Funeral Celebrant

Funeral Course FACE-TO-FACE PERTH WA 4/5 April 2020

This is a comprehensive two day intensive course, with our highly qualified Funeral Celebrant/Trainer Ingrid Reiger, that provides you with the necessary knowledge required to be a successful Funeral Celebrant. The course will give you the required skills to enable you to be well trained when working with the bereaved, and to confidently create and conduct a funeral ceremony.

Ingrid Regier is your teacher for this course: 

Marriage Celebrant since 2010 then worked in the funeral industry during 2016 & 2017. Including administration and working as a funeral directors assistant with Bowra & O’Dea, one of Perth’s leading Funeral Directors, The professional standards learned there have stood me in good stead. Now I work with them and others and am often called upon to help families.


Topics to be covered:

  • Liaison with the Funeral Director and their personnel
  • Gaining the appropriate information to allow you then contact the family, and the ongoing need to communicate with them.
  • Liaising with family and friends.
  • Client communication techniques
  • Accurate written and verbal instructions.
  • Listening skills, grief awareness, empathy, confidentiality and respect.
  • Understanding how to work with different personalities
  • Designing a ceremony that reflects the wishes of the family.
  • Understanding the options pertaining to required elements of ritual and symbolism.
  • Writing and selecting appropriate material for presentation.
  • Writing the service and writing a eulogy.
  • Writing an authentic ceremony
  • Accurate interpretation of verbal and written information and instructions.
  • The ability to improvise and problem solve with limited resources
  • We will look at how to write a sample of a funeral ceremony for a baby, a person who has committed suicide, an accident victim, a person who has led a long life.
  • The order and structure of the ceremony.
  • Skills on how to help other speakers at the funeral
  • Role and overview of others - RSL, Freemasons.
  • Appropriate resource selection
  • Words, poems, symbols, music, and power point presentations.
  • Information about the mortuary and crematorium
  • Health regulations regarding burials and cremations.
  • Ability to relate to people from a range of social, cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Public speaking skills.
  • Time management skills
  • Working with Funeral Directors, and other associated professionals within the required protocols.
  • Adherence to professional dress standards.
  • Ability to display dignity and solemnity.
  • Stress management skills and the ability to manage emotions.

 

Course Details

Course date 04-04-2020 9:00 am
Course end date 05-04-2020 4:00 pm
Course Fee $595.00
Trainer INGRID REIGER
Location
Bowra & O’Dea Dianella Chapel
231 Grand Promenade, Dianella WA
Bowra & O’Dea Dianella Chapel
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