The Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) is proud to offer you the JETS (JEWELLERY EDUCATION TRAINING SYSTEM) program specifically designed for the jewellery industry.
JETS is an intensive program presented in 17 modules and developed by industry specialists. It allows the student to acquire the basic knowledge required to succeed in today’s retail jewellery industry. The opportunity to take this course by correspondence allows you to proceed at your own pace.
You have 12 months to complete the course and schedule the final exam. Under special circumstances, the CJA can grant a 6-month extension for a $75 fee.
Completion of this comprehensive course of study covering the full range of jewellery products, industry issues and sales techniques will award the participant with their Graduate Jeweller CJAGJ® designation, the primary step in a jewellery career. This course produces knowledgeable, trained employees who will generate increased sales in any retail jewellery environment. Course discounts are available to CJA members.
The program includes the following modules:
Module 1 – Introduction to the Jewellery Business
Module 2 – Diamond – Basics
Module 3 – Diamond – The Canadian Industry
Module 4 – Diamond – Diamond Grading
Module 5 – Rubies and Sapphires
Module 6 – Emeralds and Other Beryls
Module 7 – Pearls
Module 8 – Coloured Gemstones
Module 9 – Ornamental Gemstones
Module 10 – Precious Metals
Module 11 – Jewellery
Module 12 – History of Jewellery
Module 13 – Watches
Module 14 – Appraisal
Module 15 – Sales Techniques
Module 16 – Safety and Security
Module 17 – Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing for Dealers of Precious Metals and Stones.
CJA Member (Course + Exam) $399 + TAX
CJG, AJA, CBQ, CGA members (Course + Exam) $450 + TAX
Non Member (Course + Exam) $500 + TAX