First Detector Online Courses

Our e-learning program brings First Detector training directly to your phone or computer. Each digital, multimedia module is followed by a ten question post-test, passable with a score of 70% or higher. Upon completion of the six-module First Detector Training course, you will be able to print a First Detector Training Certificate of Completion. Congratulations, you are now a First Detector!

First Detector Training Course

Looking for more? Special topic modules are available on Asian longhorned beetles, emerald ash borers and boxwood blight!

If you are interested in authoring content for an e-learning module, please contact Rachel McCarthy at


Photo credit - Asian longhorn beetle: Joe Boggs, Ohio State University