Technician Certificate Course in Beekeeping

(NTA Level 5)

Course Aims and Objectives

The training programmes aim at:

Providing knowledge and skills in Beekeeping and Environmental Conservation


At the end of the training programme a student will be able to apply knowledge and skills to;

(a)   Establish and manage an Apiaries

(b)   Conduct extension services

(c)   Implement environmental Conservation activities

(d)   Market bee products

(e)   Prepare various reports


Duration of the Course

The duration of the courses is four semesters spread over two years. There are approximately forty weeks per academic year.


Training Methodology

Training approaches include lectures, directed and self-directed study, student presentations, field and College-based practical.


Assessment and Course Awards

Students must gain 240 credits to be eligible for the award of Technician Certificate in Beekeeping. In order to pass Technician Certificate modules, students must achieve a final module mark of not less than 50% and pass all final exams.

Assessment will be based on a mixture of practical exercises, written assignments, group and individual exercises, reports and examinations.


Entry Qualifications

The following are entry qualifications for a two year Technician Certificate Course:-
Ordinary level Secondary School education (Certificate in Secondary Education) with four (4) credit passes in Biology, Geography, English, Agriculture, Chemistry,  Mathematics Or Certificates in Secondary education from other countries with passes in science subjects