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WFTR 139 - Bear Safety Alberta Safety Council
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 139

Precluded Courses:
None

Calendar Description:
This Alberta Safety Council course provides guidance for pre-planning, before you enter bear country, and on-site situations. It will provide knowledge to recognize potentially dangerous situations and the understanding of the best methods to diffuse these hazardous situations.

Date First Offered:
2005-11-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4


Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Topics covered are:

-Learning to distinguish between different types of bears
-Learning how their mobility and diet will dictate where you will find bears
-Understanding the distribution and annual cycle of bears
-An in-depth look at available bear deterrents and applicable legislation
-Direction on how best to handle bear sightings and encounters



Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to distinguish between types of bears and their mobility, diet, distribution and annual cycle, available deterrents and applicable legislation. It will provide the guidance and pre-planning tips for working in and enjoying bear country.


Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %


Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:

Required - Alberta Safety Council, Bear Awareness and Avoidance
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