Inspirational Zoom Sessions - LEARN FROM THE BEST
We are offering a vast array of topics and presenters - to assist you in your role as a celebrant. 

 

Legal Refresher - LIVE ZOOM SESSION

Legal Refresher - Covering the top 20 legal items that celebrants struggle with:

  • working in an online environment - what can and can't be handled over zoom or face-time
  • transferring to another celebrant - what must be done
  • how to complete the paperwork correctly - if in person or over zoom. 
  • completing the new Notice
  • can we complete a wedding ceremony over zoom via proxy? - must the celebrant be in attendance
  • can you marry a couple a second time - or pretend to marry them after they got married in secret last year.?
  • etc, etc, etc.......
Course date Monday 30 May, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Course end date Monday 30 May, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Learning the language - LIVE ZOOM SESSION

Learning the language of the couple to ensure the ceremony represents their language. Connecting to each individual and writing ceremonies in the language of the couple. Creating and customising rituals that fit with indivdiual lifestyles and belief systems. Writing ceremonies that encompass whole of life priorities and set clear visioning of future aspirations.

  1. Heart listening - learning the language of the client.
  2. Nuances, codes and symbols - what's really important?
  3. Thinking outside the boxes - personalising all aspects of the ceremony.
  4. Being the celebrant they want - which part of your personality do you showcase to ensure you connect with them on the day.  

 

Course date Wednesday 01 June, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Course end date Wednesday 01 June, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer JOAN WILSON-JONES
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
The Celebrant Business Workshop - LIVE ZOOM SESSION 5th JUNE 2022

The Celebrant Business

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

  1. Describe the features of an effective celebrant business
  2. Discuss issues in working from home
  3. Discuss the rationale for a business plan
  4. Identify the components of a business plan
  5. Write components of a business plan that includes:
    • Business strategy
    • Legal framework
    • Marketing research and promotion
    • Marketing strategy
    • Financial plan
Course date Sunday 05 June, 2022 - 9:00 am
Course end date Sunday 05 June, 2022 - 4:00 pm
Course Fee $150.00
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Ceremonies for the recently widowed - LIVE ZOOM SESSION

Working with people who are recently widowed - Special ceremonies for soul-mates

Working with the personal to enable it to become part of the public ceremony. Writing rituals and ceremonies to mark the loss of a partner or spouse (soul mate). Working with people who are dealing with sudden loss and those who have endured long illness. Finding the balance between the deceased's story, the widow's story, the children's story and the family/friend's story. Creating ceremonies that support on-going helpful inclusion in the memories of the ones they loved. Supportive ceremonies for widows/widowers and the children of the deceased. Including private farewells for the widow/widower. 

  1. Holding space for memories in the discussion.
  2. Including pre-funeral private rituals of farewell.
  3. Making appropriate space for all stories in the ceremony.
  4. Understanding the heirarchy of grief.
  5. Keepsakes and symbols.

NB - the signficance and depth of the farewell can be a major element of the capacity of the widow or widower to move forward. This masterclass looks at how we, as celebrants, can hold space and support the process for spouses/partners and families.

 

Course date Wednesday 15 June, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Course end date Wednesday 15 June, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer JOAN WILSON-JONES
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Creative Writing Workshop - LIVE ZOOM SESSION 19th JUNE 2022

Creating Excellent Ceremonies - Ceremonial Writing

By the end of the workshop, you should be able to understand:

  • Ceremony as a rite of passage
  • The elements and structure of an effective ceremony
  • How to create an engaging story within a ceremony
  • How to write about an abstract concept
  • The use of metahors smilies and anologies in ceremony writing
  • The use of style, flow and rhythm in ceremony writing
  • Rituals and traditions
  • Effective use of poetry and readings
  • Crafting beginnings, endings and links
  • Style, flow and rhythm
Course date Sunday 19 June, 2022 - 9:00 am
Course end date Sunday 19 June, 2022 - 4:00 pm
Course Fee $150.00
Trainer WENDY BARTON
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Things to say and not to say - LIVE ZOOM SESSION

Things to say and not to say 

Have you ever considered there are words that you should say - and things you should perhaps not say - within a ceremony. We will explore this topic in this workshop. 

Course date Thursday 30 June, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Course end date Thursday 30 June, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Sally's 10 top tips for Marriage Celebrants - Live Zoom session

During this session Sally will walk through her 10 top tips for Marriage Celebrants. 

Course date Sunday 03 July, 2022 - 10:00 am
Course end date Sunday 03 July, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Stories from the field - ZOOM SESSION

Here's your chance to learn from 5 top celebrants by listening to stories of their work. This is pre-recorded event where Sally Cant facilitates a discusion with Wendy Barton, Jane Godfrey, Nicole Penning and Yvonne Adele. We talk about our experiences and what we have learnt on the job. 

Course date Tuesday 05 July, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Course end date Tuesday 05 July, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Dealing with Distractions - LIVE ZOOM SESSION

Dealing with distractions and other obstacles. Presenting like a pro when the unexpected strikes. Dealing with issues like:

  • Children and babies - crying or making loud noises
  • People talking and not consentraing on ceremony
  • Animals!
  • Planes and helicopters
  • Road noise - and other external noises 
  • Phones - use of phones when client/s have asked for an unplugged ceremony

 

Course date Monday 18 July, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Course end date Monday 18 July, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION
Elopements - the new black - LIVE ZOOM SESSION

Elopements - the new black - What's different about Elopements? - Small ceremonies made meaningful.
Why elope instead of the big one? What are the 'must haves'? How do you price an elopement? Set script or personalised? Bringing in other suppliers.
When a couple elopes what are they looking for? Often (not always) for second marriages where the couple want to be married but don't want the big formal wedding. Our task is how to ensure we capture the special moments in an intimate wedding.

1. Understanding your couple (to enable personalisation).

2. Creating small, romantic, meaningful ceremonies.

3. Personalised rituals that reflect the couple.

 

 

Course date Sunday 24 July, 2022 - 10:00 am
Course end date Sunday 24 July, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Course Fee $49.95
Trainer SALLY CANT
Location Zoom teleconferencing LIVE TRAINING SESSION

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