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The Backpack Electrofishing Fundamentals course will provide the participant with both theoretical and practical experience over two days. This will include a one day portion of intensive classroom training that addresses the theory and concepts of electrical safety. The second day will include a practical session focused on development of crew member and crew leader skills related to the operation of a backpack electrofishing unit. The field time will enhance the skills and theories discussed in the classroom session and allow participants to practice all roles assigned to a backpack electrofishing crew; shocker, netter, and processor.
Additional focus will include knowledge about the electrofishing policy respecting injuries to fish and electrofishing best practices.
This course is compliant with the WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR) 19.41(a) and is acceptable to the Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia for training in electrofishing operation.
Recommended Pre-requisites: First Aid, CPR with AED, Fish Identification