Dangerous Wildlife Awareness Course

Introduces participants to the danger and threats posed by the local wildlife in remote areas.

Teaches staff how to work and live safely around these animals in your specific location.

Dangerous Wildlife Awareness Courses

1-4 hours duration
  • Introduction to some of Australia’s most dangerous animals, including snakes, crocodiles, scorpions, and centipedes
  • Snake identification, behaviour, and safety
  • Crocodile behaviour and safety
  • Other reptile behaviour and safety
  • Insects and other dangerous animal behaviour and safety
  • Proper personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • First aid techniques

Frequently asked questions

Regular courses are scheduled for Townsville and Cairns region throughout the year.  Contact us today for dates, prices and to register your interest.

Private, on-site courses throughout Queensland are also available.  We can bring our custom snake handling pit and all required AV equipment directly to your site.  Contact us today for your custom quote.  (Minimum and maximum numbers apply).

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection has assessed and approved our course content.

The certificate of completion from our course can be used by participants as part of their Damage Mitigation Permit (DMP) so that they can legally relocate snakes in Queensland.

Visit the Department of Environment and Science website for more information: https://environment.des.qld.gov.au/licences-permits/plants-animals/damage-mitigation-permits

Expert Instruction

Dan Bamblett has over 20 years of professional experience working with snakes. A qualified fauna spotter catcher and damage mitigation permit holder, he has experience with both captive snakes in confined spaces and wild snakes in disturbed habitat.

Instructing courses for the past 8 years, Dan ensures that everyone participating in the course is safe and comfortable.