Fire ant training

Designed for everyone who lives and works in the fire ant biosecurity zones. Fire ant training enables our whole community to look, report and treat for fire ants.

Training will provide you with an understanding of fire ants, their impacts and how you can help protect South East Queensland from this invasive pest.

  • Know where and how to look for fire ants
  • Know how to identify fire ants and understand their impacts on our way of life
  • Understand the 10 year eradication plan
  • Understand how to manage fire ants
  • Understand the biosecurity zones and movement controls
  • See video demonstrations of bait options and their applications
  • Be proactive in stopping the spread of fire ants
Training details
Where: Online via MS Teams
When: 9:00am - 10:30am every second Wednesday
Cost: Free

How to book into a training session

  1. View the available sessions
  2. Sign in to your account and book into a session.

Do you have a large workforce that needs to be trained?
Fire ant awareness training sessions are available for large workforces at your place of business. To discuss this option with a trainer please complete a request form.

To participate in online fire ant awareness training you will need a device with a stable internet connection.

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

I have read the privacy statement and agree to the department contacting me about fire ants or electric ants