Toronto Events

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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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CGA On-Line Information Session

When: August 12, 2021
Time:  6.30 pm EST / 3.30 pm PST
Where: Registration is required to attend
Registration:  Zoom Link To Register

Interested in Studying Gemmology?  Please join us for a virtual on-line information session. Meet one of the CGA Board Of Directors who will be able to answer all your questions about our various part time and full time courses.
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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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Fellowship Exams

Date: August 23, 24 & 25, 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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CGA On-Line Information Session

When: August 24, 2021
Time:  6.30 pm PST / 9.30 pm EST
Where: Registration is required to attend
Registration:  Zoom Link To Register

Interested in Studying Gemmology?  Please join us for a virtual on-line information session. Meet one of the CGA Board Of Directors who will be able to answer all your questions about our various part time and full time courses.
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Jewellery Associate Gemmology Specialist Program

When: September 21, 2021 – May 17, 2022
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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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: Wednesday September 15 to Wednesday December 1, 2021
Schedule:
1-night a week – Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST / 3:00 – 6:00 pm PST
Fees: $1,795.00
Place:  Classes held over Zoom

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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Gemmology Basics Instrument Lab Course

When: Thursday September 16 to Thursday December 2, 2021
Schedule:
1-night a week – Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST / 3:00 – 6:00 pm PST
Fees: $1,795.00
Place:  Classes held in person in Toronto classroom

In the Gemmology Basics Instruments Lab Class, you will learn how-to test gemstones so that they reveal their true identity.

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