JULY 1ST, 2017 – REFRESHER WORKSHOP – CLOSED

$100.00

This workshop has been designed to keep current beekeepers up to date and to further extend their learning on relevant topics.

To enrol, you must be a past student of either Level 2 or Level 3 Beekeeping Workshop by “TEK”.

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Refresh your knowledge and extend your learning: TEK School of Beekeeping Refresher Workshop

(Past/Current Students only – 1 Saturday)

This workshop is reserved for past students of either Level 2 or Level 3 Beekeeping Workshops by TEK.
The beekeeping industry is in a constant state of change and it is important to revisit your learning and keep up with the latest news.

The refresher workshop will allow time to explore in great depth certain diseases, pests and other risks to the industry as well as allow time for students to share their experiences since completing a Beekeeping Workshop by TEK.

This workshop does not involve working live bees, so personal protective equipment is not required.

Workshop overview

For important information about allergies/time/location/required gear/cancellation policy etc., see the ‘additional information’ tab.

LOCATION ONE – CLASSROOM

8.30am Registrations- 8.45am (SHARP) START

  • 8.45am – Session 1 (Q & A throughout)

    • Student introductions and personal apiary updates
    • Refresher on Legislation in QLD
    • Social collaboration in beekeeping
  • 9.45am – Morning Tea
  • 10.00 am – Session 2 (Q & A throughout)

    • New beekeeping equipment and updates
    • The current market of bees and bee related products
    • Disease and Pest Updates
    • AFB Focus Class
  • 11.00am – Session 3
    • Students Q and A Session – Help and Advice
  • 12pm

    • Lunch Break (B.Y.O LUNCH, Tea and Coffee Facilities Available)
  • 12.30pm – Move to LOCATION TWO (5 min drive) (TBA)
  • 1pm – Honey Flora Walk (UPDATED)
    • Identifying local honey flora in the field – Camera Compulsory
  • 3pm – Conclusion

Additional information

Allergy Advice

Honey Bees sting. It's very hard to avoid it.

Any person with a KNOWN and SERIOUS allergy to bee stings, honey, propolis or pollen does not meet the minimum requirements to attend this workshop.

Please consult a General Practitioner for more information.

Suitable for:

Any one aged over 18 years of age who has completed either the Level 2 or Level 3 Beekeeping Workshop by TEK in the past.

Date

Saturday, July 1

Time

8.30am until 3.00pm. Morning Tea Break. BYO Lunch

Location

Victoria Point, QLD – 4165

Site Address Issued 14 Days Prior to the Workshop

Items Required

Pen (that works!) , clipboard folder for writing on, camera and lots of questions! BYO LUNCH.

What's Provided

– Amenities
– Hot water, Tea and Coffee
– Workshop handouts (documents)

Cancellations

Things change, but the more notice you give if you need to cancel your booking, the better.

21 + days Prior: Full Refund
7-20 days Prior: 50 % refund (or Full Credit for Next Available Workshop)
Less than 7 days Prior: No Refund (Full Credit for Next Available Workshop)

Liability Waiver

By purchasing an enrolment into any 'Beekeeping Workshop by "TEK", the enrolled student automatically indemnifies ALL INSTRUCTORS and THE APIARY SITES LAND OWNERS from any and all types of injury, loss or damage to property whilst attending the Beekeeping Workshops including travelling to and from.

Students must be aware that bee stings affect all people differently and that the symptoms can change between stings. It is inherent that every enrollee declares, to their best knowledge that they are not allergic to bee stings or honey bee products.

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