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    Gold seminar

    This seminar is intended for any public or company wishing to have a knowledge of the African gold market internationally.

    The factors that influence the value of gold and its trade

    This seminar exposes the commercial aspect of gold through the following factors:  its history, extraction, composition, applications and market value.

    You learn how to calculate the purchase price of raw gold in relation to the price of refined gold. Metals imitating gold are also studied in order to be able to distinguish between the real and the fake material.

    Topics covered and tools available during the seminar

    • Gold rushes.
    • Deposits and extractions.
    • Gold in its rough state.
    • The value of gold on the world market.
    • Buying and selling gold.
    • Introduction to gold trading.
    • The alloys of gold.
    • Calculate the purity of gold.
    • Gold in jewelry, jewelry manufacturing in Switzerland and abroad.
    • Coating of metal surfaces (galvanizing).
    • Test the composition of gold and calculate its cost price.
    • Equipment for evaluating raw gold.
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    The courses are arranged according to your availability

    The dates & times of the courses are to be agreed between the student and the teacher. The schedules are Monday to Friday from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm, and Saturday from 9am to 12pm. If you are not available during the day, a range can be agreed in the evening from 6pm to 9pm (except Saturday and Sunday).

    The total duration of the course is 12 hours, four lessons of three hours.

    Price of the course, CHF 950

    This seminar is taught by David Arredondo, teacher responsible for gemology and precious metals courses.

    Attestation delivered after completion of the course.