Education Courses in 2019/2020

Beekeeping for Beginners Course

This course is intended for those with little or no knowledge or experience of beekeeping. The course covers all aspects of beekeeping including the life and behaviour of the honey bee, the beekeeper’s year, necessary equipment including clothing and hive equipment.

The course consists of 7 theory sessions and 9 practical sessions.

VenueTheory sessionsUplowman Village Hall

Practical sessionsThe club’s Kinghtshayes apiary
TimingTheory sessions
September to December

Practical sessions
April to August

Cost £90 – payable in two instalments, £45 with the enrolment form and £45 in November. (This includes Registered Membership of the British Beekeepers’ Association – worth £37)

To enrol on the Beekeeping for Beginners Course please download the form below OR for more information contact the Education Coordinator here


Improvers’ Course

A course for people with at least 2 years’ beekeeping experience who wish to develop their skills.

On completion of this course participants can have the option to take the ‘BBKA Basic Assessment’.

The course consists of 5 sessions.

VenueTheory sessionsUplowman Village Hall

Practical sessionsThe club’s Kinghtshayes apiary
TimingTheory and PracticalFebruary to April

Cost £25

To enrol on the Improvers’ Course please contact Education Coordinator here