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      June 13, 2020

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      Newbattle Abbey College , Newbattle Road
      Dalkeith, Midlothian

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      Advanced Colony Manipulations

      Description A follow on from the Intermediate Handling course covering, Nucleus making, Feeding Bees, feed types, Shook swarm, Uniting colonies, Bailey comb change, Artificial swarm, Queen introduction, Progressive comb change, Ethanoic acid fumigation. This course will assist those taking the SBA Intermediate Practical examination the Apiarian or for anyone simply wishing to improve their skills. It is hands-on and requires live bees for the students to work with. SBA syllabus: Intermediate and Apiarian Practical Assessments, module 1, 7  Course Fees This is a Healthy 'BEES' Project course and fees for students are generously subsidised by the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund, which is jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union. Bookings are discounted to £60.00 (plus an administration charge by Eventbrite for online bookings) which includes teas, coffees, lunch and course handouts for both days.  Instructions and venue information Joining instructions with course outline, what to bring, and venue information will be sent to students upon booking. Full joining instructions will be sent nearer the time. Target Audience These 2 day courses are aimed at enthusiastic beekeepers at all levels who simply want to improve their beekeeping. They will also be of use to beekeepers taking any of the SBA modules or pracical assessments.They are delivered by Scottish Expert Beemasters on behalf of Moray Beekeepers Association. If you wish to be a better beekeeper and learn more about your bees and their care then these courses are for you. Students are welcome to apply on a first come, first served basis. Course Booking Cancellation Policy Moray Beekeepers Association reserves the right to reschedule or cancel advertised courses. Should this be necessary then you will be given the option of a refund or a transfer to another course/date. We will give as much notice as possible, but regret that we cannot be responsible for any other costs such as those relating to travel or accommodation that might result from this. Students who have booked on courses may cancel and receive a full refund if notice of cancellation is received at least four weeks before the course start date. If notice of cancellation is received less than four weeks before the course start date, refunds will only be issued if the cancelled place(s) can be re-sold. A course booking indicates an acceptance of this cancellation policy.

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