Toronto Events

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Introduction To Gem Identification

Date: May 28 & 29, 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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Practical Gemmology Lab Course

When: Monday, May 30, 2022, to Friday, June 3, 2022
Where: CGA Classroom, 55 Queen Street East; Suite 105 Lower Concourse, Toronto
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Cost: $1,945.00

Limited Seats Available!!

Are you a gemmology student wanting additional preparation prior to your CGA or FGA exams or Are you a gemmologist who wants to refresh their skills or an individual who has completed the CGA Gem Appreciation and Intro to Gem Identification courses and wishes to further their knowledge? Then this class is for you.  Click on the below link to find out more information.

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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: Tuesday June 07 to Tuesday August 23, 2022 
Schedule:
1-night a week – 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 June 09 to Thursday August 25, 2022
Schedule:
1-night a week – 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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Understanding Diamond Imitations

Date: June 11 & 12, 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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Fellowship Exams

Date: June 13, 14 & 15, 2022

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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Gemmology Basics Intensive Instrument Lab Course

When: Monday June 27 to Saturday July 2, 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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Diamond Grading

Date: July 4, 2022 to July 8, 2022
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: July 11, 2022 – July 29, 2022
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 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

When: September 22, 2022 – May 18, 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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CGA Gem Conference

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

More details to follow.