AFB Refresher Courses (no test)
If you wish to take a 90 minute 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
Amberley – Wednesday 20 February – Amberley Library 111 Carters Road – 7pm
Lower Hutt – Saturday 2 March – Hardwick Smith Lounge, Belmont – Lower Hutt – 10am
Rotorua – Sunday 24 March – Arawa Bowling Club Lytton St (off Devon St) Rotorua – 3pm
Whangarei – Thursday 28 March – ASB Stadium – Kensington Park – 97 Western Hills Drive – 6:30pm
Christchurch – Monday 1 April – Papanui Public Library – cnr Restell & Langdons Road – 6:30pm
Palmerston North – Saturday 1 June – Crossroads 220 Church Street Palmerston North – 10am
Hamilton – Saturday 1 June – Anglesea Motel & Conference Centre – 36 Liverpool Street – Hamilton 10am
Hamilton – Saturday 1 June – Anglesea Motel & Conference Centre – 36 Liverpool Street – Hamilton 1pm
Christchurch – Monday 1 July – Papanui Public Library – cnr Restell & Langdons Road – 6:30pm
Whangarei – Thursday 4 July – ASB Stadium – Kensington Park – 97 Western Hills Drive – 6:30pm
Kaitaia – Saturday 3 August – Christian Fellowship Pukepoto Road – 9am
Wanganui – Wednesday 7 August – Mosston School Hall, Mosston Road – 7:30pm
Dunedin – Saturday 24 August – venue TBC – 9:00am
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.