Certificate III in Beekeeping

Jobs and Skills WA: Animal (beekeeping) courses
Get a buzz out of your new career as a beekeeper!

If you would like to get into commercial beekeeping – apiculture — start your own bee colony or bee product business, or even just learn how to keep bees, this is the course for you!

You'll learn how to establish an apiary site, assemble and maintain a beehive, extract honey, safely use smokers and beekeeping equipment, re-queen a bee colony, manage honey bee swarms, and safely transport bee hives to a new site, and so much more!

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
National course code: AHC31818 | WA State ID: BEG0

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This qualification describes the skills and knowledge of a honey bee (Apis) beekeeper, including the establishment of beehives and apiaries, the transport of live bees and the management of bees for honey production and/or provision of pollination services.

Legislation, regulations and by-laws relating to beehive ownership and biosecurity codes of practice apply in some states and territories.

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