College Rd, Cranfield,
Wharley End, Bedford
Set in rural Bedfordshire, close to Junctions 13 and 14 of the M1, Mitchell Hall is on the Cranfield University site and situated between Milton Keynes and Bedford.
There is plenty of free parking at the hotel. Bedford station is 11 miles and Milton Keynes station is 8 miles away. There is WIFI throughout the building and in all 60 guest bedrooms. There are spacious dining and bar areas providing a tranquil location for your residential training.
Every bedroom has ensuite bathroom facilities with shower. In every room there are hot drink facilities, a television and free WIFI and staff are on site 24 hours a day. Your assessment day accommodation is included in your course fee.
When searching Mitchell Hall online, you may find some photos of student accommodation. Please note that bedrooms used are in the hotel – not the student accommodation!
The hotel is proud of the reputation of their restaurant, which produces fresh food daily using seasonal and local produce in line with the venue’s sustainability policy. All assessment day meals are buffet style and are included in the course fee.
We try very hard to accommodate everyone fully in all aspects of their training. Please advise us of any dietary or other needs in advance of your course and we will do everything we can to make arrangements for you. If you have a disability or additional needs that require ground floor accommodation, please let us know as there are some ground floor bedrooms available at the venue.
Your assessment day
Study for the Diploma will be mainly carried out through your distance learning and supported by Zoom sessions and audio files. However, some of the assessment of your skills needs to be completed face to face. Therefore, we will ask you to choose a suitable date to attend an assessment day at Mitchell Hall, Cranfield University. The schedule of available dates is on our website.
The assessment day will be almost the final part of your course. We will tell you in detail what you will need to do on the day so that you can prepare and bring your work with you. You will be delivering ceremonies and role playing interviews.
One night of accommodation, (this can be the night before or after your assessment), and food is included in your course fees. Further nights of accommodation can be booked (at additional cost) with Mitchell Hall.
The assessment days will be:
• an opportunity to receive external feedback on your practice
• a chance to meet up with other Celebrants
Timings for the day
We will advise you of the exact timings of the day in advance. Approximately 5 hours will be needed to carry out all the assessments for the qualification.
Assessment day information
We will send you joining information in advance of your assessment day. This will include directions and details of anything you need to bring with you.
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Advanced Learner Loans Available
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Loan eligibility doesn’t depend on your income and there are no credit checks.