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British Beekeepers Association Winter 2012–2013 Course for Modules 1 and 2
This course will be held over 10 Saturday mornings, 5 before Christmas and 5 after Christmas. It is aimed at beekeepers who intend taking the Intermediate Modules 1 and 2. However all beekeepers are welcome to come to the course and will find the content interesting.
- 3rd, 10th of November 2012.
- 1st, 8th and 15th December.
- 19th and 26th January 2013
- 2nd, 9th and 16th February
9.00 am–12 am
The classes will be held in the Wilmore Hall behind St Nicholas’s church Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen BH21 3LE. There is ample parking.
Cost of the course, £50.00 per person, non-refundable
Tutors: Your tutors will be Paul Mann and Sarah Weaver.
Both tutors hold the BBKA Senior Certificate.
- To be eligible to sit the exam you will need to hold a BBKA Basic Certificate and you should have kept bees for a few years.
- Copies of the syllabus are on the BBKA website and we can supply copies.
- Each Module is a 1 ½ hour exam and they will both be on the same day.
- To enter for the exam you must send an application form accompanied by the entry fee of £15.00 per module [cheques payable to the British Beekeepers Association] To the local BBKA examination officer, Mrs Margaret Davies 57 Leybourne Avenue, Bournemouth, BH10 6HE, Tel 01202-526077.
- The Intermediate Exams are written papers and we have a number of copies from past years.
If you wish to attend this course please let Paul Mann know. Email email@example.com or call 01202-773844 Thank you.
For updated information on the BBKA Modules Course please see here
A new link has been added, redirecting you to Advisory Leaflets, Training Manuals & Fact Sheets from the National Bee Unit.
There is a lot of useful information available from the NBU.
P.S. Don’t forget to register on Beebase if you have one or more colonies of bees.
Notes from our new Chairman are available online.