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Beekeeping Taster Session£25.00 – £45.00
The Tree Bee Society’s Beekeeping Taster Sessions are ideal for those who are looking to become beekeepers, but would like a bit more hands on experience before they commit. At our Taster Session all beekeeping beginners will;
- Be introduced to Beekeeping Equipment
- Discuss hive safety
- Receive a Hive Demonstration
- Handle a live colony of Honeybees
- Discuss various aspects of the Hive
We have Taster Sessions available for both Individuals or Families* so you can encourage the whole family to take part! All our Taster Sessions are run by experienced Tree Bee Beekeepers and last approximately one hour. Participants who enjoy their Taster Session are welcome to inquire about our Beekeeping Courses.
Our final Beekeeping Taster Session of 2018 will be Saturday the 18th of August. Please make sure that if you have booked a session and not already used your voucher, that you use it either on or before this date.
In order to book your Beekeeping Taster Session, please contact the Tree Bee Society on 01704 894 018.
Introduction to Beekeeping£125.00
This one day training course is written, designed and delivered by Andy our master beekeeper at The Tree Bee Society of Great Britain and the course is accredited and certificated by United Kingdom Rural Skills (UKRS). This training course is designed for anyone that is thinking about taking up beekeeping but is not sure where to begin, how much time and effort is involved or how much it all costs.
The course explains all about bees and the different types of equipment and hives that are available. This course is classroom based and makes an ideal gift for a birthday, anniversary, mother or fathers day and can be followed up by anyone wanting to progress their training further with our Level One and Level Two Beekeeping Courses. We limit the numbers of each of these courses to ten people so that they do not become overcrowded.
“So informative and enjoyable, The Tree Bee team are very supportive and fun, the course has really enthused me.”
“Very interesting and informative, looking forward to starting the level one.”
Level 1 Apiculture£250.00
This accredited practical course will take you through a beekeeping season, where our experienced Beekeepers and Instructors will teach you about the more practical elements of Beekeeping. This course is externally accredited via UK Rural Skills and is aimed at those who have taken the Introduction to Beekeeping (Foundation) course with the Tree Bee Society previously.
This course will see you learn how to build certain elements of your hives and maintain them, as well as explaining the practicality behind beesuits, smokers and other hive practices.
Please note: If you wish to take this course, you must have first completed our Introduction to Beekeeping (Foundation) Course.