Introduction to Beekeeping | Kirkley Hall Campus | FCR0129E |Northumberland College
Animal Care

Introduction to Beekeeping

Kirkley Hall Campus
Course Code:
Awarding Body

College Certificate

Start Date:
08 March

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for those wishing to know more about Beekeeping or those thinking about starting their own hives.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

There are no entry requirements for this course

What will I study on the course?

The course is designed to provide a grounding in theoretical and practical beekeeping and to prepare students for the Basic Examination in Beekeeping, the Certificate in Beekeeping Husbandry and the Scottish Basic Bee master Certificate, although entry to those examinations is voluntary. Participants will be introduced to the beekeeping association operating in their area.

How is the course organised

This short course runs for 2 hours.

How will my progress be assessed?

You will receive theoretical and practical guidance from the tutor throughout the course.

Can I gain any extra qualifications while on the course?

No, however you may wish to study another short course with us or join one of our longer courses which will gain you a qualification.

What final qualification will I get if I am successful?

College Certificate

Next Steps

Why not look in to gaining a qualification in this subject area, we offer many different courses.

Can I receive any financial support whilst I am studying?

For Full-Cost and Leisure courses there is no financial support available.

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