Personalised for LOCAL students.
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, August 18, 2022 - Saturday, October 15, 2022

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Thursday 25th Aug -

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Thursday 1st Sep -

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Thursday 8th Sep -

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Thursday 15th Sep -

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Saturday 15th Oct -

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 - Saturday, November 5, 2022

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Thursday 6th Oct -

  • (18:30 - 21:00) Free Spots

Thursday 13th Oct -

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Thursday 20th Oct -

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Thursday 27th Oct -

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Thursday 3rd Nov -

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Saturday 5th Nov -

  • (09:30 - 13:00) Free Spots
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