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Course Description

Presented by the Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture and Extended Learning, The Very Beeginnings is the first course in the Fundamentals of Beekeeping certificate. In this fully online course, you will become familiar with the Atlantic Canadian honeybee industry and acquire the introductory knowledge pertinent to setting up a bee operation.

Topics covered:

  • Honey Bee Biology Basics
  • ABCs of Setting Up
  • Spring Management
  • The Atlantic Bee Industry

Course Outline

Over the span of five days, you will work through the above topics in an online environment. The course activities will give you an opportunity to engage with and learn from other students, the course instructors and industry guests. Course activities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assigned readings
  • Demonstration videos
  • Discussions
  • Synchronous (live) sessions with instructors and industry experts
  • Quizzes

The course will consist of both synchronous and asynchronous learning. Scheduling of synchronous sessions will be communicated well in advance. Textbooks will be provided.

Notes

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of all 4 courses within the Fundamentals of Beekeeping program at 70% or higher.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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