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IIJA Student Registrations have been transferred to the International School of Gemology

Effective today December 23, we have formally withdrawn from our status as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit, and returned to our original structure and location at the International School of Gemology. All courses on this IIJA website are now closed, and all student registrations and files have been transferred to the ISG location. Your Username and Password should be active and waiting for you. Student registrations, course history, and student files have been migrated. Please contact us for any questions or if we can help with any issues.

Robert James FGA, GG
President, International School of Gemology

IIJA Personal Property Appraisal Course

This course was designed, written and produced by a team of insurance industry professionals in the fields of insurance adjusting, underwriting, claims litigation and other professionally licensed insurance fields. This course has been designed to provide you with an inside look at the insurance perspective of personal property appraisal, in addition to appraisal requirements in other areas outside the scope of insurance coverage and replacement. This course will lay the foundation for you to continue your study with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers and other professional organizations that we support and who support the IIJA.

Please read the IIJA Student Registration Contract before beginning this course. By your registration and payment for this course, you are agreeing to the IIJA Student Registration Contract.

Successful completion of this course will provide you with information regarding how to establish a successful jewelry appraisal business. Included are topics such as your legal responsibilities, how to set up your office, how to format your appraisal document and even how to deal with the insurance agent and adjuster, as well as other professionals such as lawyers and investigators in other areas of appraisal as listed below.

Course Number: IIJA107
Program: Registered Gemologist Appraiser
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Subjects Covered in this Course:

  • Definitions
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Establishing Your Appraisal Service
  • Professional Fees
  • Promotions
  • Understanding the Insurance Policy
  • Appraisal / USPAP
  • Documentation
  • Replacement Appraisals
  • Estate and Probate
  • Divorce Appraisal
  • Donation / IRS Appraisal
  • Hypothetical Appraisals
  • Mediation, Arbitration, and More
  • Office Security
  • Resources
  • Final Exam
Section 1Introduction
Section 2Terms and Definitions
Section 3Your Legal Responsibility
Section 4Establishing Your Appraisal Service
Section 5Professional Service Fees
Section 6Promoting Your Appraisal Business
Section 7Understanding the Insurance Policy
Section 8Appraisal of Personal Property
Section 9Evaluating and Documents
Section 10Insurance Replacement Value
Section 11Estate and Probate Appraisal
Section 12Divorce and Bankruptcy
Section 13Donation and Charity
Section 14Hypothetical and Consumer Vertification
Section 15Mediation, Arbitration and Expert Witness
Section 16Office Security Operations
Section 17Resources: Gemworld International
Section 18Resources: NAJA
Section 19Resources: Diamond Council of America
Section 20Review
Final Quiz