Develop young beekeepers Junior Certificate Our Junior Certificate promotes the knowledge of Apis Mellifera throughout the UK The Junior certificate consists of 4 elements 10 minutes of questions Examine a frame of bees; identifying the 3 kinds of bees i.e workers, drones and The Queen Presenting a piece of creative homework related to bees Present a beekeeping diary produced over a 6 week period This examination is intended to meet the requirements of schools, Scout and Guide groups together with those not qualified to enter for the Basic Assessment. Additionally, it is intended that the examination will reflect the candidates interest of apiculture and encourage them to go forward to the next examination, the Basic Assessment. To apply for the assessment, complete the Application Form and send it with the Fee to your Area Examination Secretary or if an individual member, direct to the National Beekeeping Centre at Stoneleigh. The Area Examination Secretary will organise the assessment and contact you with details. International Meeting of Young Beekeepers IMYB is a conference/competition held every year in different places across the world at which a team of three competitors and at least one team leader (adult) attend and take part in competitions helping to raise the profile of beekeeping everywhere.