Basics in Beekeeping

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


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 for information and booking formalities.


Newbies geared up for their first practical session, working beehives in the field.


After the field trip delegates are shown how to harvest honey collected from the beehives.image3

Delegates themselves practice the art of uncapping & spinning out the honey.