Newsletter Bespoke Civil Ceremonies

Bespoke Civil Ceremonies
40 Morlich Place
KY13 8BW
United Kingdom

Tel: 07752 212 067

Civil Funeral

Training - Becoming a Civil Funeral Celebrant

The Certificate in Funeral Celebrancy course will cover the following areas (and more):

  • Working with families and conducting a family interview
  • Working relationships with Funeral Directors and other service providers
  • Creation and presentation of an individual, authentic ceremony
  • Speaking / Presentation skills
  • Dealing with difficult families
  • How to select Readings, Poetry and Music
  • Symbolism and Rituals
  • Understanding grief
  • Venues - Crematoriums, home, graveside, dual and triple service
  • Time Management skills - to ensure you adequately understand the enormous pressure this vocation can place on you.
  • Emotional and spiritual intelligence skills
  • Communication skills – written and verbal, listening skills, grief awareness, empathy, confidentiality
  • How to create a ceremony that reflects the family’s values, wishes and beliefs
  • The all important eulogy
  • Difficult services – babies, teenagers and death as a result of serious crime
  • Simulated exercises, shadowing experience and field trips (very few training courses will offer you these additional experiences)
  • On going support for the rest of our professional life
  • We will even give you training for Baby Naming Ceremonies at no extra cost

The cost of the 3 day course is £795 which is amazing value considering that other training providers charge up to £2000.

This is the highest standard and best value training you will find in the UK and you won't be charged a fortune for it.

Neil is one of the few Funeral Celebrants in the UK who has passed the competency tests for the Professional Speaking Association and has a speaking and training background that is second to none. He was voted the PSA Regional Speaker of the Year in 2011 and reached the finals of the Business Speaker of the Year 2011 and has spoken to business audiences all over the world including Finland, France and South Africa.