Developed by Anna Miller, an international expert in appraisal science, the MasterValuer Program in jewellery appraisal studies is recognized as the premier appraisal training program in the world. You can become a gem and jewellery appraiser or improve and enhance your appraisal skills with this comprehensive program that provides a solid foundation in the principles and methods of appraising gems and jewellery. This 30-session program offers 90 hours of classroom training, labs, hands-on exercises, and workshops with information you can use immediately in an appraisal practice. The course is graded. You must pass the final exam and complete a research project to complete the program. Sessions begin in September. Application fee: $30.00. Once accepted into the program, you will need to include a $2,000 deposit with your registration form. The rest of your tuition is due no later than one week before the class begins. Once the course begins, students will not receive a refund if they withdraw. Students will need to purchase two textbooks that are approximately $50.00 each. Prerequisites: Students hold a recognized Gemmological Diploma.
Course code: GEMM 3101
Length: 90 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.