Introduction to Jewellery: Summer Institute

Glimpse the world of jewellery business with a 4-week exploration of gemmology, jewellery design and jewellery appraisal.

July 15 – August 9, 2019

By focusing on connected learning experiences, the Introduction to Jewellery: Summer Institute will be an introduction to the jewellery business with a focus on developing your appreciation for excellence and success in jewellery appraisal. Jewellery appraisal requires an appreciation for, and understanding of, gemstones. You will develop your ability to identify and understand gems. Knowing the jewellery design process will improve your ability to evaluate the design elements of jewellery. An appraiser is a skilled professional with expertise in both gemmology and valuation science. Using hands on approach, you will be guided through the work of valuation science. To build your competency as a global learner you will complete the College Prep for Canada seminar. This practically designed seminar will help you build your cultural etiquette and cultural adaption for work and study in Canada.

A Letter of Participation will be issued to students who successfully complete all of the seminars.
 

For more information please contact the Continuing Education office at coned@acad.ca or 403.284.7640.