Workshops & courses

We offer small group tutorials during Spring and Summer on beekeeping basics, ranging from how to light a smoker (and keep it lit) to how to perform a biosecurity inspections. All workshops are held at Ballarat Beekeeping Supplies in Central Ballarat and may include hive openings where relevant. Bookings may be made through Trybookings.


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November 2019

Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat, 306 Errard Street South, Ballarat Central, VIC 3350
Ballarat Central, 3350 AU
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This four hour small group workshop teaches the important foundational skills and knowledge needed to start your beekeeping journey. Workshop includes; Learn from an accomplished, qualified beekeeper and trainer; Receive a copy of Bee AgSkills. NSW, Department of Primary Industries; Practical skills session including how to light a smoker and open and reassemble a beehive; and Workshop handouts

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December 2019

Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat, 306 Errard Street South, Ballarat Central, VIC 3350
Ballarat Central, 3350 AU
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This four hour small group workshop teaches the important foundational skills and knowledge needed to start your beekeeping journey. Workshop includes; Learn from an accomplished, qualified beekeeper and trainer; Receive a copy of Bee AgSkills. NSW, Department of Primary Industries; Practical skills session including how to light a smoker and open and reassemble a beehive; and Workshop handouts

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February 2020

Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

February 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat, 306 Errard Street South, Ballarat Central, VIC 3350
Ballarat Central, 3350 AU
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This four hour small group workshop teaches the important foundational skills and knowledge needed to start your beekeeping journey. Workshop includes; Learn from an accomplished, qualified beekeeper and trainer; Receive a copy of Bee AgSkills. NSW, Department of Primary Industries; Practical skills session including how to light a smoker and open and reassemble a beehive; and Workshop handouts

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