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Honey Bee Health Management

Non-accredited Short Course

You will be taught how to manage healthy Honey bees by knowing and being able to identify/rectify “problems” your bees might experience.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Robina Start date: 25 Feb 2023 Duration: 2 weeks
Full Fee

Course overview

This course is Part 2 of our Complete Beekeeping bundle.

Students in this course will be taught how to manage healthy Honey bees by knowing and being able to identify/rectify “problems” your bees might experience.

This course is conducted by a Qualified and experienced Beekeeping Educator with years of experience in the Beekeeping Industry.

This course and our other beekeeping topics on offer, are an investment in your bees, the environment, and your own ability to get the most from your beekeeping experience.

We have a range of Bee Keeping courses available, make sure you check them out!

This course includes practical work with live honey bees-

During lesson 2 there will be an excursion & tour to an operating commercial Apiary. Details will be provided to students in the first lesson.
Students will need to provide their own transport to and from this local Apiary.

Topics covered:

  • Awareness of Honey bees, seasonal conditions, regional variables
  • Management of:
    • Healthy bees
    • Preventing Pests and Diseases
  • Identifying:
    • Diseases of the honey bee brood
    • Diseases of adult honey bees
    • Hive pests
    • Exotic pests
  • Taking samples
  • Applying treatments as necessary
  • Notifiable pests and diseases
  • Getting specialist advice

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
25 Feb 2023
2 weeks
9.00am - 4.00pm - Sessions will be in classroom with excursions off site.
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $170

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Honey Bee Health Management (NONAC05021)

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Honey Bee Health Management

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Resources required
  • Pen and paper for note taking.
  • BYO lunch.
  • If you have one, bring your bee suit, however basic PPE will be provided.
  • If anaphylactic, please bring your Epipen and health management plan.
Need to know
  • We recommend using public transport or
  • If you are driving, BEFORE you arrive, please download the EasyPark App, set up your account and enter this code in full: 321988139 to recognise TAFE as the location.Parking can be accessed via Paddington Place.
    ONLY park in the spaces marked with the Red TAFE Queensland logo on either B1 or B2 to avoid being fined by Easy Park.
    Please be aware that parking spaces can fill early.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.