BeeSmart Beekeeping Courses available ONLINE - Follow link for pricing and booking
Follow this link and choose the course that is relevant to your needs!
(NOTE: the above link will take you to the Beesmart Beekeeping Website for all courses. The purchase of courses cannot be completed within the same transaction as equipment in this website)
ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE
Become an accomplished BeeSmart hobby beekeeper & know what to do and when!
Learn to manage your bees to stay happy & healthy in your own backyard with Becs BeeSmart Beekeeping Program.
We can get you ready for Spring & by participating in our program, you have first access to seasonal courses and ongoing support.
Backyard beekeeping is the latest trend but an unmanaged hive doesn't thrive. Don't get overwhelmed by all the conflicting info out there - learn with us with our successful step by step program guiding the way to a fun and rewarding hobby.
- what you need & what you don't,
- how to start & hive placement,
- intro to seasonal management,
- the legal requirements,
- pests & diseases, and
- so much more
This is entry into our entire BeeSmart program & community.
It isn't a taster glossing over bees and beekeeping but will give you the knowledge & basic fundamentals to get you going with your own colony with more confidence.
You will be offered first chance for a demonstration of bee husbandry with tips & tricks at different times throughout the season. You will learn to read the frames and problem solve to give them the best care they deserve.
Springtime is the best time to start your hobby so our time frames are perfect to plan, setup and be ready to get your bees.
COURSE: GETTING STARTED WITH BACKYARD BEEKEEPING is where we drill down & learn how to properly manage & care for your bees as beginners. Behind the scenes support is the bonus for joining our group too.
Hands on field days (Step 2) are our favorite classes to ensure you gain the necessary experience to safely handle your colony. They begin in Springtime through to Summer and our current students get an exclusive invitation.
Additional offerings include and are not limited to honey harvesting, winter packdown and heaps more.
BUYING YOUR FIRST BEE COLONY! This is EXCLUSIVE to our BeeSmart Beekeeping Community only. Availability will be announced in Springtime.
We certainly are here to help hold your hand and guide you to ensure you have the most positive and rewarding experience with your own backyard bees.
The entire BeeSmart Backyard Beekeeping program will take you through the journey in understanding the Honeybee colony so you and your family can reap the rewards of their tireless pollination & delicious backyard raw honey.
Mmmmm its simply the best!
Jump on board with our program & join in our BeeSmart Beekeeping Community by booking your seat now.
Bec's been running these workshops for over 10 years and has trained 1000's of people in hobby beekeeping during this time. Some have since become commercial or sideliner beekeepers some have even started their own beekeeping cottage lessons or beekeeping businesses. Hear what others say about the program here https://www.becsbeehive.com.au/pages/testimonials
Learn the right way from the start with us and we will hold your hand to ensure you know your bees and can keep them alive whilst enjoying having them share your backyard too.
This is a perfect activity during Winter or prior to acquiring bees. We recommend to improve your knowledge and understanding of bee beehaviour and legal requirements before plunging into the financial outlay or environmental awareness of handling bees.
Join Bec for a fun, interactive workshop with loads of info and displays. Colony management is crucial to healthy bees - this course is full of tips, tricks and techniques.
Further information is emailed to you upon booking.
- No cancellations permitted - you are welcome to pass on your seat to a friend or relative for the same day training
- Students are welcome to move to the next scheduled course provided notification in writing is received more than 5 days prior to course start date and space is available in that class. Transfers must be used within the same calendar year or are forfeited as no shows.
- No Shows forfeit any refunds & cannot transfer to another date.
- Becs BeeHive reserves the rights to refuse registration entry to anyone considered unsuitable for the course as they see fit
- COVID Lockdown impacts - you have the choice of a full refund or an alternative class opportunity to fulfil our curriculum needs as pre-requisite for our program entry.
- Becs beehive reserves the right to postpone classes if needed
Photos are from previous courses. This is an online course and you may have opportunities for in-person courses at Bec's availability.