Introduction to Hard Rock Prospecting

4 days over two weekends

Program Description:

Two Weekends:  March 18 &19 and March 25 & 26, 2023

Time:  9:00am - 12:00pm

Location:  Online.

Registration Deadline:  February 24, 2023


Learn all about becoming a Prospector in the NWT, from the comfort of your home. This 4-day course will be delivered online over TWO WEEKENDS, and is open to any NWT resident who has their own access to a computer or tablet and high-speed internet, and interest in hard rock prospecting. Live webinars will allow students to ask questions and participate fully in the classes.

Topics Include:

  • How to prospect,
  • Claim staking,
  • Assessment regulations,
  • Marketing yourself and your properties,
  • Basic geology, and
  • The exploration cycle.

A $50 dollar fee is required and includes a starter kit, prospecting license and tags.  (Non-refundable after November 5th).


To Apply, contact The Mine Training Society at 1-888-765-0445 or email

Application form available here.