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Bee Keeping for Beginners
Qualification:
Bee Keeping 
Starts:
11/05/2017 
Ends:
22/06/2017 
Weeks:
Days:
Thr 
Type:
Evening Course 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Animal Care 
Course Code:
CEZKB1B 
 
Entry Requirements
An interest in beekeeping and setting up hives in the garden.
 
 

Bee Keeping for Beginners

This course will suit you if you wish to learn about bees and how they are kept. Sustainability is a huge topic at present and more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their outgoings and become more self-sufficient.


About the Course

This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning the basics about the keeping of honeybees.


Key Units

Session 1 The life cycle and anatomy of the honeybee

Session 2 Health, Safety and Hygiene working with the bees

Session 3 Protective clothing and Equipment

Session 4 Honeybee pests and diseases

Session 5 Practical

Session 6 Practical




Entry Requirements

An interest in beekeeping and setting up hives in the garden.


Assessment

Practical Assessment andCoursework


Where does this Lead

You may wish to study further within Animal Care. You may wish to become a member of the Sheffield Beekeepers Association. 


Extra Costs

For the practical sessions you will need to bring your own wellington boots.