Celebrancy as service
You don’t need to subscribe to any specific beliefs to join our courses. If you see celebrancy as more than just a way to earn a living and are open to the inspiration of nature, then these courses are for you.
Be fully equipped
Our training courses are carefully designed to ensure that on completion you will have all the skills you need to provide excellent, fully personalised bespoke ceremonies to anyone – regardless of beliefs- anywhere in the world.
Practice core tasks
One of the key ways we ensure this is by building in opportunities to practice core tasks such as meeting with potential clients, designing orders of service and ceremony outlines, and writing ceremony scripts.
Receive one-to-one feedback
Unlike many other training providers, we give detailed personal feedback to every student, on every assignment, offering support and guidance as needed.
Our courses look at celebrancy in context: exploring the roots of ritual as well as current developments, and considering what people really need to make the ceremonies that mark the most important moments of their lives the best they can be.
As well as equipping you with a range of resources to help you work with clients and put together beautiful ceremonies, our courses support you to identify and build on the sources of inspiration and support that will sustain you on your path as a celebrant.
The course gives a good overview of the structure and process of celebrancy , along with great examples. It has also enhanced my confidence, and raised my awareness of my own personality as a celebrant.
A tremendously inspiring course, that helped me to deepen my experiences in celebrancy and develop new skills and good forms of organisation.
An excellent course for anyone looking to become a celebrant. This not just helped in performing the ceremonies but in planning and talking to clients as well.
You get a lot of course material, which is great. The homework is challenging and useful as you get a first impression how the celebrants work might be. I definitely recommend this course to others.
Our latest interview
Philip Carr-Gomm interviews River Jones School of Celebrancy course director
OUR NEXT BROADCAST: TUESDAY 5 JULY, 20:00 UK TIME (RESCHEDULED)
Holistic Funerals with Holly-Lyon Hawk
Holly is an award winning funeral director, specialist in ceremonial care of the body and end of life doula for people and pets. I’ll be talking with Holly about her work, and how we might think outside the box when it comes to planning and preparing for funerals, farewells and end of life celebrations.