Trapping Courses & Workshops

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PLEASE NOTE: Westlock courses will be held at the Westlock ATA facility till Covid restrictions are lifted
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Standard Trapping Course

Jan 29 - 31, 2021 FULL


Standard Trapping Course

Feb 12 - 14, 2021 FULL


Standard Trapping Course

Feb 19 - 21, 2021 FULL


Standard Trapping Course

Mar 5-7, 2021 FULL


Standard Trapping Course

Mar 12-14, 2021


Standard Trapping Course

Mar 19 - 21, 2021 FULL


Standard Trapping Course

Apr 16 - 18, 2021


Course Information: 

The Alberta Trappers’ Association Trapper Education Program provides the Standard Trapping course, as well as numerous workshops and presentations to schools and other interested groups year round throughout the province.

The Standard Trapping course is your first step toward becoming a trapper. The course includes instruction on the safe use of traps and other equipment, biology of furbearers, animal management, marketing and grading of furs, skinning and fur handling, as well as humane trapping techniques.  


The minimum age to take the course is 12, however, an adult in attendance must be assigned responsibility for any student under the age of 18.


The cost of the course is $399.00 and includes the Trapper Education Manual.

This does NOT include your lodging and meals - this is arranged and paid for by your own preference

Courses Run Friday, Saturday and Sunday

There is a minimum of 10 participants required to hold a course

Standard Trapping Courses also offered with Bushman-Inc


If interested, please CONTACT (780-998-0074)

Bushman-Inc, School is located about 130 km west of Edmonton towards Jasper.


Accommodations, Meals and Structures: 
When taking the course with Bushman-Inc, students are housed in two to three person cabins. Showers and tub in each cabin. The field site for courses is 30 minutes distance and enclosed heated classroom is available.



Contact Information

Hwy 44 Sth Industrial Park, Lot 14

PO Box 6020

Westlock, AB  T7P 2P7

Phone: 780-349-6626

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours Oct 1 - May 1

Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Summer Hours May 1 - Oct 1

Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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