Course number: 038-107

Course length: 12 hrs

Course description:

In this course, students will address a variety of topics related to prospecting in the Northwest Territories (NWT). These topics include the purpose and history of prospecting, the importance of prospecting to the exploration process, and the common types of mineral exploration in the NWT. The course also provides information on visual indications of mineralization and oil and gas; and the steps for additional exploration. The course includes demonstrations about how to safely use and maintain prospecting tools and demonstrates the proper methods for recording field notes and creating field sketches.  Safety practices associated with prospecting as well as information about the Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED) Program is included.

Course delivery:

  • In Person

Programs this course is part of: