Academic & Vocational Training Pty Ltd

Funeral ceremony

“Plan, present and evaluate funeral and memorial ceremonies”

Training Package number CHCCEL008

This Funeral Celebrancy Course is available by distance education (correspondence) by way of a Participant Guide and Manual,  and is designed for the funeral performed by a Civil Celebrant as opposed to a Religious Celebrant, although it contains a great deal of information that is common to both styles of ceremony.
This is a nationally accredited course – the code number being CHCCEL008.

This is a comprehensive course that includes the following, but much more than:

The first contact with a Funeral Director or member of the public to engage the services of the Funeral Celebrant.

The interview of the next-of-kin or person making the funeral arrangements.

Planning the funeral ceremony – to include time for readings, speakers, reflection.

Performing the funeral ceremony – crematorium, graveside or other place, memorial service.

Role and overview of others – RSL, Freemasons.

Sample of a funeral ceremony for a baby, a person who has committed suicide, an accident victim, a person who has led a long life.

A true story of a home death and the do-it-yourself preparation for burial, with no Funeral Director involved.

Pre-death ceremony arrangements.

Readings and prayers

Information about the mortuary and crematorium.

Health regulations regarding burials and cremations.

Photos of enhancements for the ceremony, and aids to the celebrant.
Those purchasing the course will be asked to write a ceremony based on a case study given, and to perform this ceremony on videotape or DVD. A Statement of Attainment will then be awarded.

This is a very comprehensive course which provides information exceeding the knowledge required to be a successful Funeral Celebrant. The information will enable the Celebrant to be much more informed when dealing with the bereaved, and to confidently perform a funeral ceremony.

The online cost is cost is $450.00.

If you would like to purchase this course, please contact AVT Pty Ltd for bank details or forward a cheque made payable to Academic & Vocational Training Pty Ltd PO Box 305 Salamander Bay NSW 2317