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This instrument provides Commonwealth registered marriage celebrants with a list of activities to choose from to complete their ongoing professional development obligations for 2020.
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Registered 13 Feb 2020
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Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2020

I, Rohan Verco, A/g Registrar of Marriage Celebrants, make the following Statement.

Dated   12 February 2020                               

Rohan Verco

A/g Registrar of Marriage Celebrants

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 1

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

6  List of professional development activities............................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Professional development activities                                                       3

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                   12

The Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2019                                    12

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 53(3) of the Marriage Regulations 2017.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

ACQ means Alliance of Celebrants Queensland.

Activity means an OPD activity delivered by a provider on the Attorney-General’s Department OPD Panel, or a Certificate IV in Celebrancy unit, or a celebrant association conference.

AFCC means Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants.

Australian Celebrations Training means Australian Celebrations Training Pty Ltd (ACN 104 287 112).

Gordon Institute of TAFE means the Gordon Institute of Technical and Further Education (ABN 27 241 053 246).

Life Skills Training means Life Skills Training Pty Ltd (ACN 059 479 159).

Nepean Industry Edge Training means Nepean Industry Edge Training Pty Ltd (ACN 144 553 300).

QualTrain means QualTrain Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 622 208 182).

Regulations means the Marriage Regulations 2017.

Rose Training means Rose Training (ACN 605 893 810).

The Unleashed Collective means The Unleashed Collective (ABN 53 906 894 024)

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

6  List of professional development activities

(1)  For the purposes of paragraph 53(3)(a) of the Regulations, Schedule 1 sets out a list of professional development activities for 2020.

(2)  For the purposes of paragraph 53(3)(b) of the Regulations, the professional development activity which is compulsory for 2020 comprises at least one activity which falls within Table 1 of Schedule 1.


 

Schedule 1—Professional development activities

Note:       See section 6.

1     List of professional development activities

For the purposes of section 6(1), the professional development activities are set out in Table 1 and Table 2 below. For the purposes of section 6(2), at least one activity in Table 1 must be completed.

Table 1: Professional development activities

Item

Code

Activity

Mins

Providers

1

20ACT008

Interviewing your marrying couple

120

Australian Celebrations Training

2

20ACT013

Rehearse a marriage ceremony

90

Australian Celebrations Training

3

20ACT017

Professional ethics for celebrants

120

Australian Celebrations Training

4

20ACT019

Marriage documents refreshed

120

Australian Celebrations Training

5

20ACT025

Conducting a marriage ceremony

90

Australian Celebrations Training

6

20ACT028

BDM presentation

120

Australian Celebrations Training

7

20ACT032

Working with interpreters at bilingual marriage ceremonies

60

Australian Celebrations Training

8

20ACT033

Bespoke marriage ceremonies

120

Australian Celebrations Training

9

20ACT036

Conducting marriage ceremonies in the air or at sea

60

Australian Celebrations Training

10

20ACT044

Special needs of marrying couples

120

Australian Celebrations Training

11

20ACT046

Retirement process for celebrants

60

Australian Celebrations Training

12

20ACT061

Marriage Celebrants Online Victoria Only

60

Australian Celebrations Training

13

20ACT064

Marriage celebrants Eregistry Lifelink NSW 

120

Australian Celebrations Training

14

20ACT065

BDM Tour

60

Australian Celebrations Training

15

20ACT068

Special needs of marrying couples - Classroom

180

Australian Celebrations Training

16

20ACT080

Questionnaire on the Guidelines on the Marriage Act 1961 for Authorised Celebrants

60

Australian Celebrations Training

17

20ACT081

Questionnaire on the Guidelines on the Marriage Act 1961 for Authorised Celebrants

120

Australian Celebrations Training

18

20ACT082

Questionnaire on the Guidelines on the Marriage Act 1961 for Authorised Celebrants

180

Australian Celebrations Training

19

20295017G

Foreign Marriages

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

20

20295019G

Themed Weddings

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

21

20290005G

Essential celebrant record keeping and administration

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

22

20290035G

Ethics and the Modern Celebrant

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

23

20290003G

Getting it right on the day

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

24

20295005G

Best practice for Australian celebrants

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

25

20290055G

Celebrants working with palliative clients

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

26

20290062G

The Answers are in the Guidelines

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

27

20290061G

Marriage Ceremony writing and delivery

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

28

20290020G

Celebrant resources review

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

29

20295003G

Are you having a rehearsal

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

30

20295009G

Surprise Wedding

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

31

20LST050

Completing the legal forms

120

Life Skills Training

32

20LST036

Legal refresher 2020

120

Life Skills Training

33

20LST041

New to celebrancy or need a refresher

180

Life Skills Training

34

20LST048

Working with couples who reside overseas

120

Life Skills Training

35

20LST005

Using interpreters and translators

180

Life Skills Training

36

20LST009

Ceremony transfer

120

Life Skills Training

37

20LST001

Elements of a successful wedding rehearsal

180

Life Skills Training

38

20LST006

BDM Victoria Marriage Celebrants Online software training

120

Life Skills Training

39

20LST029

BDM NSW Lifelink Online system

120

Life Skills Training

40

20LST035

Review of the guidelines on the Marriage Act 1961 for authorised celebrants

120

Life Skills Training

41

20QT030

Assure Currency and accuracy in the preparation of marriage documents

120

QualTrain Australia

42

20QT031

Resources for celebrants on the Attorney-Generals department website

120

QualTrain Australia

43

20QT032

Communicating effectively with your BDM

60

QualTrain Australia

44

20QT026

Finding your way through the Guidelines on the Marriage Act 1961

120

QualTrain Australia

45

20QT002

Reflect and improve on your celebrant practice

120

QualTrain Australia

46

20QT011

Document management

60

QualTrain Australia

47

20QT024

Help Replacement celebrant required

60

QualTrain Australia

48

20ACCVConf

2020 Conference

300

Association of Civil Marriage Celebrants of Victoria

49

20ICCConf

2020 Conference

300

International College of Celebrancy

50

20AFCCConf

2020 Conference

300

Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants

51

20TCSConf

2020 Conference

300

The Celebrant Society

52

20ACQConf

2020 Conference

300

Alliance of Celebrants Queensland

53

20QT2016CA

Real consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

QualTrain Australia

54

20295015G

Real consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

55

20LST2016CA

Real consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

Life Skills Training

56

20ACT2016CA

Real consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

Australian Celebrations Training

57

20QT2017CA

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 Elective)

120

QualTrain Australia

58

20295014G

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 Elective)

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

59

20LST2017CA

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 Elective)

120

Life Skills Training

60

20ACT2017CA

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 Elective)

120

Australian Celebrations Training

61

20QT2018CA

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

QualTrain Australia

62

20295016G

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

63

20LST2018CA

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

Life Skills Training

64

20ACT2018CA

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2020 elective)

120

Australian Celebrations Training

65

20LSTCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CH41015)

300

Life Skills Training

66

20QTCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CH41015)

300

QualTrain Australia

67

20NIETCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CH41015)

300

Nepean Industry Edge Training

68

20RTACertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CH41015)

300

Rose Training

69

20ACTCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CH41015)

300

Australian Celebrations Training

70

20UCCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CH41015)

300

The Unleashed Collective

 

Table 2: Professional development activities

Item

Code

Activity

Mins

Providers

1

20ACT001

Invoice design

60

Australian Celebrations Training

2

20ACT002

Professional telephone skills

120

Australian Celebrations Training

3

20ACT003

Special inclusions within marriage ceremonies

120

Australian Celebrations Training

4

20ACT004

Significance of storytelling for ceremonies

180

Australian Celebrations Training

5

20ACT005

Importance of ritual and ceremony

120

Australian Celebrations Training

6

20ACT006

Copyright and the effective use of music and literature

120

Australian Celebrations Training

7

20ACT007

Trendspotting in the wedding industry

60

Australian Celebrations Training

8

20ACT009

Blended families ceremonies

120

Australian Celebrations Training

9

20ACT010

Interfaith Marriages

120

Australian Celebrations Training

10

20ACT011

International Matters

60

Australian Celebrations Training

11

20ACT012

How to write ceremonies creatively

120

Australian Celebrations Training

12

20ACT014

Cultural diversity

120

Australian Celebrations Training

13

20ACT015

There is more to celebrancy than hatching, matching dispatching

90

Australian Celebrations Training

14

20ACT018

Introduction to secular humanism

90

Australian Celebrations Training

15

20ACT020

Using Instagram to connect with couples

60

Australian Celebrations Training

16

20ACT021

Enhancing clients family relationships

120

Australian Celebrations Training

17

20ACT022

Create a business page in Facebook

180

Australian Celebrations Training

18

20ACT023

Supporting people experiencing grief and bereavement

180

Australian Celebrations Training

19

20ACT024

Basics of Social Media

120

Australian Celebrations Training

20

20ACT026

Working with PA systems

120

Australian Celebrations Training

21

20ACT027

Design a love commitment ceremony

120

Australian Celebrations Training

22

20ACT029

Designing your website

120

Australian Celebrations Training

23

20ACT030

How to write a marriage blessing

60

Australian Celebrations Training

24

20ACT031

How to read poetry at ceremonies

90

Australian Celebrations Training

25

20ACT034

Honouring one another

60

Australian Celebrations Training

26

20ACT035

Being of the same mind

60

Australian Celebrations Training

27

20ACT037

Rites of Passage  Arnold van Gennep

90

Australian Celebrations Training

28

20ACT038

Rites of Passage  Joseph Campbell

90

Australian Celebrations Training

29

20ACT039

Rites of Passage  Ronald L Grimes

90

Australian Celebrations Training

30

20ACT040

Special inclusions in marriage ceremonies interactive workshop

90

Australian Celebrations Training

31

20ACT041

WHS contingencies and risk management

90

Australian Celebrations Training

32

20ACT042

Design a client survey

90

Australian Celebrations Training

33

20ACT043

International marriage ceremony traditions

180

Australian Celebrations Training

34

20ACT045

Forgiving one another

60

Australian Celebrations Training

35

20ACT047

Social media marketing

120

Australian Celebrations Training

36

20ACT048

Renewing a couples vows

120

Australian Celebrations Training

37

20ACT049

LinkedIn for marketing

60

Australian Celebrations Training

38

20ACT050

Preparing for the step family

120

Australian Celebrations Training

39

20ACT051

Effective interpersonal skills

120

Australian Celebrations Training

40

20ACT052

Morality in marriage

120

Australian Celebrations Training

41

20ACT053

Love in marriage

120

Australian Celebrations Training

42

20ACT054

Marrying with an already made family

180

Australian Celebrations Training

43

20ACT055

Celebrant wellbeing

180

Australian Celebrations Training

44

20ACT057

Search engine optimisation basics

90

Australian Celebrations Training

45

20ACT059

Grief and loss introductory

180

Australian Celebrations Training

46

20ACT062

Pinterest

60

Australian Celebrations Training

47

20ACT066

Grief loss and bereavement theories

180

Australian Celebrations Training

48

20ACT067

Introduction to building a FaceBook page

120

Australian Celebrations Training

49

20ACT070

Unexpected Deaths designing the funeral ceremony

120

Australian Celebrations Training

50

20ACT071

How to handle difficult clients

60

Australian Celebrations Training

51

20ACT073

Understanding mobile marketing

60

Australian Celebrations Training

52

20ACT075

Streamline your social media

60

Australian Celebrations Training

53

20ACT076

Young at Heart

60

Australian Celebrations Training

54

20ACT078

Child friendly marriage ceremonies

60

Australian Celebrations Training

55

20ACT079

Design a funeral ceremony

180

Australian Celebrations Training

56

20ACT083

Divorce healing ceremonies

60

Australian Celebrations Training

57

20ACT084

Make a YouTube clip to market your business

120

Australian Celebrations Training

58

20ACT085

Apps for celebrants

60

Australian Celebrations Training

59

20ACT086

Design a Name giving ceremony

180

Australian Celebrations Training

60

20ACT087

Ethical choices in modern marriage

180

Australian Celebrations Training

61

20ACT090

Wedding Expo exhibiting

60

Australian Celebrations Training

62

20ACT091

Writing a eulogy

60

Australian Celebrations Training

63

20ACT092

Working with LGBTI couples to design ceremonies

90

Australian Celebrations Training

64

20ACT093

Designing memorial ceremonies

90

Australian Celebrations Training

65

20ACT094

Infants funeral and memorial services

180

Australian Celebrations Training

66

20ACT095

How to create awesome social media content

120

Australian Celebrations Training

67

20ACT096

Creating a wedding package for clients

120

Australian Celebrations Training

68

20ACT097

Self care for funeral celebrants

90

Australian Celebrations Training

69

20ACT098

Working in the funeral services industry

90

Australian Celebrations Training

70

20ACT099

From page to stage

90

Australian Celebrations Training

71

20ACT100

Setting professional fees

90

Australian Celebrations Training

72

20ACT101

Building your personal brand

90

Australian Celebrations Training

73

20ACT102

Professional Practice

180

Australian Celebrations Training

74

20ACT103

Ceremony Writing

90

Australian Celebrations Training

75

20295018G

Not just weddings and funerals

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

76

20290025G

Developing an effective wedding kit bag

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

77

20290002G

Communication and developing rapport

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

78

20290024G

Creating and maintaining a social media presence

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

79

20290039G

Creative collaboration with clients

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

80

20290008G

Creative ways to involve loved ones and symbols in ceremony

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

81

20290007G

Music in the marriage ceremony

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

82

20290022G

Poetry and readings in ceremonies

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

83

20290029G

Evaluating your celebrant service

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

84

20290026G

How to personalise a ceremony

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

85

20290053G

Inclusive ceremony design

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

86

20290033G

Mind your own celebrant business

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

87

20290006G

Organising your celebrant office

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

88

20290027G

Public speaking skills

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

89

20290028G

Presentation skills

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

90

20290009G

Relationship support services and the celebrant

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

91

20290013G

Using PA systems  Dont just be seen be heard

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

92

20290051G

The Evolution of Marriage

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

93

20290057G

Self care for the Celebrant

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

94

20290019G

Celebrant skills review

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

95

20290054G

Celebrant marketing with a website or blog

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

96

20290037G

Celebrants make excellent stage managers

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

97

20290038G

Celebrants embracing diversity

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

98

20290036G

Celebrants bridging the generation gap

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

99

20290052G

Wedding trends

60

Gordon Institute of TAFE

100

20290023G

Interview questions and writing strategies for celebrants

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

101

20295002G

The blended family ceremony

90

Gordon Institute of TAFE

102

20295008G

Personal branding for celebrants

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

103

20295006G

Creating a beautiful funeral ceremony

180

Gordon Institute of TAFE

104

20295007G

Wedding Expos

120

Gordon Institute of TAFE

105

20LST037

Apps and Software to assist a celebrant

180

Life Skills Training

106

20LST038

Funeral protocols and procedures

180

Life Skills Training

107

20LST039

Successful interview techniques

180

Life Skills Training

108

20LST040

Managing difficult clients

180

Life Skills Training

109

20LST042

Resources  what to give prospective couples 

180

Life Skills Training

110

20LST043

Using data analysis as the basis for your marketing

180

Life Skills Training

111

20LST044

Working effectively with LGBTI couples inclusion and respect

180

Life Skills Training

112

20LST045

Working with the photographer and leading a vendor team

180

Life Skills Training

113

20LST046

Writing creative fresh ceremonies

180

Life Skills Training

114

20LST047

Working with people with disability inclusion and etiquette

120

Life Skills Training

115

20LST049

Terms and conditions creating a watertight agreement

120

Life Skills Training

116

20LST003

In a Nutshell

180

Life Skills Training

117

20LST004

Wonderful naming ceremonies

180

Life Skills Training

118

20LST007

Understanding our Workplace Health and Safety WHS obligations

60

Life Skills Training

119

20LST010

Choreography in a ceremony

180

Life Skills Training

120

20LST011

Customer service master class

180

Life Skills Training

121

20LST012

Creating forms for your celebrant business

120

Life Skills Training

122

20LST013

How ceremony promotes health and wellbeing

180

Life Skills Training

123

20LST015

Making the best of a ceremony location

180

Life Skills Training

124

20LST016

Marketing made easy

180

Life Skills Training

125

20LST017

Plans A and B  managing the elements

60

Life Skills Training

126

20LST019

Maintaining and enhancing your professional edge

180

Life Skills Training

127

20LST020

Social media as a marketing tool

180

Life Skills Training

128

20LST022

What do I do now

180

Life Skills Training

129

20LST023

Writing a ceremony

180

Life Skills Training

130

20LST024

Writing an authentic funeral ceremony

180

Life Skills Training

131

20LST027

Beyond diversity and inclusion

180

Life Skills Training

132

20LST028

Wedding ceremony Structure

180

Life Skills Training

133

20LST030

Cultural diversity and rituals

180

Life Skills Training

134

20QT027

Masterminding  Ceremony Logistics

120

QualTrain Australia

135

20QT028

Converting Callers into Customers

60

QualTrain Australia

136

20QT029

Friend or Foe What other wedding professionals really think

60

QualTrain Australia

137

20QT038

Marriage rituals symbols and customs

120

QualTrain Australia

138

20QT034

Advise marrying couples about marriage and relationship education

60

QualTrain Australia

139

20QT025

Working with culturally and linguistically diverse couples

120

QualTrain Australia

140

20QT001

Review communication strategies to identify needs and develop a support plan

120

QualTrain Australia

141

20QT004

Develop digital infrastructure for marketing purposes

120

QualTrain Australia

142

20QT005

Develop ceremonies for love life and loss

180

QualTrain Australia

143

20QT006

Choreography of the ceremony at the wedding venue

180

QualTrain Australia

144

20QT007

Networking using social media

60

QualTrain Australia

145

20QT008

Design your celebrant service agreement

60

QualTrain Australia

146

20QT009

Celebrants on tour

180

QualTrain Australia

147

20QT010

The social and cultural impact of marriage equality for celebrants

120

QualTrain Australia

148

20QT012

Wired for sound and performance

120

QualTrain Australia

149

20QT013

How to set up your own blog

60

QualTrain Australia

150

20QT015

Use technology to effectively coordinate business resources

120

QualTrain Australia

151

20QT017

Establish equitable fees for professional celebrant services

60

QualTrain Australia

152

20QT018

Promote your celebrant business effectively

180

QualTrain Australia

153

20QT019

Plan and develop personalised funeral and memorial ceremonies

180

QualTrain Australia

154

20QT020

Capture the Audience MC at a wedding

120

QualTrain Australia

155

20QT021

Self care and mindfulness for celebrants

60

QualTrain Australia

156

20QT022

The Dynamics of dying and bereavement

60

QualTrain Australia

157

20QT023

Crafting marriage ceremonies for older Australians

120

QualTrain Australia

 

 

Schedule 2—Repeals

The Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2019

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument