Introduction to Beekeeping

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 six weeks held over four evening sessions and 2 daytime sessions

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Tuesday 1st February – 22nd February
(4 sessions).

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday 12th and 19th February
(2 sessions)

11:00am – 2:00pm.

Funded – $180.00
Conc – $150.00.
NCLC – 99 Melville Street, Numurkah


To Bee or Not to Bee – Flow Hive edition

An introduction to bees and beekeeping, with an emphasis on using the Flow Hive, for those considering introducing a beehive into their home garden. In addition to an overview of bee life cycles, seasonal behaviour and the importance of bees in our world, we will take an in depth look at the management and operation of a Flow Hive. Find out what is involved in becoming a beekeeper, including equipment, regulations and safety.

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Tuesday 22nd March

7:00pm – 9:00pm

$30.00

NCLC – 99 Melville Street, Numurkah