Certification Requirements

Certification Requirements for Getting Started Students Year 1:

  • Earn 10 Class points (Attend a minimum 10 hours of OMB classroom training in person
                or via web)
  • Pass an open book, non-timed written exam with a score of 90% or better
  • Earn 2 points for “in the bees” activities
  • Complete all requirements by September of the year entered into Getting Started
  • Qualify to move to Continued Learning

Certification Requirements for Getting Started Students Year 2:

  • Enter Continued Learning for 2nd year
  • Earn 6 education points
  • Submit 4 Field worksheets signed by mentor (assigned a mentor)
  • Submit 4 hive log maintenance entries covering seasons of the year

Certification Requirements for Continued Learning Students:

  • Earn 10 Class points (Attend a minimum 10 hours of OMB classroom training in person
                or via web)
  • Pass an open book, non-timed written exam with a score of 90% or better
  • Earn 6 education points
  • Submit 4 Field worksheets signed by mentor
  • Submit 4 hive log maintenance entries covering seasons of the year
  • May take up to 2 years to complete requirements; only one year spent with a mentor