As from 1st January, the name of the SBA Basic assessment/award will change from Basic Beemaster to Basic Beekeeping Certificate.

The SBA shall still abbreviate to BB.

The certificate will now be awarded at Pass (60%), Credit (70%) and Distinction (80%) and a pass at any of these levels will enable the recipient to proceed into the rest of the SBA education system.

Holders of the old award (Pass (50%) & Distinction (75%)) shall still only be able to enter the rest of the education system if they have a Distinction (75%)