Beekeeping - Improvers' Course

This course is intended for beekeepers with betweeen 1 to 4 years of beekeeping experience. Students must be members of the Devon Beekeeping Association and the British Beekeeping Association before enrolling on the course.

The course will be based on Modules 1, 2 and 6 of the BBKA syllabus:

  • Module 1 - Honey Bee Management
  • Module 2 - Honey Bee Products and Forage
  • Module 6 - Honey Bee Behaviour

Course venue

Broadclyst Village Hall (Green Room)

Course dates

  • 4th, 31st January 2018
  • 7th, 21st, 28th February 2018
  • 7th March 2018

The sessions will run from 4.30pm - 6.30pm (with a short break for refreshments).


£110 per person.

Course tutor

David Packham, Regional Bee Inspector with assistance from other beekeepers

Booking required

Space is limited to 20 students and early confirmation of your booking and payment is essential to reserve your place.

Banking details

To pay by bank transfer, please use reference in format: (Your Surname) 2018IC

For payment by bank transfer, use account name: Devon Beekeepers' Association (Exeter)

Sort code: 30-93-14
Account number: 03919326

Payment due by 1 December 2017.


Cancellations up to 4th December 2017 will be refunded in full. Cancellations after this date will not be refunded. However, you may defer to the following year, subject to the payment of any increase in the course fee.

Individuals who are known to react badly to bee stings are advised against handling bees.