Bear Awareness

Online Training
4910 Reviews

Self-Paced, Simple, and Effective.

  1. Built for Anyone Working in Bear Country.
  2. Covers Black Bears and Grizzly Bears.
  3. Issues certificate immediately upon completion.

Average duration: 1 – 1.5 Hours

$34.95

Bulk Discounts

10 - 24$29.95/unit
25 - 49$27.95/unit
50 - 99$24.95/unit
100 +$19.95/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 identification, 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.

Bear Awareness Course Modules:

  • Bear Facts
  • Identifying Bears
  • Bears and Dogs
  • Food and Garbage
  • Bear Safety
  • Avoiding Dangerous Encounters
  • Preventing Food Conditioning
  • Safety Precautions
  • When Bears Attack
  • Why do Bears attack?
  • What to do if a Bear Attacks
  • Bear Defense Equipment
  • Bear Spray
  • Bear Bangers

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

  • What should you do if you see a bear?
  • Understanding bear signs.
  • Types of bear defense equipment and it’s use.
  • How to stay safe in bear country.
Catherine M. Verified Buyer Helpful knowledgeable staff, very pleased with the support.  
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Patrick D. Verified Buyer Very good and informative. Instructors were nice and helpful  
David F. Verified Buyer Very good easy to use and get around full of good info  
Mark Anthony B. Verified Buyer Very professional and very explanatory. Would definitely recommend.  
Callan G. Verified Buyer Very clear and well explained to give the customer/student a good idea of what they would find in the workplace and how to handle the various hazards  
Chuck H. Verified Buyer Just completed your online TDG course, very informative and easy to use. Thank you!  
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Calvin E. Verified Buyer Good, efficient training. Got us up to our requisite certification, on a flexible schedule that worked for our staff. Clear, no frills online material  
Gerard A. Verified Buyer Training online is very well done and easy to understand. Thank you  
Adolf S. Verified Buyer When I called or email a question I received a fast response and they followed up with me to make sure I was able to access site and accounts they are  
Frederick B. Verified Buyer Course was very well set up and user friendly.  
Ezequiel T. Verified Buyer Easy to understand, fast and affordable for the large group of workers that needed this training. I recommended it! I am very satisfied with this ...  
Daniel L. Verified Buyer The course was very clear. I was able to maneuver through it easily. The layout and operation of the course all made a lot of sense.  
Brittany L. Verified Buyer I am very satisfied with my service. Navigating through the site was very easy, and instructions in regards to completing my ...  
Alan D. Verified Buyer Site was easy to manage. Information was current and informative.  
Brandon A. Verified Buyer Instructor made the course fun while keeping a high level of professionalism. Very informative and the 8 hours just flew by  
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Printable certificate is issued immediately upon successful course completion.

Training can be completed in an hour and a half to two hours. Work at your own pace with no time limit.

Live student support is available 7 days/week via phone, email, or live chat.

Individual training and bulk user management tools make coordinating training for multiple users quick and simple.

Certificates & Record Of Training

Upon completion of the final exam, digital certificates will be issued immediately. These certificates can be downloaded from your account and printed at any time for your convenience. Your certificate must be signed by both the trainee and the employer. In the case of self-employed: If they believe on reasonable grounds that they are adequately trained to perform their duties, self-employed persons may sign as both the trainee and the employer.

Your record of training will be stored securely in your account should you need to reference it or provide proof of training. The record includes training details, completion date, and expiration/renewal date.

 

Bulk Pricing & User Management

Employers, training managers, and facilitators will receive discounted rates when buying for multiple users as well as a suite of user management tools including:

User Management:
Add, modify and remove as many users as you require. View training records, print certificates, and report on user progress. Distribution of training programs and the creation of user accounts can also be automated through the use of enrolment codes.

Certification management
Track certification status for your users including issue dates, completion status, and upcoming renewals. The certification management tools also allow you to create and assign custom certifications for third party courses, on-site practical training, or previously completed training. Track all of your user’s training in one place at no additional cost.

Bulk Pricing

10 - 24 Users$29.95/unitSave
25 - 49 Users$27.95/unitSave
50 - 99 Users$24.95/unitSave
100 + Users$19.95/unitSave

FAQs

WHO NEEDS THIS BEAR AWARENESS COURSE?

This bear awareness course was built for anyone who will be working in a high-risk area of bear country in Canada.

WHAT TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THIS BEAR AWARENESS COURSE?

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.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR ME TO COMPLETE THE BEAR AWARENESS COURSE?

Most students complete the course in about an hour and a half, but there is no time limit to finish your training. You can pause the program and pick up where you left off later. Take as long as you need. Once completed, the training material will continue to be accessible to you for review purposes. You can write the exam multiple times until you achieve the passing grade of 80%.

WILL THE ONLINE BEAR AWARENESS TRAINING WORK ON MY TABLET OR SMARTPHONE?

Yes! Go Safety’s training program has been developed to work on all major operating systems and web browsers. Your training may be taken on a personal computer/laptop, as well as most tablets and mobile phones.

When you begin or continue your training on a mobile device, the website/application controls, and interface will automatically adjust for your screen size and optimize the controls for your device.

WHAT IF MY INTERNET CONNECTION IS UNRELIABLE?

In the event of an interruption due to loss of connectivity, your training will be paused. You may resume your studies at any time by logging back into your account on any compatible device with an internet connection.

HOW CAN I ACCESS MY BEAR AWARENESS RECORD OF TRAINING?

Your record of training is made available from your user account. This record is maintained by Go Safety for a minimum of five years and is available at any time.

HOW CAN I PURCHASE A WALLET CARD TRAINING CERTIFICATE?

You can now purchase a wallet card version of your Bloodborne Pathogens training certificate online. Log into your account, go to Certifications, click then the green order button to the left of the certificate list. Select the course you would like to purchase the wallet card for and follow the prompts.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I LOSE MY BEAR AWARENESS CERTIFICATE?

If you lose your certificate, you can download and print a replacement copy from your account at no cost.

CAN I PURCHASE BEAR AWARENESS TRAINING FOR SOMEONE ELSE?

Training can be purchased for others, including workers, students, and friends. Simply purchase the course and then assign it to a new user account after the transaction is complete using the Manage User panel.

User accounts for other people can be created one at a time, in bulk, or through an automated system using training access codes. These codes will automatically assign training to another user as well as assign their account to you. This will allow you to report on their training progress and certification status from the Manage Users panel.

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4.67 Average 4910 Reviews

Catherine M. Verified Buyer Helpful knowledgeable staff, very pleased with the support.  
Mahmud H. Verified Buyer Well designed courses, online or physical.  
Casey V. Verified Buyer Easy to use website to do your online certification tests  
Laura A-C. Verified Buyer Awesome instructor very down to earth and knowledgeable  
Garett S. Verified Buyer Thorough WHMIS training; recommended!  
Patrick D. Verified Buyer Very good and informative. Instructors were nice and helpful  
David F. Verified Buyer Very good easy to use and get around full of good info  
Mark Anthony B. Verified Buyer Very professional and very explanatory. Would definitely recommend.  
Callan G. Verified Buyer Very clear and well explained to give the customer/student a good idea of what they would find in the workplace and how to handle the various hazards  
Chuck H. Verified Buyer Just completed your online TDG course, very informative and easy to use. Thank you!  
Joshua P. Verified Buyer Received in class training for working at heights from Adrian was a great experience he is a excellent teacher taking his time to explain things ...  
Calvin E. Verified Buyer Good, efficient training. Got us up to our requisite certification, on a flexible schedule that worked for our staff. Clear, no frills online material  
Gerard A. Verified Buyer Training online is very well done and easy to understand. Thank you  
Adolf S. Verified Buyer When I called or email a question I received a fast response and they followed up with me to make sure I was able to access site and accounts they are  
Frederick B. Verified Buyer Course was very well set up and user friendly.  
Ezequiel T. Verified Buyer Easy to understand, fast and affordable for the large group of workers that needed this training. I recommended it! I am very satisfied with this ...  
Daniel L. Verified Buyer The course was very clear. I was able to maneuver through it easily. The layout and operation of the course all made a lot of sense.  
Brittany L. Verified Buyer I am very satisfied with my service. Navigating through the site was very easy, and instructions in regards to completing my ...  
Alan D. Verified Buyer Site was easy to manage. Information was current and informative.  
Brandon A. Verified Buyer Instructor made the course fun while keeping a high level of professionalism. Very informative and the 8 hours just flew by