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Accelerated Professional Gemmology

When:  January 16, 2023 – May 09, 2023
Time:   9.30 am – 4.30 pm
Where: University Of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

Become a qualified gemmologist in approx. 4 months. This course with be held via a combination of live interactive zoom classes and in class.  All lab portions will be in person in the classroom at UBC.
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Gemmology Basics Theory Course

When: Tuesday January 17 – Tuesday April 11, 2023 (PST) 
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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Fellowship Exams

Date: January 23, 24 & 25, 2023

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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