Have you ever considered what it takes to become a beekeeper?
Are you or your family thinking about purchasing a Flow Hive and wondering if you can do a Flow Hive course?
The beekeeper for a day taster is a basic beekeeping course for people who have never handled live bees.
Tag along with an experienced beekeeper and ask anything you like before you take the plunge and buy expensive beekeeping tools and equipment.
The topics we cover are:
- Safety – personal protective equipment and bee stings.
- Legislation – what you need to do about complying with beekeeping bio-security requirements.
- Beekeeping tools and equipment – smokers, hive tools, beehive parts. Everything you will need and where to get it.
- Hands on experience – open a beehive and handle live bees. Find the queen and observe the life cycle of honeybees.
Cost $100.00 per person. Children must be 16 years and over and accompanied by an adult.
We require a 10% deposit prior to accepting your booking. This deposit is non-refundable.
Course times 9 am to 1 pm or noon to 4 pm.