Wildlife Awareness (includes Bear Awareness)

Please note: required training for access to Suncor site and facilities is  Wood Buffalo Wildlife Awareness  

The Wildlife Awareness Online (includes Bear Awareness) course provides novice, intermediate and supervisory level workers with the basic knowledge to work safely in remote areas and wilderness habitats while promoting the safe co-existence with wildlife.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate of completion that does not expire will be available to print.

Topics Covered

  • Regulations for wildlife protection
  • Large ungulates
  • Noxious plants and insects
  • Spiders and reptiles
  • Transmissible diseases associated with wildlife contact
  • Bear types and behaviours
  • Other carnivores

Equipment Requirements for Online Class


  • The course can be accessed at anytime through your online account, for 90 days from initial registration. Our Energy Safety Canada offices are available to support during regular business hours
  • This course is endorsed by the Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors (CAGC), Canadian Association Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), and Sustainable Resource Development (SRD)