Education

The South Cheshire Beekeepers run various training courses each year:-

Beginner’s Course
This course commences each year in late January, and consists of 7 sessions, once a week, running through into March. The course covers the basic knowledge students need to start keeping their own bees, and will also include practical sessions at the Club Apiary during the summer, and membership of the British Beekeepers Association.

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Intermediates Practical Sessions
These sessions are for beekeepers who have had their own bees for 2-3 years, but feel that they could benefit by some expert help with some of the more complicated hive manipulations. These sessions have been suspended this year.

British Beekeeping Association Modules
Each year a few courses are run in preparation for different BBKA Modules which lead to the qualification of Master Beekeeper. These tend to be organised by the Tutors themselves, and vary from year to year.

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