Beekeeping for Beginners

This is an introductory course designed for those who are wanting to develop skills and confidence to manage bees and beehives either for personal development, or leading to further training in a Certificate III in Beekeeping, or an employment pathway. The course will comprise of both theory and practical sessions. Participants will learn about bee life cycles, identifying parts of the hive, hive construction, smoker operation, regulations and safety, pest and disease management, site assessment, bio-security, inspections, swarm prevention and honey extraction.

This course will run for seven weeks held over four evening sessions and 3 daytime sessions

Date’s: Term 4 – 2023 – Date to be confirmed
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday 18th Feb
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Date’s: Saturday 25th Feb &
4th Mar
Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Funded – $180.00
Conc – $150.00
: NCLC – 99 Melville Street, Numurkah

Introduction to Beekeeping
To Bee or Not to Bee

A fun and informative introduction to bees and beekeeping for those considering introducing a beehive into their home garden.  In addition, we will provide an overview of bee life cycles, seasonal behaviour and the importance of bees in our world.  Find out what is involved in becoming a beekeeper for the first time-including equipment, regulations and safety.

Date: Term 3 – 2023 – Date to be confirmed
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Venue: NCLC – 99 Melville Street, Numurkah