Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet the industry requirements for the basic maintenance and monitoring of beehives.


Entry level or unqualified workers in the beekeeping industry and hobbyist beekeepers.


The Basic Introduction to Beekeeping Skill Set consists of:

Complete 6 units of competency.

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBEK202

Use a bee smoker

add topic AHCBEK203

Open and reassemble a beehive

add topic AHCBEK204

Construct and repair beehives

add topic AHCBEK302

Manipulate honey bee brood

add topic AHCBEK304

Remove a honey crop from a hive

add topic AHCBEK306

Manage pests and disease within a honey bee colony


These units provide credit toward the Certificate III in Beekeeping.