The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations FIBKA

Exam Dates


  • Beemaster
  • Intermediate Apiary Practical
  • Senior Apiary Practical

Examinations applications must be received by: Monday April 1 2019 to allow time for appropriate arrangements to be made.

Exam Date Closing Date for Applications Exam
06 April 2019
15 March 2019
Intermediate and Senior Provincial written papers.*
18 May 2019
22 March 2019
Preliminary Examination
* NB. In the current two year cycle the above would be the practical papers and most tutors will have geared their courses to these. In order to create a new annual cycle, scientific papers will also be offered in parallel on April 6. Going forward this means that practical and scientific papers will be offered for candidates’ choice at both the Spring and Summer Course (Gormanston) Examinations.

Gormanston Summer Course Examination 2019

12 August 2019
14 June 2019
Intermediate and Senior Practical written papers
13 August 2019
14 June 2019
Intermediate and Senior Scientific written papers
15 August 2019
Applications Received at Course or Previously by Post
Preliminary Examination