Dungarvan College - Coláiste Dhún Garbhán,
Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
Email: dungarvancollege@wwetb.ie
Tel: 058 41184


Beekeeping for Beginners

Code: T1

Co. Waterford Beekeepers’ Association in partnership with Dungarvan College and WWETB, is holding a Beginners’ course which will start in February, 2023. Topics covered include: the inhabitants of the hive, hive parts, keeping bees healthy, plants for bees, working with the bees, the importance of bees and pollinating insects for life on earth with much more. Participants will have practical sessions at the Co. WBKA Apiary, with bee suits provided, and experienced beekeepers on hand to show best practice. Three of the course providers recently qualified with Diplomas in Adult Education, at NUIG, with other experienced members of the IBA CLG, from around the country. There will be a €15 annual membership fee for the Co. WBKA and the IBA CLG. Payable to the tutor only and not to be included in the course fee.

Fee: €150 (€15 annual membership to the WBKA is to be paid to the Tutor only. It is not included in the course fee.)

Duration: weeks

Start Date: 07/02/2023

Class Time: 7.00pm-9:30pm

Day: Tuesday

Membership of the Co. WBKA, gives members access to regular hive openings at the Co. WBKA apiary. Queen rearing workshops are held during the active season. Co. WBKA is affiliated to the IRISH BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION CLG with members having access to regular webinars, quarterly digital newsletters letters etc. Several thousand bare rooted, bee friendly tree saplings are given out around the country to members free of charge for planting in early spring. These trees support honey bees and pollinating insects and we hope will be enjoyed by generations to come. Members also participate at local level, visiting schools, attending at Festivals and providing demonstrations and honey tasting events around the county. We also assist with swarm removals. More information by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All PLC or Secondary School queries should be sent to dungarvancollege@wwetb.ie

Further Education

The prime aim of Post Leaving Cert Courses is to prepare students for entry to the workforce or to further education and training. more
Progression to WIT
Students from Dungarvan College who meet the eligibility requirements, may apply for preferential entry to WIT.
Online Applications
Applications are now being taken.

Night Classes 2023

All courses commence on the 3rd of October 2023 and run on Tuesday evenings. more
Dungarvan College - Coláiste Dhún Garbhán, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland.
Website by: Déise Design