Bear Awareness

Bear Aware Online Training

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10 - 24 $29.95/unit
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Bear Safety Training

This online Bear Awareness Course will guide you through what you need to know when in bear country, from the basics of bear safety, to using bear defense equipment.

Our comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention after each module. The course has been designed to ensure you have a good understanding of bear safety and are able to stay safe in the event of an encounter. After completion of this course you will be issued a certificate of completion.

After completion of this course, you should be able to understand:

  • What should you do if you see a bear?
  • Which types of bears are dangerous.
  • Types of bear defense equipment and it’s use.
  • How to stay safe in bear country.

*This certificate is valid for 3 years. Individuals or employers may use their best judgment to set their own expiration period.

Average Duration: 2 Hours
Printable Certificate Upon Completion
Plastic Proof Of Training Card Available
Unlimited Exam Attempts
Standards Compliant
Valid for 3 Years*
Self-Paced. Available 24/7
Live Student Support
Permanent Record of Training
User Management Tools Available

Course Outline

1. Behaviour

Chapter one covers basic bear behaviour, including the most common interactions you may experience, human habituation and food conditioning, as well as identifying the signs of a stressed or hungry bear and how the two main species act.

2. Identification

Chapter two covers the common locations you will find Grizzly and Black bears in Canada, as well as how to spot the signs of habitats and frequented areas they visit. You will also learn how to identify the difference between each bear physically, and by the signs they leave behind.

3. Avoidance

Chapter three will provide you an overview of the best practices to avoid bear encounters, as well as how to spot the signs of a bear in your area. You will also be lead through proper camp set up, with food and waste management techniques.

4. Encounters

Chapter four covers the two main types of bear encounters you will face when a bear approaches, and how to tell the difference between a predatory encounter and a defensive encounter. As well, you will be given best practices on how to remove yourself from the situation.

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Depending on how many training credits you purchase, you may receive a discount. Once purchased, training credits may be used to assign training to users in your account or held for future use.

In addition to the training that you purchase, you will also have access to a number of free training management tools. These tools allow you to add and manage users in your account, distribute training courses, view training progress, print certificates, view records of training, and create customized certification reports to ensure your users are always in compliance.

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Additional Services

We put our team of professionals to work to build solutions that improve results, save time, relieve your budget and keep your people safe. In addition to our training programs, we also provide Consulting Services, Train The Trainer Solutions, Course Authoring, and Integration services.

Consulting Services

It is our mandate to develop plans and programs that meet the unique needs and environments where staff carry out their work on a daily basis, creating customized programs that deal with risks specifically for each situation.

Our consulting services include OHS Auditing, Safety Policy Development, Procedure Writing, Training Needs Analysis, Safety Inspections, Job Safety & Hazard Analysis, Emergency Response Planning, and Fall Prevention & Detection.

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Customize and control the learning experience of your staff or customers with our Train the Trainer offerings and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our lifetime complimentary update service.

These packages educate new trainers on how to deliver in-person training to adult learners. Packages include Instructor Certification courses, expanded reference manuals, ready to customize classroom presentations, exam templates, certificates, and participant guides for students.

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Customize and control the learning experience of your staff or customers with our Train the Trainer offerings and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our lifetime complimentary update service. These packages educate new trainers on how to deliver in-person training to adult learners. Packages include Instructor Certification courses, expanded reference manuals, ready to customize classroom presentations, exam templates, certificates, and participant guides for students.

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Our team of industry leading instructional designers and subject matter experts are able to develop defensible, effective, and efficient training programs that you can deliver as elearning content, self-learning course books, reference materials for classroom teaching, or as an app that integrates with existing frameworks. Training programs can be something that is built from scratch, or modified using pre-existing course materials from our library or your own.

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