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
|Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th March 2019||Surbiton, Surrey||Claire Bradford|
|Wed 3rd – Fri 5th April 2019 Sorry Course Full||Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire||Lita Hallyburton|
|Wednesday 15th - Friday 17th May 2019||Salisbury, Wiltshire||Claire Bradford|
|Monday 10th - Wednesday 12th June 2019||Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire||Terri Shanks|
|Monday 29th - Wednesday 31st July 2019||Leeds, West Yorkshire||Lita Hallyburton|
|Monday 9th - Wednesday 11th September 2019||Edinburgh, Scotland||Lita Hallyburton|
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.
Since completing her Marriage and Family Celebrancy training with Terri, Claire has gone on to be a successful and sought-after celebrant in the Sussex area. South East Regional winner and National Winner of ‘Celebrant of the Year 2018’ in The Wedding Industry Awards and content editor for the European Celebrants’ Collective, she is passionate about promoting the visibility of celebrants in society.