Project Description

Back to all courses

Backyard Beekeeping Basics (online)

Build on your foundational knowledge of managing a backyard beehive

This 2-hr online workshop will run on the following dates in 2022:

Sun 28 Aug / Sun 11 Sep

from $63 | 1/2 day

Book now

Are you already started in beekeeping but want to know more? Maybe you are just looking to learn more about how to manage a beehive as part of your backyard garden or permaculture setup. This workshop provides you with an insight into the skills and experience required to safely and effectively manipulate a beehive and carrying out general management practices.

In addition to providing you with a broad understanding of the history and biology of a colony of European honey bees, at the end of the workshop participants will know what steps need to be taken to get started in beekeeping

The session runs for 2 hours online and has plenty of time for questions and answers. Participants will leave with all the enthusiasm to get started as beekeepers.

Course content:

  • History of beekeeping
  • Types of beehives
  • Beekeeping tools and equipment
  • Rules and Regulations – how to be a good neighbour!
  • Purchasing hives
  • Biology of the honeybee
  • Seasonal tasks and time commitment

Details coming soon

CERES reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient numbers.

If we cancel the workshop you will be entitled to a 100% refund, or you may choose to transfer to another date, subject to availability.

If you decide to withdraw 7 or more days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain a 10% administration fee.

If you decide to withdraw less than 7 days prior to the workshop date CERES will retain 100% of your workshop fee.



Aug | from $55 |