Beekeeper 6Months Course

Brief Job Description: The individual at work is responsible for carrying out beekeeping operation right from understanding bee biology and behavior to
harvesting and processing of products.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have mental and physical
ability, good sight, attention to details, capability to follow safety procedures and
stamina to work for long hours Beekeeper 6Months Course

Beekeeper 6Months Course

Sector is a conglomeration of different business operations having similar
business and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the
economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.
Sub-sector Sub-sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the
characteristics and interests of its components.
Occupation Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/ related set of
functions in an industry. Beekeeper 6Months Course
Function Function is an activity necessary for achieving the key purpose of the
sector, occupation, or an area of work, which can be carried out by a
person or a group of persons. Functions are identified through functional
analysis and form the basis of OS. Beekeeper 6Months Course
Sub-function Sub-functions are sub-activities essential to fulfil the achieving the
objectives of the function.
Job role Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique
employment opportunity in an organisation.
Occupational Standards
(OS)
OS specify the standards of performance an individual must achieve
when carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the
knowledge and understanding they need to meet that standard
consistently. Occupational Standards are applicable both in the Indian
and global contexts. Beekeeper 6Months Course
Performance Criteria Performance criteria are statements that together specify the standard of
performance required when carrying out a task. Beekeeper 6Months Course
National Occupational
Standards (OS)
NOS are occupational standards which apply uniquely in the Indian
context.
Qualifications Pack (QP) QP comprises the set of OS, together with the educational, training and
other criteria required to perform a job role. A QP is assigned a unique Beekeeper 6Months Course

Beekeeper 6Months Course


qualifications pack code.
Unit Code Unit code is a unique identifier for an Occupational Standard, which is
denoted by an ‘N’
Unit Title Unit title gives a clear overall statement about what the incumbent
should be able to do.
Description Description gives a short summary of the unit content. This would be
helpful to anyone searching on a database to verify that this is the
appropriate OS they are looking for.
Scope Scope is a set of statements specifying the range of variables that an
individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have
a critical impact on quality of performance required.Beekeeper 6Months Course
Knowledge and
Understanding
Knowledge and understanding are statements which together specify the
technical, generic, professional and organisational specific knowledge
that an individual needs in order to perform to the required standard.
Organisational Context Organisational context includes the way the organisation is structured
and how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge
managers have of their relevant areas of responsibility.
Technical Knowledge Technical knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish
specific designated responsibilities.
Definitions

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Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Core skills or generic skills are a group of skills that are the key to learning
and working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any
work environment in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in
any work environment. In the context of the OS, these include
communication related skills that are applicable to most job roles. Beekeeper 6Months Course

This OS is for bee-keeper who is responsible for understanding bee biology and
behavior
Scope This unit/ task covers the following:
 identify the different types of bees
 understand life cycle of the different types of bees
 understand different communication methods used by bees
 understand the pollination process and construct a flowering calendar
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the ScopeBeekeeper 6Months Course
Element Performance Criteria
Indentify the
different species of
bees
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC1. identify different species of bees
PC2. identify sub-species of bees
PC3. identify different races of bees
PC4. ascertain life span of different bees
PC5. ascertain different roles played by different types of honey bee
Life cycle of the
different bee castes
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC6. ascertain different development stages of life cycle of the different types of
bees
PC7. identify time needed to complete each stage
PC8. identify raw produce generated by bees during life cycle Beekeeper 6Months Course

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To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC9. identify different communication methods such as drumming feet, flapping
wings etc. Beekeeper 6Months Course
PC10. ascertain communication style to locate food source
PC11. ascertain communication style to locate new home to which bees intend to
swarm.
Pollination To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC12. ascertain mixing of the male and female parts of flower
PC13. identify reproduction of flowering plants
PC14. list down bee forage plants
PC15. construct a flowering calendar for their local areas
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
(Knowledge of the
company /
organization and
its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to work
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the
impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
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KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. different species/sub-species of bees
KB2. life span and roles of different species of bees
KB3. different life stages of species of bees
KB4. raw produce generated by them at different life stages
KB5. different communication styles of different bees
KB6. different communication methods such as drumming feet, flapping wings etc
KB7. communication styles for food location and new homes to bees
KB8. climatic requirements of the different bees species
KB9. different climatic requirements during the different life stages of the different
bees species
KB10. mixing of male and female parts of flower
KB11. reproduction of flowering plants
KB12. promotion and conservation techniques for bees
KB13. use of different promotion and conservation techniques of bees
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
N.A.
Reading skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. get awareness at the bee-keeper’s level about the role of honeybees in
pollination and biodiversity conservation through reading
Oral Communication (Listening & Speaking Skills)
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. maintain effective working relationships with bee-keeping experts/trainers
SA3. communicate clearly and effectively with others like bee-keepers, concerned
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SA4. comprehend information shared by senior people and experts
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. observe things accordingly to understand bee biology and behaviour
SB2. make decisions pertaining to the concerned area of work
SB3. idenBeekeeper 6Months Coursetify problems that may arise in carrying out tasks and take preventative
action

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SB4. take decision to achieve monetary gain
Plan and Organize
The individual on the job needs to know and understand: how to
SB5. proper planning for understating bee biology and behaviour
SB6. organize meetings / demonstrations with training providers and concerned
departments whenever necessary
Customer Centricity
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. participate in bee-keeping exhibition/seminar/workshop
SB8. attend and make use of exposure visit
SB9. work with bee-keeping experts and trainers
SB10. maintain and manage good relationships with assisting workforce and other
co‐bee-keeper’s
SB11. build relationships and use human centric approach
Problem Solving
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB12. think through the problem, evaluate the possible solution(s) and adopt an
optimum /best possible solution(s)
SB13. identify problems immediately and take up solutions quickly to resolve
delays
Analytical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB14. monitor and maintain the material and equipment required for various farm
operations
Critical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB15. apply, analyze, and evaluate the information on crops which provide nectar
and pollen for the honey bees when the nectar flow occu

This OS is for beekeeper who is responsible for understanding and adopting
suitable bee-keeping systems and bee-keeping equipments
Scope This unit/ task covers the following:
• Handle bee-keeping systems
• Handle bee-keeping tools
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Handle beekeeping
systems
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC1. identify different bee-keeping systems ranging from the local/traditional
systems to the modern systems
PC2. ascertain importance of economic aspects of the different bee-keeping
systems
PC3. select the most appropriate bee-keeping system (best hive type) for
their areas based on cost benefit analysis
Handle beekeeping tools To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC4. identify and use of modern bee-keeping tools
PC5. ascertain the working of the different bee-keeping tools
PC6. ascertain importance of economic aspects of the different bee-keeping
tools
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context (Knowledge of
the company /
organization and its
processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work
environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and
the impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. different traditional and modern bee-keeping systems
KB2. investment and expenditure involved
KB3. different environment required for different bee-keeping systems
KB4. bees and beehive conservation in bee-keeping systems
KB5. honey yield in bee-keeping systems
KB6. ease of management of bee-keeping systems
KB7. cost benefit analysis of bee-keeping systems
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KB8. identification of different bee-keeping tools
KB9. operation and use of bee-keeping tools in different bee-keeping
operations
KB10. materials used in bee-keeping tools
KB11. advantages of using appropriate bee-keeping tools
KB12. cost benefit analysis of bee-keeping tools
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Writing skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
N.A.
Reading skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. get awareness at the bee-keeper’s level about the role of honeybees in
pollination and biodiversity conservation through reading
Oral Communication (Listening & Speaking Skills)
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. maintain effective working relationships with bee-keeping
experts/trainers
SA3. communicate clearly and effectively with others like bee-keepers,
concerned officer/stakeholders
SA4. comprehend information shared by senior people and experts
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. make decisions to use appropriate bee-keeping methods and beekeeping systems pertaining to local climatic conditions
SB2. identify problems that may arise in carrying out tasks and take
preventive action
Plan and Organize
The individual on the job needs to know and understand: how to
SB3. proper planning for adopting various bee-keeping systems and tools
SB4. organize meetings / demonstrations with training providers and
concerned departments whenever necessary
Customer Centricity
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. participate in bee-keeping exhibition/seminar/workshop to understand
handling of bee-keeping tools and choosing appropriate bee-keeping
systems depending on local conditions
SB6. attend and make use of exposure visit
SB7. work with bee-keeping experts and trainers
SB8. build relationships and use human centric approach
Problem Solving

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The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. think through the problem, evaluate the possible solution(s) and adopt
an optimum /best possible solution(s)
SB10. identify problems immediately and take up solutions quickly to resolve
delays
Analytical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB11. analyse cost, quality and time of different bee-keeping systems before
implement appropriate one
SB12. analyse of different bee-keeping tools to carry out different bee-keeping
activities
Critical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB13. take up his own working & learning to use suitable bee-keeping

This OS is for bee-keeper who is responsible for overall beehive management
which includes site selection, installation of beehive, colony management and
inspection and record keeping
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
 Site selection of beehive
 Installation of beehive
 Colony management (During honey flow and dearth period)
 Colony inspection
 Record keeping
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Site selection of beehive To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC1. select appropriate location for beehives that consist of diverse vegetation
that provides plenty of pollen and nectar
PC2. know and fix appropriate radius of apiary location from food sources
PC3. ensure sourcing of good water in the immediate area since bees need as
much water as pollen and nectar
Installation of beehive To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC4. ensure hanging of hives using strong greased galvanized wires to protect
the bees
PC5. ensure hanging of hives in or under well shaded trees
PC6. suspend hives from wires so that predators cannot push them over
PC7. remember hanging of hives in such a way that allows ease of harvesting
PC8. use trees and solid poles to hang the hive
PC9. hives should be hung at waist height above the ground
PC10. keep the hives clean and pest free
PC11. ensure placing of hives on sturdy stands
PC12. place hives in a way so that they can be approached from behind
PC13. place hives on stands makes them accessible and easy to harvest and
manage
PC14.reduce drifting and disease transmission
PC15.remove small stones or debris in the apiary
Colony management
(During Honey Flow
Period & Dearth Period)
To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC16. attract bees to the hives
PC17.feeding the colonies during dearth period
PC18. preservation of comb during dearth period
PC19.Queen rearing
PC20. divide the colonies in order to populate a new hive
PC21. uniting of smaller colonies to enlarge a colony
PC22. improve their yield of honey or to survive the dearth
PC23. populate the hive includes swarming and transferring of bees
PC24. ascertain use of tools used in dividing, uniting and populating the bees
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Colony inspection To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC25. identify the climatic conditions before proceeding to the beehive for
inspection
PC26. ascertain use of various equipments used for inspection like smokers, bee
suits, gloves
PC27. perform colony inspection from outside to get idea of the colony status
without opening the hive
PC28. ensure incoming and outgoing bees and pollen carrying foragers at the
hive entrance
PC29. make sure that colony is strong and healthy
PC30. check colony is diseased, abnormal and poisoned
PC31. gather necessary tools before starting inside colony inspection
PC32. use necessary tools to perform inside colony inspection
PC33. perform colony inspection from inside to confirm the colony status,
strengths and any abnormalities
PC34.make necessary observation regarding condition of the bees, food stores,
presence of pests and disease, symptoms of swarming and absconding
PC35. check need to provide more frames with comb foundation
PC36. ensure cleanliness and hygiene
PC37.remove unnecessary, deformed, or additional combs built by the bees
Record keeping To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC38.records should be kept to know what was done last time and what to do
next time
PC39. Keep records what equipment to use and when to use effectively and
efficiently
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context (Knowledge of
the company /
organization and its
processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work
environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and
the impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. suitable site selection considering food and water sources for honeybees
KB2. suitable climatic conditions for beehive placing location( free from
extreme hot or cold weather conditions)
KB3. tools, methods and other materials required for installation of beehives
KB4. proper installation beehive

KB6. unite of bee colony
KB7. feeding the bees
KB8. swarming, absconding and transferring of honey bees
KB9. various tools and equipments used in colony management
KB10. suitable climatic condition for colony inspection (inside and outside
inspection)
KB11. various tools and equipments used in inside and outside colony
inspection like smoker, protective clothing, head-veil, overfills, gloves and
shoes, hive tool, bee brush
KB12. diseases in beehives
KB13. precaution measures to be taken on pesticide application
KB14. bee-keeping should not be practiced in areas where genetically modified
crops are grown to avoid risk of contamination
KB15. positioning of beehives
KB16. use of different beekeeping equipments used in colony management and
inspection
KB17. colony status, strength and any abnormalities
KB18. cleanliness and hygiene
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
N.A.
Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. get updated on protecting hives from intense sun, wind and domestic
animals etc at the site
SA2. get updated on precautions to take in the areas where intensive
application of chemical pesticides is done
SA3. get updated on latest materials used in beehives for their protection
from natural calamities
SA4. keep abreast with the knowledge of measurable parameters of
beehives
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA5. maintain effective working relationships
SA6. communicate clearly and effectively with others like beekeepers,
concerned officer/stakeholders
SA7. comprehends information shared by senior people and experts
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. make decisions pertaining to the site selection and installation of
beehives
SB2. make decisions pertaining to the colony management, outside and

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inside colony inspection
SB3. identify problems that may arise in carrying out tasks and take
preventative action
SB4. take decision to achieve monetary gain
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: how to
SB5. plan and organize for site selection and beehive installation
SB6. plan and organize for colony management and colony inspection
SB7. plan and organize for making effective use of tools and equipments to
carry out various activities
SB8. organize meetings / demonstrations with training providers and
concerned departments whenever necessary
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB9. participate in bee-keeping exhibition/seminar/workshop
SB10. attend and make use of exposure visit
SB11. work with bee-keeping experts and trainers
SB12. build relationships and use human centric approach
SB13. maintain and manage good relationships with assisting workforce and
other co‐bee-keeper’s
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB14. think through the problem, evaluate the possible solution(s) and adopt
an optimum /best possible solution(s)
SB15. identify problems immediately and take up solutions quickly to resolve
delays
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB16. monitor and maintain the knowledge required for beehive management
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB17. take up his own working and learning
SB18. apply, analyze, and evaluate the information gathered from
observation, experience, reasoning, or communication, as a guide
to thought and actio

This OS is for bee-keeper who is responsible for management of pests, diseases
and other nuisances
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
 Insect management
 Management of diseases
 Nuisances management
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Insect management To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC1. indentify common insects stored in combs like wax moth, Varro mite,
ant and termites
PC2. take preventive steps/methods to overcome insects
PC3. use required tools, equipments and other materials
Management of diseases To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC4. indentify common diseases of bee like European foul brood, American
foul brood, sac brood
PC5. take preventive measures and methods to overcome bee diseases
PC6. use required tools, equipments and other materials
Nuisances management To be competent, the individual must be able to:
PC7. indentify nuisances in bee-keeping like disturbance from domestic
animals, bush fires, chemical poisoning, honey badger and vandalism
PC8. preventive practices and methods to overcome bee diseases
PC9. use required tools, equipments and other materials
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context (Knowledge of
the company /
organization and its
processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. relevant legislation, standards, policies, and procedures in work
KA2. relevant health and safety requirements applicable in the work
environment
KA3. own job role and responsibilities and sources for information pertaining to
work
KA4. who to approach for support in order to obtain work related information,
clarifications and support
KA5. importance of following health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and
the impact of not following the standards on consumers and the business
KA6. documentation and related procedures applicable in the context of work
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. various tools and equipments used in insect management, diseases
management and other nuisances management
KB2. effective and efficient use of tool , equipments and other materials
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whenever required
KB3. common insects like wax moth, Varro mite, ant and termites
KB4. common diseases of bees like European foul brood, American foul
brood, sac brood
KB5. various factors creating disturbances
KB6. prevention practices and methods to overcome insects, diseases and
nuisances
Skills (S)
A. Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
N.A.
Reading Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. get updated to indentify insects and diseases harming the bee colony
SA2. get updated to take and adopt corrective measures to overcome insects
and diseases
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. maintain effective working relationships
SA4. communicate clearly and effectively with others like beekeepers,
concerned officer/stakeholders
SA5. comprehends information shared by senior people and experts
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. make decisions pertaining to the disease, insect and other nuisances
management
SB2. identify problems that may arise in carrying out tasks and take
preventative action
SB3. take decision to achieve monetary gain
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: how to
SB4. proper planning of management of insects, diseases and nuisances of
bees
SB5. organize meetings / demonstrations with training providers and
concerned departments whenever necessary
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. participate in bee-keeping exhibition/seminar/workshop
SB7. attend and make use of exposure visit
SB8. work with bee-keeping experts and trainers
SB9. build relationships and use human centric approach
SB10. maintain and manage good relationships with assisting workforce and
other co‐bee-keeper’s

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Offline class Its mean you Direct Go to Our Institute and Take admission there, after the admission you have to join direct class

there is a totally free of cost no charge ,, even you will get Rs 50 every day from Government

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you can take any time for class regarding your needs , you have to select any one time for regular attending the class

But one thing Must be Remember you have to attain at least 80% of total class, As example if class is 180 days then you have to attain minimum 150 days , other wise your registration will be cancel, and you cant sit on exam and you will also not get certificate

Time  and  And Share A Registration Number For your Attendance, Which we will provide you after complete admission. When Your 80% Attendance will be Complete then You should attend Assessment or Exam For Certificate And Mark sheet.

If you Need Certificate the you should have to attended all Classes Regularly Time to There Are Some Terms And conditions to eligible for Certificate And Mark sheet

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When you selected For Free Certificate And Mark sheet Or pay based Certificate And Mark sheet then your government registration process will be start , We give you a Registration Certificate , When you Will Start Your Online Class Every Day you will Put The Registration number With Us for attendance.

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