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AHCSS00028 - Basic Introduction to Beekeeping Skill Set (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

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Supersedes AHCSS00023 - Basic Introduction to Beekeeping Skill Set 26/Jun/2016
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHCSS00075 - Basic Beekeeping Skill SetMinor edits. 18/Dec/2018

Training packages that include this skill set

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AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-2.0 
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Initial release


Pathways Information

These units provide credit toward the Certificate III in Beekeeping.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Skill Set Requirements

Complete 6 units of competency.

Unit Code 

Unit Title 


Use a bee smoker


Open and reassemble a beehive


Construct and repair beehives


Manipulate honey bee brood


Remove a honey crop from a hive


Manage pests and disease within a honey bee colony

Target Group

Entry level or unqualified workers in the beekeeping industry and hobbyist beekeepers.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet the industry requirements for the basic maintenance and monitoring of beehives.

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