I spent today learning how to officiate at funerals, taught by two accredited celebrant trainers from Humanists UK. I was really impressed by the quality of the training – it was all perfectly structured and carefully thought through. Everyone on the course was really friendly and personable and I found myself thoroughly enjoying the day. I had thought that learning to take funerals would be sombre, but it wasn’t at all.
This is only stage 1 of the course though — I have to successfully pass all three stages before I get accredited and am able to practise. That will hopefully be in late June. It will be a real honour to help celebrate people’s lives with their loved ones.
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