Can I do my refresher course online? December 04, 2018 04:14 Updated Follow Refresher courses are not offered online. The courses are delivered in a 4-hour face-to-face session and participants will receive a manual to take home. There is an online assessment after the face-to-face session which when completed will extend accreditation by a further 3 years. Related articles What is a MHFA Refresher Course? Which Refresher should I do? What if I can’t complete a refresher course before my accreditation expires? Is there an MHFA Instructor running courses in my area? How do I know when I'm due for a refresher?