This Certificate IV program will equip candidates with all the mandatory pre-requisites required to gain registration as a Marriage Celebrant.
Upon successful completion of this course, candidates receive a Certificate and Statement of Attainment from NHA Australia’s Celebrancy Academy that meets the nationally recognised Standards and the requirements of the Australian Attorney Generals Department allowing for applications to be made for Registration as a Marriage Celebrant.
The qualification packaging rules require the successful completion of 13 units of competency to gain this nationally recognised Qualification (6 Core + 7 Electives three of which are mandated by the Australian Attorney Generals Department)
Program Code: CHC41015
Duration: Varies dependent on location but a maximum of 3 months is allowed for the completion of this course
Location: Adelaide and all other major city locations – Face to Face, Blended and Distance
Part time study available: Yes
Fees: $1490 (Adelaide based). $TBA (Interstate - subject to numbers)
Prerequisites: There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however students are required to have sufficient literacy, numeracy and computer skills (minimum to year 11). Candidates must be able to maintain appropriate records and documents and be conversant and up to date with appropriate legislation and regulations.
Assumed Knowledge: None
Graduate with a Certificate IV in Celebrancy CHC41015
Delivery and Assessment
The Certificate IV qualification includes both in-class & personal study delivery.
Assessment for this qualification includes in class assessments, assignments, examinations, individual activities (written and verbal) and structured practical activities.
Distance learning is offered in individual circumstances, but the preferred delivery method is face to face. Students should contact the Academy if distance learning is desired to discuss their particular situation.
What is involved in achieving this qualification?
To achieve this qualification, students need to attain competency in 13 units of Competency 6 Core Units and 7 Elective Units. In order to meet the requirements for registration as a Marriage Celebrant 3 of the elective units are mandated by the Australian Attorney-General's Department.
RPL / RCC (Recognition of Prior Learning / Recognition of Current Competency)
In most circumstances NHAA recognises qualifications issued by other RTOs under the AQF, and has RPL and RCC programs available with appropriate evidence and the meeting NHAA standards.
Terms of Enrolment
Refer to the Student Handbook on our Web-site for information on payment options, refund policies and protection of access and equity and other terms of enrolment.
A pre-enrolment interview may be required prior to enrolment – please contact NHAA for further information and or to make an appointment.
There are no pre-requisites for this qualification, however students are required to have sufficient literacy, numeracy and computer skills (minimum to year 11). Candidates must be able to maintain appropriate records and documents and be conversant and up to date with appropriate legislation and regulations
The Certificate IV qualification include both in-class & personal study delivery.
Where distance learning is applicable this will include personal study delivery and trainer tutor interaction.
Assessment for this qualification includes in class assessments (other than in distance learning), assignments, examinations, individual activities (written and verbal) and structured practical activities.
This qualification delivers the following Units of Learning:
13 units of competency are required for award of this qualification:
CHCCEL001 Develop sustainable celebrancy practice
CHCCEL002 Establish client celebrancy needs
CHCCEL003 Research, design and organise ceremonies
CHCCEL004 Prepare for, present and evaluate ceremonies
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
The following Celebrancy Electives are required for registration as a marriage celebrant
CHCCEL005 Establish and maintain marriage celebrancy practice.
CHCCEL006 Interview clients and plan marriage ceremonies
CHCCEL007 Prepare for, present and evaluate marriage ceremonies
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships
For more details on the Marriage Celebrants Program, please view the Attorney-General’s website www.ag.gov.au/marriage
Other Certificate IV or Diploma qualifications.
Certificate IV in Funeral Services SIF40113
Continuing professional Development
Once you have graduated and achieved registration with the Australian Attorney-General's Department as a graduate you will be able to start up your own business as a certified Marriage Celebrant.