Toronto Events

Your source for CGA Events and Courses in the Toronto area.

Diamond Grading

Date: May 8, 9, 29, 30 & 31, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (1-hour lunch break)
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

An intensive, hands-on course which will provide knowledge and skill in the grading of colourless, round brilliant cut diamonds.

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CGA On-Line Information Session

When: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time:  6.30 pm
Where: Registration is required to attend
Registration:  Zoom Link To Register

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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May 26, 2021 Webinar

When:  May 26, 2021
Time:  10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST
Where:  Zoom presentation
Topic: Challenges in Appraising
Registration:   Zoom Link To Register – open to anyone that would like to attend.

Have you ever wondered how appraisals are done? Join us as Duncan gives us an in-depth look at appraisals and some of the challenges that you may face.  This webinar is open to anyone that would like to attend.  Please click on the above link to register.

Fellowship Exams

Date: June 14, 15 & 16, 2021

Students who have completed the CGA’s professional gemmology program and wish to earn credentials that demonstrate their mastery of the field of gemmology are invited to write the CGA Fellowship Qualifying Examinations. FCGmA (Fellow of the Canadian Gemmological Association) credentials are recognized by organizations around the world.

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3 Day Master Valuer Workshop

When: July 24, 2021 – July 26, 2021
Time:   9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This is the in class component for those taking the Master Valuer Program by distance education.

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Accelerated Master Valuer Program

When: August 3, 2021 – August 20, 2021
Time:   9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 90 hour in class program is is a comprehensive appraisal course which includes learning the approved methodology for writing professional appraisals of all types including insurance, estate, donation and probate
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Talking Diamonds

Date: August 7, 2021
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (5 hours plus half-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 5-hour course provides practical easy to understand essential information about diamonds. It is intended for anyone interested in learning more about these fascinating gems.

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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: August 21 & 22, 2021
Time: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm (10 hours plus half-hour lunch breaks)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 10-hour, 2-day, hands-on course, stresses the “how to” of gem identification. Building on the visual inspection skills acquired in Gem Appreciation, we investigate other physical and optical properties that help identify the natural, synthetic and imitation gems found in modern and antique jewellery.

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