What if I can’t complete a refresher course before my accreditation expires? December 04, 2018 05:12 Follow Participants have up to 3 months after their accreditation expires to complete a Refresher Course and the online assessment. Related articles How do I know when I'm due for a refresher? Can I do my refresher course online? Which Refresher should I do? What is a MHFA Refresher Course? Why do MHFA courses have information about diagnosis of mental illness? I believe that labeling people makes them feel abnormal and is not helpful in the recovery process.