Beekeeping – Certificate III

Students undertaking this traineeship can work in the apiary industry as beekeepers. This qualification provides an excellent grounding in extraction and pollination services.

HSC credit ATAR pathway
5 No

At the core level, students will learn to:

  • contribute to OHS processes
  • manage honey bee swarms
  • remove a honey crop from a hive
  • extract honey.

There are around 10,000 registered beekeepers in Australia operating approximately 600,000 hives. Whilst honey is the most common apiary product, beeswax and royal jelly are also extracted.

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