Toronto Events & Conferences

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Weekend Master Valuer Program

When: Saturday August 24, 2019 – Sunday December 1, 2019
Time:   9.30 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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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: Thursday August 29 & Friday August 30, 2019
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 Accelerated Program

When: Tuesday September 3, 2019 – Thursday December 19, 2019
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 24, 2019 – Tuesday May 19, 2020
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 Program

When: Monday & Thursday Evenings September 23, 2019 – Thursday May 21, 2020
Time:   6.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen St East, Lower Concourse #105, Toronto

In order to take this part-time course, you must first have successfully passed the Jewellery Associate Gemmology Program.  This is the second year of that program.

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October Graduation Ceremony

When: Friday October 18, 2019, 5.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: The Cambridge Club, 100 Richmond Street West, 11th Floor, Toronto

October Graduation for Graduates receiving Preliminary Diplomas, Gemmological Diplomas & Fellowships (FCGmA), Gem-A Diplomas & Fellowships (FGA) & Master Valuer Diplomas (RMV).

Click on the below link to take you to the registration form.

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Talking Diamonds

Date: Sunday October 27, 2019
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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Gem Appreciation

Date: Saturday November 9, 2019
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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Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: Saturday November 16 & Sunday November 17, 2019
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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