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Earn a Diploma of Celebrancy with The Celebrants Training College

The Celebrants Training College provides training for aspiring wedding and funeral celebrants, offering a Diploma in Celebrancy to students in New Zealand.

Spaced out over five modules and covered over three weekends, the Diploma of Celebrancy encompasses all aspects of celebrancy training, delivering high-quality marriage celebrant, funeral celebrant, ceremonial writing, and business & marketing courses.

Students will learn the techniques and practical skills to successfully conduct marriage ceremonies, funeral services, baby naming ceremonies, and renew vows for clients of any faith or cultural background.

Designed with a mix of theory and practical study to offer students the best possible celebrant training, providing the confidence, respect, and understanding required of a celebrant.

Broken up into three complementary weekends, the Diploma of Celebrancy offered by The Celebrants Training College will equip students with the skills and knowledge for a long and fulfilling career as a celebrant.

The Marriage Celebrant Course provides comprehensive training for students in planning and conducting wedding and civil union ceremonies that celebrate the joy and solemnity of two people committing to a lifetime with each other.

Students will gain a thorough understanding of the legal requirements of wedding celebrancy, planning and execution of a marriage ceremony, communication techniques and step-by-step walk-throughs, providing participants the best possible chance to develop their skills as a successful wedding celebrant.

Learning to communicate beauty and dignity through ceremonial writing is an essential component of becoming a successful celebrant.

This course will teach practical techniques for communication with clients of diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, writing of ceremonial materials for weddings, funerals, and baby naming days, and also provide tips for being an effective orator and public speaker.

The Business & Marketing course will teach you to brand and market yourself, how to network within the industry, and offer advice on administration and technology for running a small home based business as a celebrant.

Covering both the theoretical and practical aspects of funeral celebrancy, the Funeral Celebrant Training Course is held over two days, and goes in-depth on the duties and obligations of a funeral celebrant, in addition to learning about the role of ritual and ceremony in funerals and burial rites.

You will learn how to connect with grieving families, the interview process, writing and delivering beautiful ceremonies that respect and honour everybody involved, and other skills that are necessary to become a funeral celebrant.

Ready to start your career as a celebrant? Talk to the team at The Celebrants Training College and register your interest in our Diploma of Celebrancy.