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Learn to assemble a beehive on this one day practical course based in our workshops. Each attendee will be given their own cedar National Beehive to assemble under supervision with all tools provided.

Course Description

Each student will receive a cedar flat-pack beehive with frames and wax and will be shown how to assemble roof, brood box and supers, floor and frames by our experienced tutor. A comprehensive handout is provided about the hove, it's history and tips for assembling it properly, buying equipment and starting out in beekeeping.

This course combined with the taster day is ideal preparation for beekeeping.

Equipment required: 

  • Outdoor clothing
  • Sturdy footwear suitable for working in a workshop
  • Notebook and pen

Course reference: COP002

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:
  • 16th November 2019
  • 15th February 2020
  • 14th March 2020
  • 27th June 2020

Time: 9.00 - 17.00

Location: Plumpton


1 day



Plus mandatory £160 fee for course materials.

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