Claim Staking and Mineral Tenure

Course number: 038-108

Course length: 6 hrs

Course description:

In this course, students will address a variety of topics related to claim staking and mineral rights in the Northwest Territories. These topics include mineral tenure; obtaining a prospector’s license; staking a claim; tools used in claim staking; how to physically stake a claim; the process for recording mineral claims and obtaining prospecting permits; and the concept of representation of work. The course also covers leasing and lapsing (surrendering) a claim; the primary and basic differences between mineral exploration and oil and gas exploration rights; and safety practices associated with claim staking fieldwork.

Course delivery:

  • In Person

Programs this course is part of: