This day long course takes an in depth look at the legal aspects of managing a cemetery effectively and sensitively. Always the most sensitive of areas in our everyday lives as local council clerks.
Who should attend?
This course is a must for all Clerks and their deputies who are involved with cemetery management.
The Law and compliance:
Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977; Registers and Plans; Burial and Memorial Rights; Shallow Graves; Registration Certificates; Exhumation
Using the law to solve common problems
BS8415 for the installation of Memorials; BRAMM Blue Book
Granting and Transferring Rights of Burial - Getting it in context:
Benefits from having a proper system;
Does the Funeral Director need to be involved?
Content: How to gain the information required
Drafting the Declaration
Obtaining the signatures required
Interactive session: Examples and working through some scenarios
0930 - 1630*
*This is a one day course. Exact timings will be confirmed when you receive your joining instructions.
About the trainers:
David McCarthy FICCM (Dip) (Hons)
ICCM Technical Officer, Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management
Tim Morris, FICCM (Dip), FSBP
Chief Executive, Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management
Click here for full biographies for David and Tim
‘Excellent training course. It was great doing in-house training with only 6 of us.’ Michelle Temple, Royal Wootton Bassett Town Council
“Tim provided a thoroughly enlightening and engaging day of learning. The manner of presentation is very clear and clarity of information is very much appreciated. Thank you. Fascinating day.” Lisa Bolland Town Clerk Kirkbymoorside Town Council
"A lot of information was covered but so well organised that I felt I had received a great amount of basic information with the back up of all the templates and forms emailed to us the following day. Any questions we had were all answered throughout the day. The trainer Tim Morris made it very interesting and I would highly recommend him". Rebecca Hill, Clerk Of Settle Town Council
If your Clerk attends, subsequent bookings for the same course from members of the council may attend at the member rate.
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*Your registration will secure you a place on the course. Your booking will then be confirmed and invoices issued approximately 3 weeks before the course date. At a similar time you will also be sent a delegate list and joining instructions detailing the venue, parking, trainer and any other details relevant to the course. It is advised not to book your travel until the course is confirmed and you have received your joining instructions.
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