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Certificate III in Beekeeping AHC31818 now available at Melbourne Polytechnic

Melbourne Polytechnic is now offering the nationally accredited, one-year part-time Certificate III in Beekeeping AHC31818.

The course is designed for commercial and recreational beekeepers looking to acquire comprehensive skills and knowledge necessary for maintaining healthy bee colonies.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Beekeeping AHC31818 is the only accredited beekeeping course in Victoria, and participants will have access to the latest apiculture equipment in the industry, including new apiaries, waxing stations and honey bee colonies.

The course covers the following essential beekeeping aspects:

  • Establishing beehives and apiaries
  • Effectively managing pathogens that impact bees
  • Safely transporting live bees to various locations
  • Managing honey production
  • Providing crucial pollination services for agriculture and the ecosystem

The Certificate III course includes immersive and practical learning, with hands-on training at the Eden Park training centre near Whittlesea north of Melbourne, while other selected components of the course are delivered online, allowing for flexible and accessible learning.

Enrol in the Certificate III in Beekeeping AHC31818 for their July intake and become part of the new generation of skilled workers that are necessary to maintain Australia’s ever-growing beekeeping industry.

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