Applying for BBKA Examinations and Assessments

The BBKA asks that all applications be forwarded via the local Area Examinations Secretary. For Suffolk Associations it is:

Kevin Thorn, BBKA Examinations Secretary for Suffolk

75 Head Lane,
Great Cornard
CO10 0JS

Tel: 07557 418418


  1. The fee for the Basic Assessment is now £18.
  2. The fee for General Husbandry is now £55. From now on candidates must have 5 years beekeeping experience before taking this exam.
  3. Anyone intending to take their Advanced Husbandry will now need to have held the General Husbandry certificate for a minimum of 2 years. The fee for this exam is now £80.
  4. The fee for Microscopy is now £50.
  5. BBKA correspondence course fees for the Basic, Modules and Microscopy are all now £55.


Dates for exams: