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NONAC05021

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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STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 17 Aug 2024 Duration: 2 weeks View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$180

Course overview

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
  • an emphasis on identifying and managing Varroa mite including hands on testing

Course outcome:

Statement of Participation

Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
On Campus
17 Aug 2024
2 weeks
Part time 1 day per week 9am - 4pm with excursions off site
Saturday
  • Full fee: $180
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Robina

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

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  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

17 Aug 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

2 weeks

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 1 day per week 9am - 4pm with excursions off site
Saturday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $180
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Honey Bee Health Management (NONAC05021)

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Honey Bee Health Management

COURSE CODE: NONAC05021
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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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.

Important information

  • We recommend using public transport or
  • If you are driving, BEFORE you arrive, please download the EasyPark App, set up your account and in the Search bar at top of the screen, type ‘Tafe’ and select the appropriate parking area to set as your location – something similar to this will appear- Care Park Australia street parking, private, 1 day duration.
  • We highly recommend you download the app and enter the details prior to arriving as there may be no signal in the basement. If you have any issues reach out to security on campus located on the ground floor near the lifts.
  • ​Parking can be accessed via Paddington Place. ONLY park in the spaces marked with the Red TAFE Queensland logo on the ground on either B1 or B2 to avoid being fined by Easy Park. 
    Please be aware that parking spaces can fill early.

Please note: The Seedpod Cafe on site at our Robina Campus is not open for business on the weekend or in the evenings so you are advised to bring your own refreshments.
​The Green Fields restaurant & bar on site at our Robina Campus is open from 4pm-9pm most days of the week. Green Fields information.

Pathways

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.

Learn more about University Pathways

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

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

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.