Journeyman Class in Lancaster

  • 11 Mar 2017
  • (EST)
  • Lancaster

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This is the second level to the Master Beekeeping Program. Price includes Class Instruction, Class handouts, Written Test, and Practical Test. A 2015 edition of The Hive and the Honeybee, published by Dadant, is required for this course. It may be purchased during registration for $40, or obtained directly from the publisher for $54.95 plus shipping. The total for class and book is $85.

The Journeyman beekeeper class is for those that desire to go to the next level of beekeeping. The 16 hours of class time will be held over a 6 week period.   

Details of Journeyman Class
Date & Time:  

March 11  9am -1pm

March 18  9am -1pm

April 8       9am -1pm

April 15     9am -3pm (review and exam will be in the afternoon)


Schedule:
Class begins at 9am and will go to 1pm with one break.

Location
USC Lancaster Campus
476 Hubbard Dr., Lancaster, SC  29720

Class Topics:
History of Bees and Man & Nomenclature
Anatomy and Physiology
Queen Rearing
Honey Labeling/Packaging/Regulations
Pollination/Parts of a Flower/Pollen and Nectar Plants
Pesticides/Pesticide Labels/Proper Application  
Diseases & Pests
Written Exam and Practical Exam

Required Reading:
The 2015 edition of The Hive and The Honeybee, published by Dadant, is required for this class.

What you can to bring to class....
  • Your favorite note taking notebook with paper
  • Water Bottle & Snacks for yourself (optional)
  • Bring your Textbook-The Hive and The Honey Bee
  • Electronic Tablet or laptop (optional)
  • Bring what you need to make you feel comfortable
  • You may audio or video record each session. (recordings are not for redistribution)

Study Materials:
There are study materials available on the State Website/Journeyman Study Materials.  It is recommended you review these materials as often as you can to make your class experience and testing a breeze.  Journeyman Reading Requirement.pdf

Want to audit the Class?  
You can audit the class at the same price as someone taking the class.  

Journeyman Requirements:
Please visit the state website Journeyman page

Class Schedule of Topics and Teachers
Staci Siler
David MacFawn
Other teachers will be announced

Class Facilitators:  
Will be available soon.

Please go to the Event Registration page to sign up for the class. 

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