Celebrant Training: becoming a celebrant is a challenging, but exceptionally rewarding career
Our Funeral Celebrant Training courses are designed for anyone who is interested in understanding about the role of a celebrant, the process of the funeral service, and in helping people in a very difficult time of need to personalise and design a beautiful and fitting end of life ceremony for their loved one.
Certificate in Funeral Celebrancy
Space for this increasingly popular training is limited to 12 delegates per course,
early booking is recommended
Course Costs from 1st January 2018 £920 (£766.66 plus £153.34 VAT)
Next training courses for Funeral Celebrants
|Wednesday 4th – Friday 6th April 2018||Gloucester||Lita Hallyburton|
|Wednesday 16th - Friday 18th May 2018||Salisbury, Wiltshire||Terri Shanks|
|Wednesday 30th May - Friday 1st June 2018||Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire||Lita Hallyburton|
|Monday 2nd - Wednesday 4th July 2018||Kingston upon Thames||Terri Shanks|
|Monday 24th - Wednesday 26th September 2018||Worcester, Worcestershire||Terri Shanks|
|Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st November 2018||Kingston upon Thames, Surrey||Terri Shanks|
As soon as we have any new course dates and locations confirmed they will be added to this website immediately
- Helping families in Grief
- Family Meetings
- Service Planning
- Music/Poetry/Reading Resources
- Eulogy Writing
- Presentation Skills
- What to do on the day, and how to conduct a funeral
- The working of a crematorium
- How to market yourself to funeral directors and to the public.
- Course fee includes refreshment and buffet lunch.
The course fee does not include accommodation, but there are plenty of Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts close by.
Managing Director and Principal Course Leader
Terri Shanks is a highly experienced Wedding & Funeral Celebrant having conducted over 3000 ceremonies. Her personal training saw her travelling the globe to study under some of the world’s leading Celebrants, Bereavement Specialists & Celebrant Trainers. Terri was also fortunate to attend the first ever International Convention of Celebrants in America.
Course Leader and Training Manager for Scotland
Lita spent over 30 years working in the public and voluntary sectors; initially as a teacher; with a PGCE degree after achieving a BSc, and then as a safeguarding coordinator; with a CQSW degree, a Social Care Manager; with a Management Qualification, and during that time was a consultant and trainer; with a Training the Trainer Qualification.
Having worked front line in the public and private sectors for many years, also as an instructor in Conflict Management and coaching ex forces (ELCAS) resettlement, Simon brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the FPC training team. Being able to offer a completely flexible and unrestrictive service to the public is without doubt, one of the greatest achievement in the last ten years.