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Further Training for Funeral Celebrants

We are delighted to offer Level 4 qualifications in specialist areas for practicing Funeral Celebrants.
The following courses are available:

Creating and Conducting Child and Baby Funerals*
Advanced Tribute Writing

*The Child and Baby Funeral course is open to all practicing celebrants. Other courses are only open to celebrants holding NOCN Level 3 Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy

We offer these courses in two ways;

Either as a full Level 4 qualification, which involves distance learning after online training.
Or without the qualification for those wishing to have the knowledge and resources of the subject, without undertaking the associated distance learning. Courses are held online.

Course dates for 2020:
*Level 4 Advanced Practice Child and Baby Funerals – TBC
*Level 4 Advanced Practice Tribute Writing Techniques – TBC

Course Fees:
With Level 4 qualification: £245 + vat (£294)
Without the Level 4 qualification £145+VAT (£174)

IoCF and AOIC members receive 10% discount on fees.

Fees include:
External accreditation by NOCN assessment, registration and certificates (if full qualification is taken) and full course materials.

For the Level 4 qualifications, distance learning is submitted within 6 weeks of the one-day course. Full certification is awarded for each separate course from the awarding body.

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        IT Skills you will need both during your training and working as a celebrant

        Do you have the following skills:

        1. Ability in creating, naming, using, saving and retrieving files and folders.
        2. Familiarity with using your version of Word (or similar software).
        3. Understanding of toolbars and icons.
        4. Ability to copy and paste sections of text.
        5. An understanding of ‘track changes’ and how to use this function.
        6. Ability to bold, underline and italicise text.
        7. Be able to change font type, size and colour.
        8. Ability to centre text in the middle of a page and right and left justify it.
        9. Be able to alter line spacing in a document and insert a page break.
        10. Be able to use the undo and redo functions.
        11. Understand how the tab key works.
        12. Ability to use headers and footers, bullet points and numbering
        13. Understanding of the difference between ‘Save’ and ‘Save As’.

        If you said ‘yes’ to all of the above then you have good basic skills.

        If you have answered ‘no’ to any of the above then you will need to improve your basic skills before starting the course. This can be done in a few hours by using one or more of the free online tutorials available on the internet.