I do! Become a Celebrant with The Gordon 

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I do! Become a Celebrant with The Gordon 

They love, love at The Gordon, and they especially love helping people become Celebrants for life’s biggest moments.

The Certificate IV in Celebrancy can open doors to a new career, help start that side hustle you’ve been wanting to do, or see you become a part of family’s or friends’ most important life events. The course includes ceremonies of Life, Love and Loss, to provide students with a diverse qualification, enabling them to become Marriage, Funeral and Life Celebrants. 

The course has been designed to make studying easy. A mix of weekend on-campus workshops, online workshops and self-paced learning activities, makes the Certificate IV in Celebrancy more accessible and convenient for students. The Gordon takes the business of Celebrancy seriously; the course will provide you with industry leading techniques and knowledge to make you the best Celebrant you can be.

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Celebrancy can be an extremely rewarding profession, regularly sharing intimate and personal moments with clients and their family and friends. We assist students to navigate the intricacies of various ceremonies through in-class simulations, which are guided by our experienced educators. The hands on approach ensures students graduate with confidence in their new found abilities and have solid understanding of everything from legal requirements to audio visual set-ups.   

Current student Zac Tangey is already feeling the benefits of the course. He made the decision to become a Celebrant after a couple he knows asked him to officiate their wedding.  

“I’m a Pub Trivia host by trade, and I have a lot of experience in public speaking. A couple I know were recently engaged and they’ve asked me to be their marriage Celebrant. The course at The Gordon has been extremely convenient, and it has been easy to manage my studies around my 9 to 5 day job. 

Zac believes the course is more than learning to deliver ceremonies, it goes deeper, and helps students dive into the nuts and bolts of Celebrancy. 

“The course is designed for us to be job ready when we finish. I’ve learnt about the legalities of Celebrancy, script writing, choosing the right music, AV equipment and more. I’ve also found the face-to-face study days help contextualise the online components we’ve been studying at home. 

Recent graduate of the Certificate IV in Celebrancy, Eliza Byrne, was extremely happy with the course and would recommend it to other people who are looking to become a Celebrant. 

“This was a real passion project for me and something I’ve been wanting to do for a while. My experience has been exceptional. Not only did I receive a real-world, practical education, I found a community of other Celebrants that are always willing to listen to ideas or help with questions.” 

Eliza said that The Gordon has continued to help her with her Celebrancy application and her soon-to-be business. 

“The support doesn’t stop once you’ve completed the course. Our teachers have been incredible. I’ve had help to submit my application to become a Commonwealth-registered Celebrant and had great advice to set-up my business. 

If you’re thinking of upskilling, changing careers, or starting that long talked about side-hustle, the Certificate IV in Celebrancy is for you. The Gordon are holding an online information night on Thursday 7 March, 2024. One of their educators will be available to take you through everything you need to know about the course, and answer any questions you may have. 

For more information about The Gordon, or other courses they offer, visit www.thegordon.edu.au.