This one day course covers the syllabus for the British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) Basic Assessment. Ideal for those wishing to improve their beekeeping knowledge and skills and for those wishing to take (and pass) the optional Basic Assessment.
- Natural History of Honeybees
- Setting up an Apiary
- The Beekeeping Year
- Feeding Bees
- Swarm Control
- Pest and Diseases
- Plants for Bees
- Products of the Hive
- plus 2 practical sessions at the Apiary
Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date
The optional BBKA Basic Assessment is organised by local beekeeping groups. Candidates need to be BBKA Members with one year’s beekeeping experience and to pay a fee of £20 to the BBKA
At least one season’s experience with honeybees.
For those with no experience, the Taster Day and the Hive and Frame Assembly courses are recommended.
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New dates to be released after the Easter break.
9:00am - 5:00pm
If you are unable to attend the above dates or the date you would like to attend is full please register your interest here.
Once completed your BBKA certificate, discover our Honeybee Management - Module 1 Prep for examination course here.
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