Part time Beekeeping AG024

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£150
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 6 Weeks
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    6 Weeks
Description

This is an enjoyable course designed to give you sufficient knowledge to keep and manage your own hives of bees and produce delicious, good quality honey from the local blossoms and flower meadows.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
See map

Course programme


Beekeeping AG024
QualificationCollege Certificate
Qualification Level
Level : n/a
What do these levels mean?

Duration :6 weeks

Times :6 x Tuesday: 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
or
6 x Wednesday: 6.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Dates :4.05.10 - 15.06.10
5.05.10 - 16.06.10

Run by : Agriculture Department.
Tutor : Martin Hutchinson

Awarding Body
Kingston Maurward College

Is it right for me?
This is an enjoyable course designed to give you sufficient knowledge to keep and manage your own hives of bees and produce delicious, good quality honey from the local blossoms and flower meadows.

What qualifications will I need?
Interest and enthusiasm. Tetanus protection is recommended. Minimum age 16 years.

What will I be learning about?
  • Bee management
  • Hive types and siting
  • Bee diseases
  • Winter feeding
  • Protective clothing
  • Equipment
  • Extract and jar honey
  • Storage of equipment

What materials are required?
You must bring your own wellington boots. Overalls, gloves and veils will be provided.

What is next?
Wild Flowers of Dorset.

How will I be assessed?
Continuous assessment throughout the course for a College certificate.

How much will it cost?
£150

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