Beginners Course

CCBKA run a Beginners course each Autumn, usually Wednesday nights in CIT Bishopstown Cork.

This years course is expected to begin on 10th October subject to confirmation in early September.

To register your interest in attending please fill in the form below and our secretary will contact you.

Cost: Due to the recent increase in the National Federations affiliation fee for 2018 to €48 we have had to change our charging structure. You can pay €50 for the Autumn lectures or for €100 you will also become a member of CCBKA for 2019 which will include

  • Insurance. Members of Associations affiliated to FIBKA are fully insured against third party liability.
  • Affiliation to FIBKA, Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations.
  • Subscription to An Beachaire.
  • Running costs of Co. Cork BeeKeepers Association

* Insurance is needed for those wishing to attend our Apiary demonstrations next year.

Autumn Lectures only €50
New CCBKA Members for 2019 €55
All in Charge €100

Proposed lectures

Lecture Title
Beekeeping – What it entails.
Workings of a Bee Colony.
Beekeeping Equipment.
Controlling Bees and working for Honey
Pollen & Nectar sources.
Keeping Bees healthy and solving problems.
Harvesting the Honey.
Registration for Beginners Course 2018
Let us know if you would like to get bees through CCBKA.
Let us know if you want to get CCBKA membership as well as attending the beginners course series or just happy to do the course only.


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