Weddings/Baby Naming Celebrant Training

Weddings/Baby Naming Celebrant Training 

Space is limited to 12 delegates per course, so early booking is recommended
ONLY £635 (£529.15 plus £105.84 VAT)

Next training courses for Marriage Celebrants
2016 Courses

DateLocationCourse Leader
Mon 24th – Tue 25th April 2017 Sorry, course now fullKingston-upon-Thames, SurreyTerri Shanks
Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th May 2017Kingston upon Thames, SurreyTerri Shanks
Tuesday 16th – Wednesday 17th May 2017Perth, ScotlandLita Hallyburton
Thursday 22nd - Friday 23rd June 2017Worthing, West SussexTerri Shanks
Monday 16th – Tuesday 17th October 2017Kingston-upon-Thames, SurreyTerri Shanks

The 2 DAY course will cover aspects of Marriage Celebrancy, including:

  • Certificate in Marriage and Family CelebrancyLegalities and how they affect celebrants in England, Wales, Scotland and Overseas
  • Wedding Blessing content
  • Renewal of Vows content
  • Civil Partnerships content
  • Baby Naming Ceremonies
  • Divorce Healing Ceremonies
  • Where to hold a ceremony
  • Charging for your ceremony
  • Ceremony preparation 1st meeting
  • Questions for your customers
  • Music and Licenses
  • Enhancements for your ceremony
  • On the day of the ceremony ( appearance, timings, problem solving)
  • Conducting your ceremony
  • Certificates
  • Materials and resources

The course fee does not include accommodation, but there are plenty of Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts close by.

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Satisfactory completion of this course will lead to membership of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants (*membership is optional and currently costs £85 for lifetime membership)

Course Leaders

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Terri Shanks

Terri became a celebrant after training with Carol Poole who was then the UK President of the Australian based ‘International Federation of Celebrants’. Terri subsequently built up a very successful celebrancy business throughout both East and West Sussex, conducting Funerals, Weddings, Civil Partnership Blessings and Baby Naming Ceremonies.

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Lita Hallyburton

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.

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Simon Whittaker

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.

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