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Honey Bee Health Certificate

A practical assessment suitable for members who wish to advance beyond their Basic Assessment

A new assessment available from 2018 to help beekeepers who have already passed their Basic Assessment acquire some of the skills needed at the General Husbandry level.


To encourage beekeepers who have been awarded the BBKA Basic Certificate and have at least three years of beekeeping experience to improve their understanding and practice of beekeeping.

The Candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of beekeeping skills.



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 BBKA Examination Secretary will contact you with the assessment details.