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Under 18 and want to test your beekeeping knowledge? Then this could be for you.

The Junior certificate consists of 4 elements

  • 10 minutes of oral questions
  • Examine a frame of bees
  • Present a piece of coursework
  • Present your beekeeping diary

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, please contact your local Exam Secretary. They will be able to email you a link to the application form. You can use this to apply and pay online. You will get a receipt by email to confirm we have your application. If you are not sure how to contact your local exam secretary then check with your local association. Independent members can contact the BBKA office to receive their application link form by email.

The Area Examination Secretary will organise the assessment and contact you with details.

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