Domain - Apiculture

Domain - Apiculture

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Level 2
17 Unit Perform elementary beekeeping practices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
19883 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of beehive, and beehive frame assembly and repair
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
19884 Unit Construct and repair beehives, and beehive frames
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
19885 Unit Open and close a beehive, work in an apiary, and feed a beehive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
5 Credits
19886 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of disease in the bee colony
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
19887 Unit Identify disease in a bee colony, and conduct apiary site management in the presence of disease
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
19888 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand beekeeping industry, and career and training opportunities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
19889 Unit Prepare a beehive for wintering
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
19890 Unit Requeen a beehive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
19893 Unit Describe physical characteristics of bees and their behaviour
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
25893 Unit Describe bee feeding, feeders and types of bee feed
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
25899 Unit Describe honey bees, beehives, bee stings, bee diseases, and honey harvesting and processing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
30782 Unit Feed bees in beehives under close supervision
6 Credits
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30783 Unit Open and close beehives under close supervision
5 Credits
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30791 Unit Demonstrate understanding of honey bee physical features, castes, bee stings and beehive health
5 Credits
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30794 Unit Demonstrate understanding of managing bee behaviour, and assist with beehive manipulations, under close supervision
7 Credits
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30796 Unit Demonstrate understanding of the process, role and significance of plant pollination by bees
3 Credits
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30797 Unit Demonstrate understanding of beekeeping equipment and honey extraction, and use equipment for routine operations
4 Credits
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Level 3
19891 Unit Remove honey from beehives, and assist with extraction of honey and product processing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
19892 Unit Transport beehives
5 Credits
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20250 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of endemic and exotic bee diseases, disorders, pests, and conditions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
20254 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of plants and their role in beekeeping
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
20257 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the varroa mite and its control in the beekeeping industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
20258 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of American foulbrood (AFB) and its control in the beekeeping industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
25889 Unit Remove honey supers from beehives
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
25890 Unit Assist with the commercial extraction of honey and product processing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
25894 Unit Extract honey
4 Credits
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25896 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of honey grading, creaming, and packing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
25898 Unit Describe the export system and certification requirements for bee producers and bee products
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
30784 Unit Demonstrate understanding of, and carry out, wintering down of beehives
3 Credits
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30785 Unit Demonstrate understanding of re-queening and re-queen a beehive
3 Credits
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30788 Unit Demonstrate understanding of plants that provide feed for bees and harvest declarations
4 Credits
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30789 Unit Demonstrate understanding of endemic bee pests and diseases
10 Credits
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30790 Unit Assess beehives, feed bees and demonstrate understanding of bee feed requirements
6 Credits
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30792 Unit Carry out honey harvesting
3 Credits
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30795 Unit Carry out an apiary pest and disease management plan over an apiculture season
15 Credits
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30798 Unit Demonstrate understanding of the bee lifecycle
4 Credits
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30799 Unit Demonstrate understanding of swarming and swarm control, and unite and divide beehives
3 Credits
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30843 Unit Identify and describe beehive construction equipment, and construct and repair beehives
5 Credits
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46 Unit Undertake general beekeeping tasks
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
47 Unit Harvest honey
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
3 Credits
55 Unit Control pests and diseases in the hive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
4 Credits
Level 4
20249 Unit Manipulate beehives in spring, evaluate queen performance, and requeen beehives
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
7 Credits
20251 Unit Use and maintain a honey processing plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
7 Credits
20252 Unit Rear queen bees
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
9 Credits
20253 Unit Plan and manage beehives for pollination programmes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
20255 Unit Demonstrate understanding of the role of bees in arable crop, orchard and pasture pollination
3 Credits
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20256 Unit Demonstrate understanding of the production processes for beehive products
6 Credits
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25891 Unit Describe the process of rearing queen bees
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.
3 Credits
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25892 Unit Rear queen bees
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.
6 Credits
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25897 Unit Describe risk management programmes (RMPs) and the Code of Practice (COP) for honey houses
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.
6 Credits
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30786 Unit Develop, implement and monitor a seasonal beehive management plan
10 Credits
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30787 Unit Demonstrate understanding of significant exotic bees, bee diseases, disorders, pests and bee management practices
5 Credits
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30793 Unit Implement and monitor food safety procedures in an apiculture operation
4 Credits
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30800 Unit Develop, implement and monitor a beehive nutritional management plan
6 Credits
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30801 Unit Describe the nutritional requirements of bees and feeding regimes for bees in different seasonal conditions
3 Credits
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30802 Unit Demonstrate understanding of flowering plants and their role in beekeeping
3 Credits
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30803 Unit Research the operation of, and develop a business strategy for, an apiculture business
10 Credits
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30804 Unit Develop, implement and monitor a bee disease management plan, and recommend changes
10 Credits
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31605 Unit Describe the queen bee and drone bee life cycles, anatomy and reproduction processes
6 Credits
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31606 Unit Prepare a seasonal queen bee rearing management plan
4 Credits
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31607 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of genetics, bee breeding programmes, and instrumental insemination of queen bees
4 Credits
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31608 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, hive manipulations for queen bee rearing
6 Credits
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31609 Unit Prepare a nucleus beehive suitable for producing mated queen bees
5 Credits
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31610 Unit Assess breeder queen bees and undertake breeder queen bee selection
5 Credits
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31611 Unit Prepare queen bee rearing equipment, manipulate beehives for grafting, and graft queen bees
5 Credits
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31612 Unit Implement an endemic pest and disease management plan for queen bee rearing
5 Credits
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31613 Unit Identify goals and objectives, and develop a business strategy for a queen bee rearing business
5 Credits
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54 Unit Manipulate hives in spring and autumn
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
6 Credits
Level 5
25895 Unit Describe and prepare for artificial insemination, and artificially inseminate queen honey bees
4 Credits
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