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.
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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.