Apprentice certification requirements:

This course is intended for the beekeeper with at least one year’s experience keeping bees and who wants to learn more about options and techniques in successful management of colonies, building from the practical experience gained in the previous year(s). The course is offered through a local beekeeping association.

  1. Member of the Washington State Beekeepers Association
  2. Member of a local Association
  3. Successful completion of the Beginning Beekeeping course and one year of keeping bees.

Upon satisfactory completion of the WASBA Apprentice requirements and submission of application, the student will receive a certificate of completion and patch acknowledging Apprentice status.