|Demonstrate Knowledge of Beehive, and Beehive Frame Assembly and Repair (Level 2, Credit 2) Version 2|
Beehive, and beehive frame assembly and repair.
||Demonstrate Knowledge of Disease in the Bee Colony (Level 2 Credit 3) Version 2|
The signs of a healthy bee colony, and inspection techniques; the signs of ill health and disease in a bee colony, disinfection requirements, and apiary site management in the presence of disease.
||Demonstrate Knowledge of The New Zealand Beekeeping Industry, & Career and Training Opportunities (Level 2, Credit 2) Version 2|
The New Zealand beekeeping industry, career and training opportunities relevant to the NZ beekeeping industry, and sources of information available to the beekeeper.
||Describe Physical Characteristics of Bees and Their Behaviour (Level 2, Credit 3) Version 2|
The physical characteristics of bees; the caste system of bees; and the development, behaviour, and function of bees in a beehive.
||Describe Bee Feeding, Feeders and Types of Bee Feed (Level 2 Credit 2) Version 1|
The benefits, procedures, and precautions associated with bee feeding; the features, modes of operation, suitability, advantages and disadvantages of bee feeders; and advantages and disadvantages of bee feeds.
||Describe Honey Bees, Beehives, Bee Stings, Bee Diseases, and Honey Harvesting and Processing (Level 2 Credit 2) Version 1|
Honey bees and their life cycle; the functions and life expectancy of honey bees, the ways in which they identify flowers, and the consequences of honey bees drifting to other hives; the signs of a person stung by a bee, precautions to avoid bee stings, and procedures for bee sting removal; the major components, and the location of the bee space, in a beehive; American foulbrood (AFB) and the prevalence of varroa mite in New Zealand beehives; and honey harvesting and processing.