Advanced Husbandry Assessment Training 2024 - Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

£160.00

Fully Booked - Please email: [email protected] to go onto a waiting list. A two day course. For BBKA members only; the participants are required to hold the BBKA General Husbandry Certificate and to be eligible to take the Advanced Husbandry assessment in the near future. Read more

All Bulk Orders

£0.00

We offer reduced prices for bulk orders of 10 or more copies of the same book/booklet. Read more

BBKA Guide to Beekeeping – 2nd edition

£15.00

The BBKA Guide to Beekeeping introduces the reader to beekeeping, including topics on the workings of the colony, the structure of a hive, how to acquire bees and keep them healthy and what happens in each month in a beekeeping year. Read more

BBKA Healthy Hive Guide

£7.00

This Healthy Hive Guide is intended to help you identify the problems in your hive. Read more

BBKA News - Advanced Husbandry

£10.00

This Special Issue has been produced to offer guidance to all beekeepers, not just those wishing to take the Advanced Husbandry Assessment Read more

BBKA News - Colony Management

£4.00

Hints and tips on how to manage your colonies each month Read more

BBKA News - Communications Within The Hive

£8.00

Communication in honey bees is varied, complex and, arguably, at least equal to ours Read more

BBKA News – Feeding Honey Bees

£4.00

In this booklet we look at why we may need to feed bees, what to give them, when to give it and in what to give it. Read more

BBKA News – Flower Families for Forage

£4.00

Excellent resource about forage for honey bees grouped together by flower family. Read more

BBKA News – General Husbandry

£10.00

The General Husbandry is an assessment to prove to yourself that you are a competent beekeeper managing your own hives in the variety of the situations the bees often throw up over the years. This booklet hopes to guide you through techniques used successfully by experienced beekeepers. Read more

BBKA News - Genetics

£8.00

The Genetics Special Edition is now available. Read more

BBKA News - Honey

£10.00

Everything we could ever want to know about honey Read more

BBKA News – Honey Bee Anatomy

£4.00

This collection of articles covers many aspects of the detailed anatomy of the honey bee. Read more

BBKA News - Integrated Pest Management

£8.00

This Special Issue deals entirely with the on-going threat of varroa, which remains the biggest concern for beekeepers. Read more

BBKA News - Natural Varroa-Resistant Honey Bees

£4.00

The management of our colonies for varroa is one of the ways that beekeeping has evolved in the recent past and the arrival of varroa in the UK, contributed to a steep decline in the number of beekeepers and hives at the time. Read more

BBKA News - Pollen - NEW

£6.00

This Special Issue covers everything about pollen. Read more

BBKA News - Practical Mead-Making

£4.00

Very useful overview of all the different kinds of mead followed by details of equipment and ingredients needed to make mead Read more

BBKA News - Queen Rearing

£10.00

The purpose of this BBKA News Special Issue is to help those looking to improve their skills and knowledge of queen-rearing, lessening the need to import queens from abroad which can increase the risks of spreading diseases. Read more

BBKA News – Swarming

£4.00

This Special Issue aims to lead beekeepers through different aspects of swarming Read more

Class Labels

£7.00

These Class Labels can be used at Honey Shows. Read more

Correspondence Course - Basic Certificate Theory - Payment

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Basic Certificate Theory ONLY. You MUST be a BBKA Member to undertake this course. Once paid please complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 1 - Honey Bee Management

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 1 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 2 - Honey Bee Products and Forage

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 2 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and scan/email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 3 - Honey Bee Diseases, Pests and Poisoning

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 3 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 5 - Honey Bee Biology

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 5 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 6 - Honey Bee Behaviour

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 6 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 7 - Selection and Breeding of Honey Bees

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 7 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Correspondence Course - Module 8 - Beekeeping and Honey Bee Management

£75.00

Payment for the Correspondence Course - Module 8 ONLY. Once paid you MUST complete an Enrolment Form and email it to the Correspondence Course Manager. Members can only study one Correspondence Course at a time. Students must submit their first piece of work within 3 months and complete the whole course within 12 months. Read more

Honey Bee Health - Train the Trainer Course - Stoneleigh - Saturday 17th August 2024

£35.00

This one day course is for BBKA members who are experienced beekeepers wishing to run a Honey Bee Health course locally. Participants should have passed the Honey Bee Health or General Husbandry Certificate themselves. Read more

Laminated Sheets

£5.00

A pack of 4 useful laminated wipe clean sheets to take to the apiary with you. Read more

Module 1 - Past Papers - March 2022

£2.00

All papers ordered will be emailed during office hours. Read more

Module 1 - Past Papers - March 2023

£2.00

All papers ordered will be emailed during office hours. Read more

Module 1 - Past Papers - November 2021

£2.00

All papers ordered will be emailed during office hours. Read more

Module 1 - Past Papers - November 2022

£2.00

All papers ordered will be emailed during office hours. Read more

Module 1 - Past Papers - November 2023

£2.00

All papers ordered will be emailed during office hours. Read more

Module 2 - Past Papers - March 2022

£2.00

All papers ordered will be emailed during office hours. Read more