Course Title: Beekeeping
Course Code: AG024

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time

This is an enjoyable course designed to give you sufficient knowledge to keep and manage your own hives. Subjects studied include hive types and siting, bee husbandry, bee diseases, feeding, protective clothing, how to extract and jar good quality honey from local blossoms and flower meadows.



College Certificate in Beekeeping

Course Content

Content includes:
Protective clothing
Hive types and siting
Components of a hive
Understanding the colony
Bee husbandry
Bee diseases
Collecting a swarm
Winter feeding
Extraction and jarring honey
Storage of equipment

Entry Requirements

Interest and enthusiasm.

Next Steps

Smallholders course or other part-time courses

Career Opportunities


Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
20-Apr-20 16-Jun-20 2.00 p.m. 4.30 p.m. Part Time Tue 8
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Wellington boots You are advised to wear trousers Tetanus protection is recommended Overalls, gloves and veils will be provided


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