Beehive & Frame Assembly Day

One day course

Apply for 2023

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 hive, 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

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

*Attendees can bring their own beehive. If not bringing their own, we will provide a flatpack hive at an additional cost. See more on our shop when applying. 

Course details

Dates & Location

23rd July (Sunday)

The new dates for the 23/24 Part Time Programme will be made available in the next couple of weeks.  If you wish to be the first to receive the new dates upon release then please register your interest above.  

9.00 - 17.00

Lewes Campus - Plumpton College


1 day



(£80 for the course and £190 for the materials)

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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