Toronto Events & Conferences

Your source for CGA Events in the Toronto area.

Gem Appreciation

Date: Tuesday April 14, 2020
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

Once possessed by only the powerful, gems are now available to almost anyone who wants them. This 5-hour course explores the nature of gemstones and their timeless allure, and investigates why it’s more important than ever to know a little before buying.

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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: Wednesday April 15 & Thursday April 16, 2020
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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CGA Information Session

When: Wednesday April 22nd, 2020, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: Saturday April 25 & Sunday April 26, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (6 hours plus one-hour lunch break)
Location: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

This 12-hour (2 day) course will help the student to recognize the physical and optical properties of diamonds, synthetic diamonds and diamonds imitations.

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Diamond Grading

Date: Monday May 11 – Friday May 15, 2020
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 Information Session

When: Wednesday May 13th, 2020, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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Gemmology Accelerated Program

When: Tuesday May 26, 2020 – Friday September 11, 2020 – Summer Session
Time:   10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #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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CGA Information Session

When: Saturday June 13th, 2020, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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CGA Information Session

When: Wednesday July 8th, 2020, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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CGA Information Session

When: Saturday July 18th, 2020, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

Interested in Studying Gemmology?
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Accelerated Master Valuer Program

When: Monday July 20, 2020 – Friday August 07, 2020
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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Gemmology Accelerated Program

When: Tuesday Sept 1, 2020 – Thursday Dec 17, 2020 – Fall Session
Time:   9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #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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Jewellery Associate Gemmology Specialist Program

When: Tuesday September 22, 2020 – Tuesday May 18, 2021
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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