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July 10-14, 2017
Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Program
June 10, 2017-next session of weekends
Wed Sept 6, 2017 - start of one night a week (excluding monthly meeting nights)
Mon July 17, 2017-start of 90 hr accelerated course
When: Thursday June 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Where: Vancouver Community College, 250 West Pender St, Vancouver, BC, Room 163
Speaker: Derek Jackson FCGmA, RMV
All members, students and guests are invited to join us for this informative evening. Please join us for networking at 6:30 pm and our presentation begins at 7:00
When: Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 6:30 P.M.
Where: CGA Classroom, Lower Concourse, 55 Queen Street East, Toronto
Topic: Summer Social and Pot-luck
All members and students are invited to attend our traditional 'welcome to summer' social and potluck evening to network and chat about all things gemmological.
Please note our one hour earlier start time to accommodate our hungry tummies.
Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Course!
The next class session begins July 17- August 4, 2017 for our the 3 week accelerated program
Register now for the Master Valuer Course. This 90 hour in class program is offered 3 different ways in 2017.
The Master Valuer Course is a comprehensive appraisal course which includes learning the approved methodology for writing professional appraisals of all types including insurance, estate, donation and probate.
Please see our events calendar to view the new dates being offered for this course.
Register Now! for the next Session
July 10-14, 2017
Canadian Diamond Grading Course
An intensive, hands-on course which will provide knowledge and skill in the grading of colourless, round brilliant cut diamonds. Please note: this course focuses on the diamond grading process, not the identification of diamond and/or its simulants. All necessary major equipment is provided, but students should bring their own pocket instruments (which are available at reasonable cost on-site). Required course textbook may purchased separately. Class size is limited to a maximum of 8 students.
None. For individuals without any gemmological or trade background it is highly recommended that they first take the Talking Diamonds course.