The Introduction to Prospecting Course is available to any Nunavummiut who is interested in learning the basic skills needed to prospect and explore for minerals. Once a person has taken this course, they can apply for Nunavut Prospectors’ Program (NPP) funding. Government geologists deliver the courses in communities on a rotating basis. Since the inception of the program, approximately 850 people have completed the Introduction to Prospecting Course. For further information, contact the department at 1-888-975-5999.