Training Courses

“BASICS IN BEEKEEPING”

A Training Programme designed to teach you how to work with bees.

Training

This fundamental two day training programme is aimed at any person interested in starting out in beekeeping or has limited experience and knowledge working with bees.  The course is run over a weekend period for two full days and in addition to lecture and practical discussion sessions also includes practical field work managing and working on bees.

Course content includes:

Bee Biodiversity

Honeybee Products

Beekeeping Equipment

Protective Clothing

Starting off with bees

Managing your bees

Bee Nutrition

Where to keep bees

Bee Forage

Bee Diseases & Pests

Beekeeping Legislation

Harvesting Honey

Courses are run on a monthly basis and delegate numbers are restricted to enable personal supervision and delegate participation.

For further enquiries either telephone our offices on (011) 476 5626 (mornings only) or send us an email at info@beequip.co.za for information and booking formalities.

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Removing and relocating bees from a pre-fab garage wall

 

A beehive can be kept in a suburban garden under the right conditions, with proper supervision, and in compliance with the municipal by-laws.training 2