To obtain membership of the IoCF, applicants should have attended and successfully completed accredited training in funeral celebrancy; with at least a Level 3 qualification from a national awarding body.

The Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy (QCF) awarded by the Institute's preferred training partner, Civil Ceremonies Ltd. (, fully meets our requirements.

Application for Membership can be made after successfully completing the training.


Full information about training to be a Funeral Celebrant can be found on our training page.

 Training As A Celebrant