OPD Distance

OPD Distance - Completing Legal Forms AND Funeral Protocols and Procedures


The course will deliver the knowledge and useful tools and resources for those new to celebrancy and, possibly, those celebrants who already have been celebrants for some time but may have taken a break or they have had a long time in between ceremonies. Participants will have a constructive overview of:

  • how the Notice of Intended Marriage should be completed
  • the most common errors when completing the forms
  • how the Notice and supporting documents can be received in an online environment
  • the completion of all other legal documentation – up to and including the signing on the day of the wedding
  • how the marriage should then be registered with the appropriate BDM


This topic focuses on the elements related to the protocol to be undertaken by a Celebrant acting on behalf of a family or individual putting together a Funeral Service.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand the activities from meeting with a family to begin planning a funeral service.
  • Understand the relationship and roles of a celebrant, family or individuals acting for the deceased and any potential Funeral Director.
  • Understand the protocol expected and the sensitive nature of the ceremony and relationships you are dealing with.

Course Details

Course date 01-03-2020
Course end date 15-12-2020
Registration Start Date 01-03-2020
Cut Off Date 01-12-2020
Course Fee $143.00
Location Distance - at home