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Fire Ants

Welcome to this CEU on Fire Ants. The purpose of this recertification course is to be used as a helpful source of all relevant information associated with the fire ants integrated pest management program.  Go ahead and get started!

Learning Objectives:

The following is a list of the key points to be discussed within this course.

  • Understand the difference between the major fire ant species in the USA.
  • Understand the key development factors associated with fire ant colonies, such as life cycle, structure, and size.
  • Describe the main feeding habits of fire ants.
  • Understand the main concerns associated with fire ants and fire ant stings.
  • Understand the importance of fire ant monitoring and thresholds.
  • Understand the non-chemical methods of fire ant control.
  • Understand the main chemical control measures.
  • Understand the importance of selecting the most suitable fire ant control measure.

Tennessee Course Approval

CourseCourse NumberCEUs
Fire Ants CEU31460C01-Agricultural Plant
C02-Forest Pest Control
C03-Ornamental & Turf
C07-Structural Pest Control
C08-Public Health
C10-Demo & Research
C12-Pesticide Dealer

Welcome

Welcome to this CEU on Fire Ants. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses. As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end. Good Luck!

Tyler Pettis - Director of Training

CEU Pricing: $15.00 Each

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Applicator Recertification Point Requirements


Point Requirements for Commercial Applicators Only

CategoryCertified prior to
Dec. 31, 2014 & before
Dec. 31, 2015
Certified on or after
Dec. 1, 2015 & before
Dec. 31, 2016
C0118 pts12 pts
C0212 pts8 pts
C03/LHA18 pts12 pts
C0412 pts8 pts
C0512 pts8 pts
C0618 pts12 pts
C0730 pts20 pts
C0818 pts12 pts
C1018 pts12 pts
C119 pts6 pts
C1218 pts12 pts
C139 pts6 pts
C149 pts6 pts
C169 pts6 pts

Points may not be accrued prior to obtaining certification. All certifications will expire on December 31, 2014 if the required number of points are not accrued. All points cannot be accrued in one certification year (Ending Dec 31st).

You cannot earn more than 75% of your total point requirement at any one school. No more than 50% of the total required number of points can be ‘In-House’ points.

  • No points may be carried over from one recertification period to the next.
    In-house points are limited to 50% of your total point requirement.
    All training must be submitted to the TDA or UT office no later than 30 days prior to the date of the training session. Those approving the certification training reserve the right to reject assigning points for educational sessions submitted late.
  • All points cannot be accrued in one year. If the minimum number of points are not accrued by the end of the third year, a recertification exam will be required that year.
  • Approved topics for in-house and external recertification training are as follows: anything about the pests, pest control, WPS, pesticides, pesticide safety, IPM, labeling, environmental issues (wildlife, endangered species and water quality) and pesticide laws and regulations.
  • All points cannot be accrued in one year, unless certified between July 1, and December 31 of the third year of the recertification period. If the minimum number of points are not accrued by the end of the third year, a recertification exam will be required that year.
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