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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 2021, including one compulsory activity.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Registered 01 Mar 2021
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Tabled HR15-Mar-2021
Tabled Senate15-Mar-2021
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Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2021

I, Angela Tsongas, Acting Registrar of Marriage Celebrants, make the following Statement.

Dated   25 February 2021                               

Angela Tsongas

Acting 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                                                                                                     7

The Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2020                                      7

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2021.

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 professional development activity delivered by a provider on the Attorney‑General’s Department Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) Panel, or a Certificate IV in Celebrancy unit, or a celebrant association conference.

AFCC means Australian Federation of Civil Celebrants.

ACMCV means Association of Civil Marriage Celebrants of Victoria Inc.

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

The Celebrant Institute RTO means The Celebrant Institute RTO Pty Ltd (ACN 059 479 159) (formerly Life Skills Training Pty Ltd).

The Gordon means Gordon Institute of TAFE (ABN 27 241 053 246).

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

Regulations means the Marriage Regulations 2017.

Rose Training means Rose Training Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 605 893 810).

The Celebrant A List means The Celebrant A List.

The Celebrant Society means The Celebrant Society.

The Celebrants Training College Alumni means The Celebrants Training College Alumni.

The Unleashed Collective means The Unleashed Collective Pty Ltd (ABN 14 763 510 851).

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 2021.

(2)  For the purposes of paragraph 53(3)(b) of the Regulations, the professional development activity mentioned in item 1 of the table in clause 1 of Schedule 1 is compulsory for 2021.


 

Schedule 1—Professional development activities

Note:       See section 6.

1     List of professional development activities

For the purposes of section 6, the professional development activities are set out in the following table.

Professional development activities

Item

Code

Activity

Mins

Providers

1         

21AGDCA

AGD 2021 Compulsory activity

60

Attorney-General’s Department

2         

21ACT009

Blended families ceremonies

120

Australian Celebrations Training

3         

21ACT013

Rehearse a marriage ceremony

90

Australian Celebrations Training

4         

21ACT014

Cultural diversity

120

Australian Celebrations Training

5         

21ACT015

There is more to celebrancy than hatching matching dispatching

90

Australian Celebrations Training

6         

21ACT019

Marriage documents refreshed

120

Australian Celebrations Training

7         

21ACT020

Using Instagram to connect with couples

60

Australian Celebrations Training

8         

21ACT052

Morality in marriage

120

Australian Celebrations Training

9         

21ACT055

Celebrant wellbeing

180

Australian Celebrations Training

10     

21ACT062

Pinterest

60

Australian Celebrations Training

11     

21ACT073

Understanding mobile marketing

60

Australian Celebrations Training

12     

21ACT075

Streamline your social media

60

Australian Celebrations Training

13     

21ACT085

Apps for celebrants

60

Australian Celebrations Training

14     

21ACT090

Wedding expo exhibiting

60

Australian Celebrations Training

15     

21ACT092

Working with LGBTIQ+ couples to design ceremonies

90

Australian Celebrations Training

16     

21ACT095

How to create awesome social media content

120

Australian Celebrations Training

17     

21ACT099

From page to stage

90

Australian Celebrations Training

18     

21ACT100

Setting professional fees

90

Australian Celebrations Training

19     

21ACT102

Professional practice

180

Australian Celebrations Training

20     

21ACT103

Ceremony writing

90

Australian Celebrations Training

21     

21ACT021

Relationship education

120

Australian Celebrations Training

22     

21CI001

The celebrant’s role in three uncommon situations

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

23     

21CI002

Introduction to social media for celebrants (basic)

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

24     

21CI003

Social media as a marketing and networking tool (intermediate to advanced)

240

The Celebrant Institute RTO

25     

21CI004

Safe and inclusive celebrancy practice

240

The Celebrant Institute RTO

26     

21CI005

Completing the legal forms

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

27     

21CI006

Contracts and consumer law for celebrants in the post-COVID environment

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

28     

21CI007

The wedding client journey from beginning to end

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

29     

21CI008

Legal refresher 2021 - creating a legal marriage in Australia

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

30     

21CI009

Celebrant marketing 101 - getting the basics right

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

31     

21CI010

The funeral client journey from beginning to end

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

32     

21CI011

Running a paperless marriage celebrancy office

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

33     

21CI012

Wedding ceremony logistics

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

34     

21CI013

Running a sustainable celebrancy business

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

35     

21CI014

Involving others in wedding ceremonies

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

36     

21CI015

Ceremony inclusions: readings music and rituals

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

37     

21CI016

Personalising standard ceremonies for ministers of religion

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

38     

21295005G

Best practice for Australian celebrants

120

The Gordon

39     

21295020G

Building strong client relationships

120

The Gordon

40     

21290038G

Celebrants embracing diversity

120

The Gordon

41     

21295022G

Celebrants in the online environment

120

The Gordon

42     

21290055G

Celebrants working with palliative clients

120

The Gordon

43     

21295006G

Creating a beautiful funeral ceremony

120

The Gordon

44     

21290024G

Creating and maintaining a social media presence

120

The Gordon

45     

21290039G

Creative collaboration with clients

120

The Gordon

46     

21290035G

Ethics and the modern celebrant

120

The Gordon

47     

21290061G

Marriage ceremony writing and delivery

120

The Gordon

48     

21295018G

Not just weddings and funerals

120

The Gordon

49     

21295008G

Personal branding for celebrants

120

The Gordon

50     

21295023G

Readings and music in ceremonies

120

The Gordon

51     

21290028G

Presentation skills

120

The Gordon

52     

21290057G

Self-care for the celebrant

120

The Gordon

53     

21295021G

Small business basics for celebrants

120

The Gordon

54     

21295024G

Strategies for successful ceremonies

120

The Gordon

55     

21290062G

The answers are in the guidelines

120

The Gordon

56     

21290051G

The evolution of marriage

120

The Gordon

57     

21295007G

Wedding expos

120

The Gordon

58     

21QT008

Design your celebrant service agreement

60

QualTrain

59     

21QT026

Finding your way through the Guidelines on the Marriage Act 1961 for authorised celebrants

120

QualTrain

60     

21QT030

Assure accuracy and currency in the preparation of marriage documents

120

QualTrain

61     

21QT032

Communicating effectively with your BDM

60

QualTrain

62     

21QT040

Legal refresher - finding the right answers

120

QualTrain

63     

21QT041

Crafting inspirational ceremonies

120

QualTrain

64     

21QT009

Celebrants on tour

180

QualTrain

65     

21QT004

Develop digital infrastructure for marketing purposes

120

QualTrain

66     

21QT039

How to use the celebrants self-service portal

60

Qualtrain

67     

21QT012

Wired for sound and performance

120

QualTrain

68     

21QT006

Choreography of the ceremony at the wedding venue

120

QualTrain

69     

21QT042

Develop the celebrants customer journey map

120

QualTrain

70     

21QT043

Value the role of the Australian marriage celebrant

120

QualTrain

71     

21QT022

The dynamics of dying and bereavement

60

QualTrain

72     

21QT019

Plan and develop personalised funeral and memorial ceremonies

180

QualTrain

73     

21QT015

Use technology to effectively coordinate business resources

120

QualTrain

74     

21QT045

Develop an effective time management plan

60

QualTrain

75     

21QT046

Stand and deliver

60

QualTrain

76     

21QT047

Reflect and improve on your celebrant practice

120

QualTrain

77     

21ACMCVConf

Conference 2021

240

ACMCV

78     

21ACQConf

Conference 2021

240

ACQ

79     

21AFCCConf

Conference 2021

240

AFCC

80     

21CALConf

Conference 2021

240

The Celebrant A List

81     

21TCSConf

Conference 2021

240

The Celebrant Society

82     

21CTCAConf

Conference 2021

240

The Celebrants Training College Alumni

83     

21ACT2016CA

Real Consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

Australian Celebrations Training

84     

21QT2016CA

Real Consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

QualTrain

85     

21CI2016CA

Real Consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

86     

21295026G

Real Consent (2016 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

The Gordon

87     

21ACT2017CA

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

Australian Celebrations Training

88     

21QT2017CA

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

QualTrain

89     

21CI2017CA

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

90     

21295027G

Checklist for the solemnisation of marriage; Offences under the Marriage Act 1961 (2017 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 Elective)

120

The Gordon

91     

21ACT2018CA

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021elective)

120

Australian Celebrations Training

92     

21QT2018CA

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 elective)

120

QualTrain

93     

21CI2018CA

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 elective)

120

The Celebrant Institute RTO

94     

21295025G

Marriage equality (2018 Compulsory Activity to count as 2021 elective)

120

The Gordon

95     

21QT044

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CHC41015)

240

QualTrain

96     

21RTCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CHC41015)

240

Rose Training

97     

21ACTCertIV

 

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CHC41015)

240

Australian Celebrations Training

98     

21TUCCertIV

A unit of competency that could, or would be undertaken as part of a Certificate IV in Celebrancy (CHC41015)

240

The Unleashed Collective

 

 

Schedule 2—Repeals

The Marriage (Celebrant Professional Development) Statement 2020

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument