BADS BKA Tuition Overview 

Throughout the year BADS BKA run numerous events for members and non-members to introduce beekeeping, improve your beekeeping and help with official BBKA qualifications.

We run days for non-beekeepers and courses for existing beekeepers.

The schedule of courses for 2019 are shown below.

Education Programme – 2019

Beginners Course: Theory and Practical Beekeeping -Fully Booked!!!


High Mead Farm, Ham Ln, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9DP


Unless stated otherwise, all 6 sessions are on Saturday 14:00 – 16:00:

  • April 13th
  • April 27th
  • May 4th
  • May 12th (Sunday)
  • May 19th (Sunday)
  • May 25th


  • Members £45
  • Non Members £65


  • Equipment needed and Apiary siting
  • How to get Bees
  • Apiary Hygiene
  • Handling of Bees
  • Recognition of different Brood Stages
  • The importance of feeding

Numbers will be limited to 12 people and therefore enrollment is necessary

Please contact our secretary Sheila Orr for more details at

Basic Course: Assessment Course for Basic Beekeepers and Also Improvers

To be announced shortly