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Qualification Title Telford Certificate in Apiculture (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » Beekeeping
Strategic Purpose Statement
To provide learning opportunities for those individuals who want to develop their general apiculture knowledge and to consolidate their practical apiculture skills in order to:
- work and advance in the beekeeping industry and/or
- further their own personal growth and/or obtain a Certificate/s that identifies their beekeeping knowledge and skills
Graduate profile
A graduate of the Telford Certificate in Apiculture will have the knowledge and skills required to become a successful beekeeper. They will have a sound knowledge of the beekeeping industry and botany relevant to beekeeping. They will have a good understanding of bee behavior, pollination, and queen bee rearing. And will know about marketing and business administration processes relevant to beekeeping, as well as personal health and safety strategies. They will have the skills to process honey, and provide maintenance on the hives and machinery used. They will be able to manage the pollination process and manipulate hive equipment as required.
Education pathways
Learners may pathway to further study to achieve the following qualifications:
- National Certificate in Apiculture (Level 3)
- Diploma in Rural Business
Employment pathways
The qualification is designed for individuals who want to become a beekeeper.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Open entry
Education Organisation 4 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Lincoln University
Quality Assured By Committee on University Academic Programmes
Number TF0753
Status Expiring
Created August 2003
Last Date For Entry February 2019
Expires December 2020
Content
Hive Management, Entomology, Beekeeping Equipment, Botany, Bee Behaviour, Hive Manipulations, Pollination, Agrichemicals, Pests & Diseases, Honey production, Marketing, Honey industry

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