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 £984.00 (£820.00 plus £164.00 VAT)
Next training courses for Funeral Celebrants
|Mon 24th - Wed 26th September 2018||Worcester, Worcestershire||Terri Shanks|
|Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th September 2018||Edinburgh, Scotland||Lita Hallyburton|
|Mon 19th to Wed 21st November 2018 Sorry Course Full||Gatwick, West Sussex||Terri Shanks|
|Wednesday 28th – Friday 30th November 2018||Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire||Lita Hallyburton|
|Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th December 2018||Arundel, West Sussex||Terri Shanks|
|Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th January 2019||Salisbury, Wiltshire||Terri Shanks|
|Monday 18th – Wednesday 20th February 2019||Edinburgh, Scotland||Lita Hallyburton|
|Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th March 2019||Surbiton, Surrey||Claire Bradford|
|Wednesday 3rd – Friday 5th April 2019||Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire||Lita Hallyburton|
|Wednesday 15th - Friday 17th May 2019||Salisbury, Wiltshire||Claire Bradford|
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.