Keeping bees requires a certain level of knowledge and skill. There are many courses designed with the beekeeping beginner in mind.
This weekend course in Shropshire gives everyone, including complete beginners, the confidence and skills to keep healthy, productive honey bees. The course combines practical beekeeping with relevant theory, avoiding lengthy ‘classroom’ sessions.
Beecraft is the official journal of the British Beekeepers Association and this site will provide a comprehensive list of BBKA and other courses in the UK. Courses are divided into beginner, intermediate and advanced with some specialist courses thrown in for good measure.
BBKA beekeeping course calendar.
Experience an unforgettable day pottering about with bees as your course instructor, Mr Trevor Tong of Honey Hill Apairies, takes you through all aspects of bee keeping in this one day course.
Learn first hand how to keep chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs and bees. You can search the map to find a course near you.
Courses for beekeepers and beginners. Use their search facility to find a Thorne beekeeping course near you.
Dedicated beginner beekeeping courses in London aimed especially at the urban beekeeper.
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British beekeepers branch courses are covered under the BBKA entry.