• University of Newcastle Sydney Campus (map)
  • 55 Elizabeth Street
  • Sydney, NSW, 2000
  • Australia

How much honey do you get from a beehive? Discover the many rewards of beekeeping with our beekeeping course. Find out how to harvest honey, the equipment needed and how to manage a hive, while the bees do most of the work for you. Learn how to render wax and make candles, soap and cosmetic creams. Honey tasting and comprehensive notes are provided.

At the completion of this beekeeping course you should be able to:

  • Recognise different methods of beekeeping.

  • Locate and manage a beehive successfully.

  • Observe beekeeping regulations.

  • Harvest honey and render wax.

  • Describe various honey and wax products.

  • Identify various bee pests and diseases.

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