Bee Keeping Course – 14 Aug Start

A fascinating and comprehensive 8 part course

2018 Course Dates
14 Aug Bee Keeping course (click here to register) 7 - 9pm
COST: $120 for the 8 part course

Thinking about keeping bees? Here’s a taster course that will show you what’s involved plus a bit of hands-on experience. This is a great starter course.

The course is over 8 weeks – including two hands-on sessions with local hives – and covers:

the legal requirements
hiveware and siting hives
bee biology and how to acquire bees
bee health and management
the products of the hive

Course Dates:

Tuesday 14 August (7-9pm, Birkdale Community House)
Tuesday 21 August (7-9pm, Birkdale Community House)
Tuesday 28 August (7-9pm, Birkdale Community House)
Saturday 1 September (10am – midday Bayview School)
Tuesday 4 September (7-9pm, Birkdale Community House)
Tuesday 11 September (7-9pm, Birkdale Community House)
Saturday 15 September (10am – midday Bayview School)
Tuesday 18 September (7-9pm, Birkdale Community House)


Your Tutor – Dave Grant

Dave Grant is a local beekeeper and has been keeping beehives on his property for years. He is passionate about establishing healthy, happy and productive hives and wants to teach others about how they can best keep bees in an urban setting.

Thanks Dave. It was one of the best courses I’ve done. Every week you were totally well prepared,  and your enthusiastic approach to sharing your knowledge made it a really great course. Thanks so much. I’m looking forward to getting started!


Comments from the previous course feedback:

All content was relevant and helpful
I learned a lot of interesting facts
Practical hive inspections were really helpful
I was able to ask questions and be interactive with the presenter. Practical part was really helpful