MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
I am a Member of the Institute of Civil Funerals. The Institute regularly monitors the services delivered by Members by asking families for feedback on the funeral service provided and expects members to maintain professional standards through continued professional development and ongoing training. The Institute of Civil Funerals oversees and maintains standards for Funeral Celebrants in the UK and I am bound by the Code of Conduct, standards and regulations of the organisation.
I am a member of the Association of Independent Celebrants (AOIC) which is a Trade Association whose objective is to provide all members with support, resources and personal development training to enable them to remain the most professional Celebrants both in the UK and overseas; and this includes a Mentoring scheme for newly trained Celebrants for as long as they feel they need it.
The AOIC maintains a prominent voice in the Celebrant Industry through its active membership of such organisations as the NAFD, SAIF, Dying Matters, The National Council for Palliative Care, The Child Funeral Charity as well as through articles published in trade magazines from the Funeral Industry and the Wedding & Family Ceremony Industry.
My AOIC membership provides me with Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurances in the sum of £5,000,000 cover for Public Liability and £1,000,000 for Professional Indemnity whilst I am engaged in the business of working as an independent celebrant whether it be in the UK or Overseas.
I am also a member of The Natural Death Society which promotes choice and improvement in the process of dying and arrangements for funerals and the Good Funeral Guild which promotes continued improvement in the practice of all those involved in the funeral industry.
I am a member of Good Funeral Guild which is an initiative by the Good Funeral Guide. The Guild is a collective of like-minded people working to change funerals for the better. Membership of the Good Funeral Guild is open to anyone who is committed to improving funerals - for everyone.
I am listed on The Celebrants Directory and The Funeral Celebrants directory.
My training and qualification was achieve through Civil Ceremonies Ltd, a leading training provider for Celebrants.
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