$150

Bees: Autumn Hands-on Beekeeping Course (17th March 2019)

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Location

Abbotsford Convent and Collingwood Children's Farm Apiary.

1 St Heliers St

Abbotsford, Victoria 3067

Australia

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Description

This one-day course is focused on Autumn beekeeping with both regular Langstroth and Flow hives. Topics will include bee genetics, raising queens, harvesting wax, re-queening and preparing hives for winter. It is suitable for those who have previously attended a beginners’ beekeeping course or those who already manage their own hives.

The course has been developed from, and is consistent with, core and elective units of Beekeeping Certificate III.

Course delivery

  • The course will be conducted at the Abbotsford Convent and at the adjoining the Collingwood Children’s Farm apiary. Go to www.facebook.com/collingwood.bees to view the apiary in operation and to see how it is used to teach practical beekeeping.

  • The course will be conducted on Sunday 17th March 2019. It will commence at 9 am (with registration from 8:30) and conclude at 5:00 pm.

  • All beekeeping personal protective equipment will be provided at the apiary. For biosecurity reasons students will not be permitted to bring and use their own equipment.

Cost

  • The cost of the course is $150. If you also enrol in the Summer Hands-on Beekeeping course you will receive a refund of $10. To enrol in the Summer course, click here.

  • Included in the cost will be course notes, a memory stick of beekeeping resources and morning tea.

  • Lunch will not be provided but it can be purchased at a number of nearby venues at the Abbotsford Convent.

Enrolment

  • Enrolment and payment can only be made through Eventbrite.

  • Participants in our 2018 Beginners' Hands-on Beekeeping courses will have priority booking until Friday 16th November.

  • Enrolments will be accepted on a "first- come, first- served" basis.

  • Course cancellation will be accepted two weeks before the commencement date of the course and will incur a cancellation fee of $50 with the balance being refunded approximately five days after the event.

  • The course organizers reserve the right to refuse enrolment to any student who they consider unsuitable for the course for whatever reason.

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Abbotsford Convent and Collingwood Children's Farm Apiary.

1 St Heliers St

Abbotsford, Victoria 3067

Australia

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