The format of general awareness and pest management training will be changing and face-to-face sessions will be postponed in response to COVID-19. Training sessions in the immediate future will be delivered via online video conferencing. Upcoming online sessions will be made available for booking shortly. If you already have a booking for an upcoming session, you will receive a notification when the online system is available.

Fire ant general awareness training

These training sessions are designed for businesses, government bodies, contractors and other suppliers working within the fire ant biosecurity zones and dealing with fire ant carriers.

Sessions include:

  • Fire ant identification and reporting
  • Impacts of fire ants
  • The fire ant eradication program
  • The fire ant biosecurity zones and movement controls, and
  • Participants view live fire ants.

Do you have more than 25 people that need to be trained?
Training sessions can be provided at your place of business if you have 25 people or more to attend. To discuss this option with a trainer, please complete a request form.

Fire ant pest management training

These training sessions are designed to enable pest managers and contractors to treat fire ant nests.

Sessions include:

  • General awareness training
  • How the treatment works
  • Treatment reporting requirements
  • Offsite treatment demonstration.
Training details for all sessions
Cost:No charge
Venue:145-157 Wayne Goss Drive, Berrinba 4117
Time:From 9 am - on scheduled days (please arrive at 8.45 am)

NOTE general awareness training is held on WEDNESDAY from 29 January 2020.

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Privacy Statement
Biosecurity Queensland is collecting your personal information for the purpose of eradicating fire ants and electric ants, category 1 restricted matter under the Biosecurity Act 2014. This information will only be accessed by authorised employees within the department and will not be disclosed to any other parties unless authorised or required by law. View full privacy statement

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