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Beginners Beekeeping Skill Set

State ID: KAA84

Learn about the basics of hobbyist beekeeping! 

We are partnering with local apiarists and in this course you will gain knowledge and practical skills in backyard beekeeping using both the traditional langstroth hives and flow hives. 

Topics covered include:


Course Content 

The below nationally recognised units of competency are included in this course:

AHCBEK203          Open and reassemble a beehive   

AHCBEK205          Use a bee smoker



Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment


Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Kelly O'Malley | Academic Program Assistant MAES - BCMI Campus

9956 6175 | 1800 672 700


Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 


To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 


Important information

How to apply


There are no prerequisites for this course

Important information


1 Day 

Course Requirements 

Students are required to wear covered shoes and bring along long sleeved clothing (preferably light coloured). Basic veil and gloves will be provided. 




How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
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Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.


Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated May 12, 2020