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.
This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning the basics about the keeping of honeybees.
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
An interest in beekeeping and setting up hives in the garden.
Practical Assessment andCoursework
You may wish to study further within Animal Care. You may wish to become a member of the Sheffield Beekeepers Association.
For the practical sessions you will need to bring your own wellington boots.