The NPA in Beekeeping at SCQF level 5 introduces learners to techniques that are important in the Apiculture sector.
This qualification includes an introduction to beekeeping and covers the equipment and tools used to keep bees, and the techniques used to handle them. It also includes recognising the nectar-producing plants bees need, and the pests and diseases that can affect bees. Other parts of the course go into more detail about the introduction, develop your scientific knowledge and understanding of how important bees are to the wider agricultural economy and a practical unit provides hands-on experience of working with bees.
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