Certificate IV in Celebrancy

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 02411J

It's an exciting time in Australia to consider obtaining a qualification in Celebrancy. There have been land mark changes in Celebrancy legislation which will see a significant increase in demand for celebrants in Australia. Our celebrancy course reflects the role of celebrants who work with their clients to plan and present ceremonies of varied types in the Australian community. These include weddings and community ceremonies, such as naming of babies, renewal of wedding vows, commitment ceremonies and funerals. The units we deliver address the specific legislative responsibilities of marriage celebrants and link to national registration requirements. We have included the following units so that, upon completion, you'll be eligible to apply for registration as a marriage celebrant with the Australian Attorney-General’s Department: Establish and Maintain Celebrancy Practice (CHCCEL005) Interview clients and plan Marriage Ceremonies (CHCCEL006) Prepare for, Present and Evaluate Marriage Ceremonies (CHCCEL007) Celebrants are generally self-employed. They need to have the ability to work outside usual business hours and may need to travel to their clients preferred locations. Given this, the course also includes units that address marketing and managing a small business. Our Certificate IV in Celebrancy reflects the role of celebrants who work with their clients to plan and present ceremonies of varied types in the Australian community. These include weddings and community ceremonies, such as baby naming ceremonies, renewal of wedding vows, commitment ceremonies and funerals. The units we deliver address the specific legislative responsibilities of marriage celebrants and link to national registration requirements. 

Designed for

You must be 18 year or over. In order to maximise your chance of success in this program, you must be able to demonstrate adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills. Desirable (but not essential) skills include: excellent interpersonal skills trustworthiness and ability to use empathy ability to communicate across varying culturally diverse groups and faiths excellent organisation skills  PRE-TRAINING REVIEW To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Structure

Completion of 13 units (including 6 core and 7 electives)

Standard entry requirements

Direct entryRecognition of Prior Learning is available.

Recognition

This course is government accredited and has national recognitionThe qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4 None

Study pathways

After successful completion of our celebrancy course you may apply for registration as a marriage celebrant with the Australian Attorney-General’s Department. You can also work as a celebrant in your own business.

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