Protection and Development of Wildlife Habitats






Environnement et aménagement du territoire

Nombre d'unités


Durée de la formation

1320 Heures


Program approved in 1998.

To acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to perform tasks such as patrolling designated areas, lend assistance to people who are lost or in danger, guide hunters, fishers and other users, enforce and apply rules that govern hunting and fishing, give relevant information, assist biologists in their work, work with teams that conduct wildlife inventories, conduct various types of wildlife inspection, monitor the development of leased territories, prepare equipment, buildings and infrastructure, manage a check station, write reports, taking into consideration the tasks listed above.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou codeNom du cours / CompétenceHeures
737011Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
737021Apply occupational health and safety rules15
737034Handle gear, tools and light motorized and non-motorized equipment60
737043Provide emergency assistance to persons in need45
737053Handle propane gas45
737064Prepare the equipment, buildings and infrastructures60
737073Apply elements of animal biology45
737088Identify wildlife species120
737095Interpret and explain the acts and regulations respecting wildlife protection75
737105Handle hunting weapons75
737112Communicate in the workplace30
737123Manage a check station45
737132Apply wilderness survival techniques30
737144Navigate in the wilderness60
737152Get around in the wilderness using non-motorized modes of travel30
737165Conduct wilderness patrols75
737174Conduct investigations60
737183Apply elements of forest ecology45
737194Assist wildlife management specialists60
737202Detect animal pathologies30
737215Use fishing, hunting and trapping techniques75
737226Guide and inform customers90
737231Use job search techniques15
737248Enter the work force120