ANARPAM offers its training modules intended to develop our partners’ human resources skills in areas of geological and mining research.

Training offers

  1. Geological exploration:

This module is intended to junior geologists freshly engaged in geological exploration work.


  • Objective: to introduce geologists to the geological exploration methods used in the Mauritanian context.
  • Content: principles of geochemistry, soil, rock, sediment sampling methods, structural measurements, geological mapping.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 weeks


  1. Geological modeling :

This advanced training module is intended to geologists with some experience in geological drilling work and wishing to develop their skills in the interpretation of drilling data.


  • Objective: To initiate geologists on the methods of drilling data interpretation for the development of 3D models of the geological or geochemical data of the drilling yielding volume calculation
  • Content: Development of borehole section diagrams, interpretation of borehole sections, correlation, creation of envelopes, geostatistics, model development.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 weeks


  1. Geomatics :

This module is intended to exploration geologists specializing in data collection, processing and analysis.


  • Objective: to ensure proficiency of data management tools and geographic information systems tools.
  • Content: Initiation to geological data management, Creation of databases, Data quality control, Initiation to GIS: collection of cartographic data, production of geological maps, Initiation to GIS / SGBD software: Arcgis, Mapinfo, QGIS, SQL .
  • Duration: 3 to 4 weeks

4. 4. Laboratory


In the laboratory field, ANARPAM offers training in the following modules:


  • General requirements for of ISO 17025: 2017 testing and calibration laboratories’ skills
  • ISO 19011: 2018 internal auditor qualification training
  • Training on method validation according to standard NF T90: 2018
  • Training on the quality management system-ISO 9001: 2015 requirements

Duration 5 days / Module


  • Advanced training on preparation and analysis by atomic absorption spectrometry
  • Leak training and X-ray fluorescence analysis
  • Training on mechanical preparation and its quality control

Duration 15 days / Module

République Islamique de Mauritanie

Ministère du Pétrole, des Mines et de l’Energie

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