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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: March 25 & 26, 2023
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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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: Thursday May 04, 2023 – Thursday July 20, 2023 (EST)
1-night a week for 12 weeks – 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST or 3:00 – 6:00 pm PST
Fees: $1,795.00
Place:  Classes held over Zoom

The sessions will be live and interactive over zoom. Discussions and Q&As are encouraged for a more interactive learning. Participants will receive a statement of completion.

Gemmology Basics is for the person who is launching their career into the world of  jewellery or gem trading or who just wants to learn more about basic Gemmology.

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Coloured Gemstone Grading And Valuation

Date: May 13, 2023
Instructor: Helmut Koenig
Course fee: $200.00 including taxes.
Registration:  Potential students should contact Mr. Koenig at 416-317-2480 or for more information or to register for this 1 day course.

This one-day workshop will benefit gem trade professionals, gemmology students and enthusiasts alike.

Students will learn the skills to accurately grade and value coloured gemstones. Emphasis on hands-on practice with a variety of gems of different quality will provide students with the knowledge to become confident buyers and sellers in the rapidly growing coloured stone market.

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Diamond Grading

Date: July 17, 2023 to July 21, 2023
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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Accelerated Master Valuer Program

When: August 07, 2023 – August 25, 2023
Time:   9:00 am – 4:00 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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Accelerated Professional Gemmology

When:  August 28, 2023 – December 13, 2023
Time:   9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Suite #105, Toronto

Become a qualified gemmologist in just 4 months. This is the most efficient option for those needing to put their training into action as soon as possible.
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Gemmology Basics

When: September 19, 2023 – May 14, 2024
Days: Every Tuesday Evening
Time:   6.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Cannot take the 4 month course, then this is the course for you.  This is the first year of our two year part time course.

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