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"Certificate IV in Celebrancy"
Training Package number CHC42608

The Vetab logo indicates that a course is accredited and leads to nationally recognised qualifications.
Marriage Celebrancy course

Tutor assisted     $895.00 total fee

Unlimited access to your tutor

Up to 12 months to complete the course



                               Academic & Vocational Training Pty Ltd proudly presents

                                          the new standard of training for Marriage Celebrants

                          Certificate IV in Celebrancy -  Code CHC42608 is a nationally recognised qualification

A student wishing to gain qualification Certificate IV in Celebrancy, must complete the following 5 compulsory units:

CHCADMIN305D                Work within the administration protocols of the organization

CHCCEL401A                       Work effectively in a celebrancy role

CHCCEL406A                       Identify and address client needs in a celebrancy role

CHCCOM403A                     Use targeted communication skills to build relationships

CHCCS400A                         Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

  A student wishing to seek registration as a marriage celebrant must complete the following 4 compulsory units of competency, plus the 5 core units in Celebrancy, plus 4 elective units.

CHCCEL402A                       Establish and maintain knowledge of legal responsibilities of a marriage celebrant

CHCCEL403A                       Develop an effective relationship with a marrying couple

CHCCEL404A                       Plan a marriage ceremony in line with legal requirements

CHCCEL405A                       Conduct and review a marriage ceremony in line with legal requirements

More information is available on the Attorney-General’s website

  Elective Units of Competency: (Select 4 units from the 6 below)

CHCORG428A                      Reflect on and improve own professional practice

BSBSMB306A                      Plan a home-based business

BSBSMB403A                      Market the small business

BSBMKG3413A                   Promote products and services

CHCGROUP403D                 Plan and Conduct group activities

SIFFNL                                  Plan and Conduct a Funeral Ceremony

Duration of course              Up to 12 months to complete.

Method of completion         Tutor assisted                

Assignments to be returned by mail or email, with role plays to be conducted in a face-to-face session, or  filmed and transposed onto a DVD or video tape.  If completing all 13 units, Certificate IV in Celebrancy will be awarded within 10 days of completion of the course.

                                                If completing individual units of competency, a Statement of Attainment for each unit will be issued within 10 days of completion of the unit of competency.

Cost of course                      Tutor assisted                     $895.00 total fee

No concessions                  

  Units of competency are available as stand-alone units, with varying costs per unit.  

All our trainers are experienced, registered celebrants

Those completing the qualification entitled “Certifiate IV in Celebrancy" will be awarded a Certificate that is recognised by the Federal Attorney-General’s Department. Attainment of this qualification is a pre-requisite to applying to become an authorised marriage celebrant.

Other criteria include that you be deemed a “fit and proper person”, and that you are not in a business where there could be seen to be a conflict of interest with your celebrancy services.

Satisfactory completion of this qualification not only satisfies one of the criteria required for authorisation as a marriage celebrant, it gives a comprehensive basis on which to build a successful celebrancy enterprise.

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Plan and Conduct a Funeral Ceremony
Training Package number SIFFNL009A
The Vetab logo indicates that a course is accredited and leads to nationally recognised qualifications.

$489 correspondence

This Funeral Celebrancy Course is available by distance education (correspondence) by way of a Participant Guide and Manual.
The name of the course is "Plan and Conduct a Funeral Ceremony" 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.

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The Ultimate Professional Celebrant -
“Ceremonies for Love and Life”

The Ultimate Professional Celebrant (correspondence)

$250 - excellent product

If you are anticipating providing any of these ceremonies to the community, then this will be of great benefit to you.
There is no need for you to ponder the structure that is required to conduct one of these ceremonies.
You won't need to wonder what to take to the ceremony, how to promote yourself to the public, what type of certificate is issued, etc.
It is all in the course, which is in the form of an information manual and includes but not limited to:

Name-giving ceremony                              Public Speaking skills

Renewal of Vows ceremony                        Symbolism in the ceremony

Commitment ceremony                              Traditional ceremonies 

Advertising section                                     Marketing section

Alternative ceremonies                              Sample ceremonies

Personal Insurance                                     Personal accident insurance  

Public Liability Insurance                           Introduction to Funeral Celebrancy

website information to obtain free business cards with your own design

All our trainers are experienced, registered celebrants

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