Have you ever thought if you:
If you answered “Yes” to one or all of the above then, this entry-level programme can just be for you!
Study with us and learn how to work safely and productively with honeybees.
Help secure a long-term sustainable honeybee population and provide safe bee products to your community.
Once qualified you will be able to work under limited supervision in a commercial beekeeping operation, or independently in a small-scale operation.
This qualification is an entry point for apiculture training. Use it to kick start your career!
Upon successful completion of the requirements, you'll be awarded:
New Zealand Certificate in Apiculture Level 3
Locations: Tauranga, Hamilton and Invercargill
Next intake: Jul/Aug 2023
Study options: 34-weeks, part-time
Delivery Format: training includes 18 face-to-face training days (block-courses) which is run over 2 consecutive days each month for nine months. The remainder of the programme is delivered via distance and online learning.
Total credits: 65
Indicative Fees: $1668
This course is eligible for Fees Free study!
Check your eligibility criteria at https://www.feesfree.govt.nz/ or contact us!
Assistant beekeeper for a commercial operator
Independent beekeeper with a small number of beehives
The topics covered are: