Beginner Beekeeping Course

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  • Beginner Beekeeping Course

Beginner Beekeeping Course

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*** 3 Dates available***  9:00am - 3:00pm 

Course Description:

Discover the fascinating world of beekeeping with our City Bylaw Accredited Beginner Beekeeping Course. This comprehensive 16-hour program is designed for individuals who are eager to embark on a rewarding journey into beekeeping and want to do so in compliance with local regulations. Delve into the art and science of beekeeping through engaging in-class sessions, hands-on field experiences, and comprehensive online course notes.

Course Highlights:

  1. In-Class Sessions (14 Hours):

    • Bee Biology, Behavior, and Anatomy: Understand the intricacies of bee life, behavior, and the anatomy critical to their survival.
    • Pollination and Ecological Balance: Explore the vital role bees play in pollination and maintaining ecological balance.
    • Equipment and Tools: Gain familiarity with the equipment and tools essential for successful beekeeping.
    • City Bylaws and Regulations: Navigate through city bylaws and regulations governing responsible beekeeping practices. Including provincial bee registration.
    • Disease and Pest Management: Learn to identify common bee diseases and pests, along with effective management strategies.
    • Feeding and Winterizing: Understand the nutritional needs of bees, and acquire skills in winterizing hives for seasonal challenges.
  2. Hands-On Field Day:

    • Apply theoretical knowledge in a practical setting during our hands-on field day.
    • Work closely with experienced beekeepers to gain confidence in handling bees.
    • Practice hive inspections, identify the components of a colony
    • Learn essential skills for managing beehives in a safe and sustainable manner.
  3. Refreshments and Lunch:

    • Enjoy a catered lunch and refreshments during the in-class sessions.
    • Network with fellow participants and instructors in a relaxed, social setting.
  4. Certificates Provided:

    • Receive a City Bylaw Accredited Certificate upon successful completion of the course.
    • Demonstrate your commitment to responsible and compliant beekeeping practices.
  5. Everything You Need to Get Started:

    • Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently start your beekeeping journey.
    • Access to a wealth of resources, including recommended reading materials and online tools.

Whether you're a new hobbyist or aspiring beekeeper, this course provides a solid foundation for successful and responsible beekeeping practices. Join us and become part of the growing community dedicated to fostering healthy bee populations while enjoying the sweet rewards of beekeeping. Start your beekeeping adventure today!

Courses will be help at the Worker and Hive Education Hub Unit 102 4215 72 Ave SE Calgary. All courses are non-refundable. 

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  • If you are not satisfied with your purchase from our online store, you may return the unused product complete with original packaging and tags intact to the Online Store within 7 days of receiving the item for a refund less a 15% restocking fee  (transaction fees) or 30 days for a store credit.

    Due to bio security concerns, no products that have come into contact with bees, honey or wax can be accepted for return or exchange.

    All returns must be authorized via email or phone prior to shipping. Please e-mail or call 403-764-8177 to start the return process.

    Discounted items or items purchased with a promo code are considered a final sale.  Discount codes may not be retroactively applied to previous orders.

    No exceptions.

  • Beekeeping products can be tough to ship! Here is our shipping policy.

    Shipping Policy

    Thank you for supporting Worker and Hive Bee Supply. The following are the terms and conditions that constitute our Shipping Policy.

    Shipment processing time: All orders are processed within 2-3 business days. Orders are shipped Tuesday through Friday, excluding holidays. If we are experiencing a high volume of orders, shipments may be delayed by a few days. Please allow additional days in transit for delivery. If there will be a significant delay in shipment of your order, we will contact you via email or telephone. 

    Shipping rates & delivery estimates: Shipping charges and estimated delivery times for your order will be calculated and displayed at checkout. Please contact us directly should you feel that the quote is inaccurate and we will manual calculate order shipping rates. Although delivery delays can occasionally occur, we value your time and make every effort to to get your purchased items to you quickly. Occasionally, the carrier you have selected may not be the best option for delivery and we will substitute a comparable delivery option for your order. 

    Shipment to P.O. box addresses may not always be available for carriers other than Canada Post. Please confirm that your requested carrier (Purolator, UPS etc..) services your address prior to placing your order. We can not be responsible for unclaimed packages and will only refund the difference between product price and shipping fees. 

    Shipment Confirmation & Order tracking: You will receive a Shipment Confirmation email once your order has shipped containing your tracking number(s). The tracking number will be active within 24 hours.

    Customs, Duties and Taxes: Worker and Hive Bee Supply is not responsible for any customs and taxes applied to your order. All fees imposed during or after shipping are the responsibility of the customer (tariffs, taxes, etc.).

    Damages: Worker and Hive Bee Supply is not liable for any products damaged or lost during shipping. If you received your order damaged, please contact the shipment carrier to file a claim. Please save all packaging materials and damaged goods before filing a claim.

    International Shipping Policy: We currently only offer international shipping to the U.S. Please contact us directly should you wish to have your purchase shipped to a country other than Canada or U.S.

    Returns Policy: Our Return & Refund Policy provides detailed information about options and procedures for returning your order. It can be found HERE.

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