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Introduction to Prospecting course

08 July 2019

Public Service Announcement

Introduction to Prospecting course

Do you want to learn how to prospect for iron or gold, identify different rocks and minerals, and acquire prospecting skills and techniques?
To find out more about the geology of Nunavut and the mining industry, the Department of Economic Development and Transportation (EDT) is offering free, week-long Introduction to Prospecting courses. Classes are in the evening with a full day on the land on Saturdays. Upcoming courses are scheduled for:
Community Dates Location Community Dates Location

Community Dates Location Community Dates Location
Chesterfield Inlet July 8-13 Nunavut Arctic College Cape Dorset July 29 -August 3 Nunavut Arctic College
Arviat July 22-27 Nunavut Arctic College Rankin Inlet August 12 -17 Nunavut Arctic College – CLC
Hall Beach July 22-27 Nunavut Arctic College Baker Lake August 19-24 Nunavut Arctic College


For more information, call 1-888-975-5999 or email minerals@gov.nu.ca. You can also sign up for the course at your local EDT or hamlet office.
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Media contact:

Matthew Illaszewicz
Manager of Communications
Department of Economic Development and Transportation
867-975-7818
MIllaszewicz@GOV.NU.CA