Journeyman Class in Lancaster

  • 11 Mar 2017
  • (EST)
  • Lancaster


(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.

Registration is closed
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)

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

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
Larry Lawson
Ed Coleman
David Arnal
Other teachers will be announced

Class Facilitators:  
Don Carrier
Susan Carbone
Cynthia Robinson

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

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