SYDNEY Funeral Course - 9th/10th OCT 2021

SYDNEY Funeral Course - 9th/10th OCT 2021

This is a comprehensive two day intensive course, that provides you with knowledge and skills to confidently begin funeral celebrant practice. As well as considering key theroretic ideas, you will develop a logical step-by-step process to plan, write, deliver and reflect on a funeral service. 

The workshop will introduce you to key knowledge and skills. Afterwards, you have the opportunity to develop these through targeted on-line assignments. 

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the purposes of a funeral service
  • Discuss funeral ceremony as a rite-of-passage ceremony
  • Discuss funeral service structure and components
  • Identify key terms and roles in the funeral industry
  • Understand how to work with grieving clients
  • Hold a professional client/family interview 
  • Describe a step-by-step process from booking to post-service reflection
  • Demonstrate effective client interviewing skills
  • Demonstrate cultural and spiritual responsiveness
  • Identify health and safety requirements
  • Develop key documents and resources
  • Understand the importance of self-care
  • Explain ritual enactments and their meanings
  • Write three funeral services
  • Deliver a funeral service
  • Review a funeral service



Course Details

Course date Saturday 09 October, 2021 - 9:00 am
Course end date Sunday 10 October, 2021 - 4:00 pm
Course Fee $695.00
Location Potts Point - Holiday Inn



Sally has a been an authorised celebrant since 1995, Training celebrants since 2001

  • Owner and Director of The Celebrant Training College (Australia)
  • Owner and Director of The Celebrant Training College (NZ)
  • CERT IV in Celebrancy CHC40115 and a Grad Dip of Celebrancy
  • TAE40116 CERT IV in Training and Assessment
  • Author of The Heart and Soul of Celebrancy 
  • Author of Conversations About Death -
  • Board member of The Groundswell Poject 
  • Member of the inaugural FIMAC - Funeral Industry Ministerial Advisory Council
  • Previously Lectured at - RMIT and Swinburne University in Marketing, Public Relations, Celebrancy and Information Technology.
  • Former Vice President of NDAN - Natural Death Advocacy Network
  • 20 years - CEO of Communication Agencies
  • Member of CANZ - Celebrant Association of NZ
  • Corporate MC
  • Award winning artist