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CHC41015 Certificate IV in Celebrancy

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 OngoingOff CampusDistance Learning Part-time: 6-8 months
2020 NovemberGeelong City CampusBlended Part-time: 6-8 months

Intakes

Course Duration

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Course Description

The Gordon Celebrancy program is recognised by industry to be a highly successful delivery model. It provides our graduates with the confidence, knowledge and skills to enable their successful application to become Commonwealth-Registered Marriage Celebrant.

Our workshops offer students opportunities to practice and refine their skills in performing, delivery and writing of ceremonies.

Blended delivery is a combination of workbooks &/or online and face to face and is self-paced learning.  This unique delivery design over 6 month encouraging reflection of learning and embedding of learning practices over the duration of the course. Participants are required to undertake a minimum of 10 -15 hours of study per week, for the duration of the course. This includes reading, research and completion of activities in preparation of the weekend workshops. Students produce a series of assessment portfolio’s including, practical performance of ceremonies. 

This course covers administrative requirements, legal responsibility and how to set up your business communication plan. It includes ceremonies of life, love and loss. You will learn the practicalities involved in the role, how to prepare and deliver ceremonies, and how to make the difference between a good celebrant and a great one. The course addresses specific legislative responsibilities of marriage celebrants and provides a range of electives representing different aspects of celebrancy work. You will gain the skills and knowledge required for a range of celebrancy roles within the community. 

To become a Commonwealth-Registered Marriage Celebrant, it is a requirement to complete a full CHC41015 Certificate IV in Celebrancy. Applicants seeking to be registered as a marriage celebrant must meet the Attorney General’s criteria for a 'Fit and Proper Person'. You will need a current Police check and to be of good standing in the community. Any conflict of interest may preclude you. Visit ag.gov.au for specific information.

Distance learning is available to students who are, or have been, a registered Marriage Celebrant. When applying for the distance learning option you will need to contact the course area directly on 5225 0621.

Please note that eligibility exemptions are not available for this course. For information on eligibility criteria please check here.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

2021 Mandatory weekend workshop dates:
Friday and Saturday 5 – 6 February Workshops 1 and 2
Friday and Saturday 19 – 20 March Workshops 3 and 4
Friday and Saturday 30 April – 1 May Workshops 5 and 6
Friday and Saturday 18 – 19 June Workshops 7 and 8  
Additional assessment on Friday 11 June if required.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Funeral celebrant
  • Marriage celebrant
  • Family and community celebrant

Course Description

Course Description

The Gordon Celebrancy program is recognised by industry to be a highly successful delivery model. It provides our graduates with the confidence, knowledge and skills to enable their successful application to become Commonwealth-Registered Marriage Celebrant.

Our workshops offer students opportunities to practice and refine their skills in performing, delivery and writing of ceremonies.

Blended delivery is a combination of workbooks &/or online and face to face and is self-paced learning.  This unique delivery design over 6 month encouraging reflection of learning and embedding of learning practices over the duration of the course. Participants are required to undertake a minimum of 10 -15 hours of study per week, for the duration of the course. This includes reading, research and completion of activities in preparation of the weekend workshops. Students produce a series of assessment portfolio’s including, practical performance of ceremonies. 

This course covers administrative requirements, legal responsibility and how to set up your business communication plan. It includes ceremonies of life, love and loss. You will learn the practicalities involved in the role, how to prepare and deliver ceremonies, and how to make the difference between a good celebrant and a great one. The course addresses specific legislative responsibilities of marriage celebrants and provides a range of electives representing different aspects of celebrancy work. You will gain the skills and knowledge required for a range of celebrancy roles within the community. 

To become a Commonwealth-Registered Marriage Celebrant, it is a requirement to complete a full CHC41015 Certificate IV in Celebrancy. Applicants seeking to be registered as a marriage celebrant must meet the Attorney General’s criteria for a 'Fit and Proper Person'. You will need a current Police check and to be of good standing in the community. Any conflict of interest may preclude you. Visit ag.gov.au for specific information.

Distance learning is available to students who are, or have been, a registered Marriage Celebrant. When applying for the distance learning option you will need to contact the course area directly on 5225 0621.

Please note that eligibility exemptions are not available for this course. For information on eligibility criteria please check here.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

2021 Mandatory weekend workshop dates:
Friday and Saturday 5 – 6 February Workshops 1 and 2
Friday and Saturday 19 – 20 March Workshops 3 and 4
Friday and Saturday 30 April – 1 May Workshops 5 and 6
Friday and Saturday 18 – 19 June Workshops 7 and 8  
Additional assessment on Friday 11 June if required.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Funeral celebrant
  • Marriage celebrant
  • Family and community celebrant

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

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Need help?

  • Find out what documents you will need to complete your application here or watch the how to apply video.
  • Visit Customer Service or click here to request application support.

Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course. You will be advised of the next steps in the selection process as soon as possible.

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 1/06/2020 6:00:24 PM

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