Toronto Events

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CGA Gem Conference

Date: October 21, 2022 to October 23, 2022
Location: Vancouver, BC

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Gem Appreciation

Date: August 06, 2022
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: August 13 & 14, 2022
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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Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: August 27 & 28, 2022
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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Accelerated Professional Gemmology

When:  August 29, 2022 – December 14, 2022
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 Instrument Lab Course

When: Thursday September 08 to Thursday November 24, 2022
Schedule:
1-night a week for 12 weeks – Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:00 pm EST
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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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: Tuesday September 13 – Tuesday November 29, 2022 (PST) 
Schedule:
1-night a week for 12 weeks – 6:00 – 9:00 pm PST or 9:00 pm – 12:00 am EST
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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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: Thursday September 15 – Thursday December 01, 2022 (EST)
Schedule:
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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Gemmology Basics

When: September 20, 2022 – May 16, 2023
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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Professional Gemmology

When: September 19, 2022 – May 18, 2023
Days:  Every Monday and Thursday 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 second year of our two year part time course.

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Gemmology Basics Intensive Instrument Lab Course

When: Monday September 26 to Saturday October 01, 2022
Schedule:
1-week – 9:00 am  – 4:00 pm EST
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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