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Bees, Beekeeping and Honey- Short Course

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Have you always wanted to start keeping your own bees?

Self Paced 20-hour course to help you understand more about beekeeping. 

Learn to all about bees, from biology and breeds to beekeeping, honey production, using bee products and managing bees in the landscape. This course is a great foundation for anyone interested in beekeeping or simply interested in learning more about bees, honey and other bee products.

There are 8 lessons as follows; with interactive self assessment tests to revise what you have learned at the end of each lesson.

Our 20 hour courses are self paced and will help you understand a topic in a short amount of time. You can work through the course when you like- test yourself with mini-tests along the way. There are extra case studies or research you can undertake if you would really like to get into the topic. Once you have completed the lessons and self assessment tasks, there is a final exam undertaken online- you can then download your personalised certificate.
 

This course covers the following lessons:

Lesson 1- Scope and nature of bees and beekeeping
Locating a hive
Types of bees
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 2- Bee biology
Bee physiology
Castes and their roles
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 3- Equipment, materials, obtaining bees

Obtaining bees
Step by step honey extraction
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 4- The Hive – types, construction, inspection
The hive
Choosing the right hive
Inspecting hives
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 5- Working Bees: seasonal husbandry and harvesting
Seasonal tasks
Honey production
Working with the different bee species
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 6- Bee Health Management
Pests
Diseases
Viruses
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 7- Bees in the Landscape
Attracting bees to your garden
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 8- Using Honey and Bee Products
Review what you have been learning
Final assessment

 

How does this course work?

You can enrol at any time.
Once you have paid for the course, you will be able to start straight away.
Study when and where you like. Work through at your own pace.

You can download your study-guide to your smart phone, tablet or laptop to read offline.

There are automated self-assessment tests you can complete at the end of each lesson. You can attempt these as many times as you wish and each time, upon completion, you can see your results. You will need internet access to complete the self assessment tests.

At the end of the course, you are presented with a large assessment which can be attempted online, anywhere, anytime. If you achieve a 60% pass in the exam; you immediately receive a downloadable certificate of completion with your name on it. If you do not achieve a 60% pass rate, you can contact us to re-sit your exam ( email- [email protected] )

Contact us at anytime if you have any issues with the course. [email protected]


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