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Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
Personalised for INTERNATIONAL students.
International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

Introduction to Beekeeping

Short Course

Overview

Our trainer is a member of the Beekeeping State Quarantine Response Team with the Victorian Government.

Suitable For:

  • Participants wishing to introduce a hive into their garden
  • Small scale bee keepers
  • Participants interested in hobby gardens

Topics Covered:

  • Open and reassemble a beehive
  • Re-queen a honey colony
  • Manage pest and disease within a honey bee colony
  • Using a bee smoker
  • Remove a honey crop from a hive

Course Outcomes:

  • Best practices of looking after a bee hive
  • Maintaining a healthy bee hive
  • Extracting honey from a hive

A Certificate of Completion will be issued at the conclusion of the course.

Requirements

No prior knowledge or experience required

Materials

  • Pen and notebook
  • Sturdy work boots
  • Positive attitude to bees

    • Please note: Some practical classes for this course are delayed due to bee inactivity.

Available sessions

Fairfield

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - Friday, March 17, 2023 Free Spots

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Thursday, May 4, 2023 - Saturday, September 9, 2023 Free Spots

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Thursday, July 13, 2023 - Saturday, October 14, 2023 Free Spots

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Thursday, August 17, 2023 - Saturday, October 28, 2023 Free Spots

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Thursday, October 5, 2023 - Saturday, November 11, 2023 Free Spots

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Thursday, November 9, 2023 - Saturday, December 9, 2023 Free Spots

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