Delivering Training in Core and Applied Geoscience Skills

EGRU Professional Development Program

The EGRU professional development short course program was created in collaboration with industry professionals. The program aims to provide high quality training in core and applied geoscience skills suitable for professionals ranging from early career to highly experienced geoscientists.

Since its inception in 2018 the program has gradually increased the number and range of courses offered each year and has provided training to geoscientists around the world.

The courses are delivered by highly experienced industry and discipline specialists. Most courses are delivered online, some are offered as in-person courses on campus, some are field-based, and some can also be delivered in-house and tailored to meet requirements.

If you would like further information about the EGRU short course program, if you’re interested in running a short course in-house, or would like to be added to our mailing list to stay informed about upcoming short courses, please email EGRU_training@jcu.edu.au.

Payment & Cancellation Policy

2024 Short Course Program

Courses for next year include:

Additional courses will be added to the program when dates are confirmed.

Short Course Programs in Previous Years

2023 Short Course Program

  • Ore Textures & Breccias: Recognition Techniques
  • QGIS for Mineral Exploration (4 modules)
  • Exploration Geochemistry (3 modules)
  • Exploration Geophysics for Geologists (3 modules)
  • Hyperspectral Data in Mineral Exploration
  • Management in Mineral Exploration (3 modules)
  • Field Training for Exploration and Mine Geologists

2022 Short Course Program

  • Ore Textures & Breccias: Recognition Techniques
  • Geology Essentials
  • Strategic Planning for Mineral Exploration
  • Exploration Geochemistry (3 modules) – delivered twice
  • Exploration Geophysics for Geologists (3 modules) – delivered twice
  • Management in Mineral Exploration (3 modules)
  • Field Training for Exploration and Mine Geologists

2021 Short Course Program

  • Ore Textures & Breccias: Recognition Techniques
  • Drill Core Logging Techniques
  • Geology Essentials
  • Strategic Planning for Mineral Exploration
  • Exploration Geochemistry (3 modules) – delivered twice
  • Exploration Geophysics
  • Management in Mineral Exploration (3 modules)

2020 Short Course Program:

  • Ore Textures & Breccias: Recognition Techniques
  • Drill Core Logging Techniques
  • QGIS for Geologists
  • Leapfrog (2 modules)
  • Exploration Geochemistry (3 modules) – delivered twice

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