and jewellery; there are no prerequisites
  2. Professional-development courses for those who already have recognized gemmological credentials, or are already working in the gem and jewellery sector. 
Course Forms
General Interest 
Gem Appreciation Gem Appreciation form
Intro to Gem ID Intro to Gem ID
Talking Diamonds Talking diamonds 
Jewellery Appreciation Series Contact office


Professional Development
 
Diamond Grading
Prerequisite: Recognized gemmological credentials or work experience in the business
 Diamond Grading form
Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Program-Part time-Wed evenings
Prerequisite: Recognized gemmological credentials 
Master Valuer Part time Evening Form

Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Program- weekends
Prerequisite: Recognized gemmological credentials

Master Valuer Weekend Course Enrollment form
Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Program- Accelerated
Prerequisite: Recognized gemmological credentials

Master Valuer Accelerated Enrollment form
Pre-Exam Lab Pre-Exam Lab Form

Instructions

  1. Download the applicable registration form and complete. Sign in all places indicated.
    This is an Adobe fill-able form and can be completed on your computer and saved under a new name using the free Adobe Reader application. A digital signature is accepted provided it incorporates an image of the applicant's hand-written signature. "Typewritten" signatures are not accepted, even if embedded in an Adobe digital signature.

  2. For professional development courses, review prerequisites and attach the following:
    1. evidence of recognized gemmological credentials OR
    2. a reference letter demonstrating at least two years work experience in the gem and jewellery business

  3. Submit forms by any of the following methods:
    1.  email the form completed on the computer and digitally signed,
    2.  scan and email forms completed manually
    3.  fax forms to the fax number on the form
    4.  print and mail the form to the address indicated on the enrolment form

  4. Submit payment. (Call or email the office to notify of pending payment).
    1. Acceptable forms of payment are VISA, Mastercard or PayPal through the CGA online store, or personal cheque, bank draft or money order.
    2. Cash is NOT accepted for payments greater than $250.

 

 

Fellowship Examinations 


Please click on your school to download your form for your fellowship exam.
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Open House Dates

Andamooka opal pic

Want to know more? Drop by the classroom at 55 Queen St East, meet our instructors and learn more about our courses and gemmology in general or please phone to make an appointment.

Next Open House

  • Tuesday July 4, 2017  5:30 pm to 7:00 pm