Wilderness Awareness Online Training Danatec


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The biggest danger that people face in outdoor survival situations is being unprepared. Accordingly, this online course, which includes interviews with experts on various aspects of outdoor survival, provides information that will assist you to handle most situations that you may encounter in the outdoors when help isn’t just around the corner.

Course Outline

Responding appropriately to encounters with cougars, moose, elk, wolves, or snakes in the wild

Minimizing and treating bites and stings from wood ticks, mosquitoes, and bees

Bear awareness

Physical differences and general characteristics of bears

Bear behaviour and body language


Food sources

How to store food in a campsite

Hunting, camping, and travelling safely in bear country

Avoiding bear encounters

Recognizing and reacting to defensive and non-defensive attacks

When and how to play dead

Using and handling bear spray

Bear bangers

Reducing exposure to Lyme disease

Building emergency shelters in winter and summer months

Reacting to lightning

Staying safe around trees during normal and high-wind situations

Signalling for help

Making water safe for drinking

Preventing hypothermia and frostbite


Course Details

Length: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Language: English

Certification: Yes

Mobile Friendly: Yes

Digital Badge: Yes