AFB Refresher Courses (no test)
If you wish to take a 2 hour AFB refresher course (with no test), please register for the following locations. This course is $30 per person. Please submit your form and make your immediate payment to secure your place. If there is not a refresher available in your region, you would be welcome to attend the full course (but not sit the test) and treat that as a refresher. A list of full courses can be found here.
If you have any queries relating to these courses please contact Janette Gwilliam at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dunedin – Saturday 24 August – Otago Polytechnic – 9:00am
Hastings – Wednesday 18 September – Land Based Training Centre – Warren Street – Hastings – 7pm
Point Chev – 5 October – Pt Chev Community Centre – Huia Road – 9am
Palmerston North – Saturday 2 November – Crossroads 220 Church Street – Palmerston North – 10:00am
AFB Refresher Course
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Find out when the next AFB Recognition and Competency Courses, or Refresher Courses are available. These are held throughout the year in various New Zealand locations across the South Island and North Island.