COURSE and TEST
28th November 2015
sponsored by Agribusiness
PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING
An American Foul Brood Recognition and
Elimination course is to be held on Saturday 28th November 2015. The cost of
the course is $40. The cost of the test at the present time is $30. PLEASE NOTE, these are two separate
costs and are paid to two unrelated bank accounts. Details later
in this notice.
The course will run from 8.45am (please be there by 8.30) to 1.30pm
followed by a break for lunch of one hour. Bring your own lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided at morning
break and at lunch. The test will
commence at 2.30pm. 40 minutes is allowed for the test, though most candidates
are finished in less than 20 minutes. The course is based on the book “Elimination
of American Foulbrood Disease without the use of Drugs” the author is Mark
Goodwin. This book can be obtained from Ecroyd Bee Supplies or from the
NBA. It is also available from some
other beekeeping suppliers.
Contact Lindsay Moir or Jeff Chandler to
register your interest and for any inquiries (contact details further down the
If you are interested in attending, please
supply your details as listed below. There is no commitment in registering but
we need to know how many are likely to turn up
Would you please advise other beekeepers that
you believe may have an interest in the course.
2. Family name.
3. LANDLINE phone No.
4. Mobile phone No.
5. Physical address.
6. Email address.
7. Wish to attend course and the test.
8. Wish to attend the course only.
9. Registration number.
10. If you are employed as a commercial beekeeper,
please provide the company name and registration number here.
At the course you will be provided with a
handout, on which you should make notes etc. Bring your AFB manual (the yellow
book), a pen and it is suggested that you bring along a highlighter pen, a
pencil, eraser and a few sheets of paper for any other notes you may wish to
It is most important to be able to identify
the conditions of the 15 test paper photos, as an incorrect answer will be a
fail for the test paper. These 15 test paper photos are available on the Christchurch
Hobbyist Beekeepers Club website http://www.chchbeekeepers.org.nz/
These photos are also shown on page 55 of The
NZ Beekeeper of October 2014 Vol. 22 No 9.
Advise us if you have trouble reading English
(i.e. second language, dyslexia, etc).
the $40 course fee no later than the 12th November
preferably by Direct Credit
to Mr. Lindsay N Moir, account
number 117892-0103292-55 Ensure you put
your name & phone number in the reference fields. An email or other communication alerting
Linday Moir to the deposit would be appreciated. Individual payments are not
acknowledged. Early payment will improve
your prospect of a place on the course.
If paying by cheque please write your name
and phone number on the back of the cheque.
Payment may be made over the counter, contact Lindsay for details. Indicate
if a receipt is required, these will be distributed at the course venue
FOR COURSE INFORMATION CONTACT
33 Shackleton St
mobile. 021 1166713
2 Cherryburton Place.
mobile. 0223064250 please text as rarely carried..
venue is the Young Farmers Memorial Club at the Lincoln University
building No 15 on the nearside of the Orchard Car Park on the campus layout at http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/Documents/footer/Lincoln-University-Campus-map.pdf
from Christchurch along Springs Road, cross Ellesmere Road (Roundabout) and
continue for 300 metres. Turn right into
the campus at the number 3 entrance and first right into the Orchard Car
park. Drive to the opposite side of the
car park and park up. The venue is the
second building from your left adjacent to the car park.
APPLY and PAY $30 for a test paper NO LATER THAN 10TH NOVEMBER
TO The TEST PAPER CO-ORDINATOR.
04 478 3367
Account number 15-3959-0146898-02
( Note the 02 suffix number).
proof of electronic and over the counter payments with your application
REFER ANY QUERIES REGARDING TEST PAPERS, TO