Bear Spray and Bear Safety Training | Fort McMurray

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This Practical satisfies Suncor + Syncrude training requirements to allow workers to carry Bear Spray on their work sites.

Course Schedules:

Duration: 1 hour

Certificate: Valid 3 years

Bear Spray Practical Description:

Advantage Learning Solutions is introducing a new option for those working around wildlife: a Bear Spray Practical. This Practical exercise is designed for those who have already met the theory training requirements for working in wildlife areas out at the Suncor operated sites in Fort McMurray and satisfies their requirements to be able to carry Bear Spray on these sites.

Why a Bear Spray Practical?

Wildlife encounters can be unpredictable, but being equipped with Bear Spray and possessing the know-how to use it effectively can make all the difference. This Practical exercise is not just about carrying bear spray—it's about knowing when and how to deploy it to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you.

Topics Covered:

  • Bear Spray Basics
  • Bear Identification
  • Bear Species
  • Bear Distribution
  • Signs of Bears
  • Bear Avoidance Strategies
  • Bear Encounters
  • Deterrents
  • Other Regional Wildlife

Advantage Learning Solutions has been approved by Suncor as a provider for the Bear Spray Practical.


The Bear Spray Practical will be guided and assessed by an Advantage instructor. A certificate will be issued upon completion.

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Bear Spray Practical Questions & Answers

Interested in Bear Spray Practical Training?

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