Course Description

Presented by the Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture and Extended Learning, Season Wrap-Up & Business Growth is the fourth and final course in the Fundamentals of Beekeeping certificate. It is fully online and focuses on the beekeeping operation beyond the summer months.

Topics covered:

  • Fall Management
  • Winter Preparations
  • Business and Beekeeping Beyond the Apiary
  • Beekeeper’s Calendar

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
  • In-person apiary sessions 

The course will consist of both synchronous and asynchronous learning. Scheduling of synchronous sessions will be communicated well in advance. Textbooks will be provided. There will be an in-person tour and learning session at a Newfoundland apiary on the Saturday. 


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

Participants will also receive an additional Certificate of Participation for in-person attendance of the apiary tour.


It is strongly recommended that you have successfully completed ELAG-BEES0012 - Post-Pollination: Propagation and Products prior to enrolling in ELAG-BEES0013 - Season Wrap-Up & Business Growth. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact us at extended.learning@dal.ca

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Season Wrap-Up & Business Growth
Online - Scheduled
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
7:00PM to 9:00PM
Sep 09, 2024 to Sep 14, 2024
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $425.00
  • Andrew Byers
  • Kayla Gaudet
Section Notes

Bundle pricing: Until March 11th, purchase all four courses for the Fundamentals of Beekeeping certificate in a bundle and save 10%! 

Registration deadline is September 2nd, 2024! Tuition is refunded if a course is cancelled by Extended Learning. Tuition is also refunded if the applicant notifies Extended.Learning@dal.ca in writing prior to the registration deadline for the course or program

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