Become a Naming Celebrant

Learn everything you need to know to become a sought after celebrant and successful business owner.

This is for you if:  

  • You love the idea of celebrating love, life and family

  • You are captivated by the magical moments that new life offers

  • You get excited by being creative and telling stories is your thing

  • You are looking for more freedom in your life and more flexibility with a job that works around you

  • You enjoy making new connections and want to be part of the most special moments in life

  • You want to love what you do and have a career path that’s stress free

If this sounds like you, then becoming a Naming Celebrant could be just what you are looking for! 

Become a new version of you, express yourself in ways you’ve not be able to before and enjoy an enviable work-life balance by becoming an AMC certified Naming celebrant. All in a fascinating and growing market.

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Ask yourself: Are you ready to start living each day to its full potential and loving what you do?

Julie Chudleigh

Graduate Story

Never thought I would love a job more than I do being a celebrant.

– Julie, AMC Graduate

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Expert-led training for a successful career.

The Academy of Modern Celebrancy Naming certification is an expert-led distance learning  programme that will provide everything you need to turn your new found passion, into a successful business either part-time or full time.

You'll leave our training with a sought after accreditation, the tools to write and officiate ceremonies with confidence, along with the marketing skills to be a superstar in the industry.

AMC is the leading provider of online Naming celebrant training in the UK and Europe, training students to love what they do and be really good at it.

We care deeply about the artistry and integrity in the celebrant industry, so this isn’t just another online course.  This is an exclusive training programme where you will be fully support with a 121 mentor throughout the learning experience. Our trainers are all celebrants too having officiated thousands of ceremonies between them so you know you are learning from the best in the business.

Sam Jenkins

Graduate Story

Training with the AMC was the best thing I have ever done. The course was all online so you could learn at your own pace, and you have access to so many training materials and videos that were packed with content. The course takes you through to what a celebrant is, how to set up your bookings, creative writing, performing, marketing and business strategies.

Sam, AMC Graduate

This course is one of a kind.

You not only get access to online video training but 1-2-1 zoom support from the best in the business.

You’re about to have access to:

ONLINE TRAINING

The most comprehensive video training covering every aspect of celebrancy within your own training hub. You have access to training manuals and assignments that you complete online.

LIVE 1-2-1 MENTOR SESSIONS

Once enrolled, you’ll be assigned your very own mentor. You’ll have access to 1-2-1 live training with them to learn from the best in the business.

WEEKLY GROUP Q&A SESSIONS

You’ll be joining a team of students each week to get your questions answered. We are there to support you all the way.

FLEXIBLE LEARNING

You can complete this course from the comfort of your own home, it will fit in around you and your lifestyle and you can dip in and out as often as you wish.

EXCLUSIVE FACEBOOK COMMUNITY

You are never left alone when you join AMC. We will hold your hand throughout the whole course and you have access to us 24/7 through our exclusive online community.

OPPORTUNITY TO SHADOW REAL LIFE CELEBRANTS

Want to watch a celebrant in action before you officiate your first? You absolutely can. You can choose from our list of amazing mentors and take a peek at behind the scenes.

ACCESS TO ALL THE PAPERWORK YOU NEED

You won’t leave empty handed. You’ll have every piece of documentation you’ll need to establish your business and get those bookings in the door.

CERTIFICATE, BADGE, MEMBERSHIP

The Academy of Modern Celebrancy is recognised across the UK, Europe and US, you’ll have a top rated accreditation that will give you an enviable step up as soon as you start.

THE AMC TEAM

You’ll have access to the AMC team every step of the way. You can tap into the team of celebrants that have officiated 1000’s of ceremonies between them. Big or small, no question will go unanswered.

Sophie

Graduate Story

My tutor supported me throughout the course with 1-2-1 video calls and unlimited Q&A when I needed it. When you complete the course and become certified you join an amazing team of AMC celebrants that support each other.

I highly recommend this course to anyone who is looking for an up to date and complete course on celebrancy. You get everything you need and more and I cannot wait for my future as a celebrant. I’ve already got my website up and running, and the bookings are coming in!

– Sophie, AMC Graduate

Why train with AMC

We care about our students and our priority is your success.

The AMC Naming Celebrancy course teaches you HOW to be a celebrant, WHAT to do and WHEN, and gives you all the resources you need to establish a business.

It is a step by step course to give you the skills to be a modern celebrant.

AMC partners with the global The Celebrant Directory, the Give Couples Choice Movement and it’s founder is the leading Celebrant Success Coach, each working to promote the profession, support and grow celebrant businesses and dedicating time, money and space to ensuring celebrants get the bookings they deserve.

Plus you get 6 months free advertising in The Celebrant Directory when you become accredited.

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What our students say

Why flexible online study can work for you.

You can go through this course from the comfort of your own home. No need for classrooms and weeks away. You will have one-to-one access with one of our amazing mentors as well as weekly group Q&A sessions and have access to the Hub - a library of video training, downloadable workbooks and all of the paperwork you need to get your business started.

You'll also have 24/7 support from the amazing team at AMC, along with your fellow students in the exclusive members only Facebook group. This means you can also take the course as fast or as slow as suits you with the 100% support you need. Oh, and there is an option to add on shadowing of a Celebrant on the job too! We are with you all the way.

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"You get everything you need and more and I cannot wait for my future as a celebrant."

– Sophie, AMC Graduate

Here’s what you learn

Module 1 An Introduction to Naming Ceremonies

Naming Ceremonies Introduction

What makes a Naming Ceremony different?

Working With Families and how to run a consultation

How to research and get inspired to write the perfect ceremony

Module 2 Creating Naming Ceremonies that WOW

Ceremony Consultation and Questionnaire

Personalising the ceremony to wow

Readings and Poems and how to write your own

Creating a Ceremony for the family that encapsulates everything they want.

Module 3 Conducting the perferct Naming Ceremony

How to get organised to run the perfect ceremony

What to include on the day and what to take

What venue considerations you must have 

How to present your ceremony

How to officiate the ceremony with confidence

Access to the Vault Paperwork

Booking form and Contract of Service

Ceremony Checklist

GDPR and Privacy Policy Sample

Certificate template

Sample scripts and readings

“By the time I had completed the AMC course, I already had bookings for ceremonies lined up and all the tools I needed to be able to deliver them."

– Vikki, AMC Graduate

As an AMC Graduate, you’ll also receive

  • AMC accreditation and certificate of completion

  • A digital and physical AMC certified badge

  • AMC Full Membership

  • Access to the VAULT – all the paperwork you will need for your business

  • Opportunities to shadow other celebrants

  • Support and mentoring

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Join the academy team of celebrants

who excel, impress and craft ceremonies that dreams are made of.

FAQs

IS TRAINING AS A CELEBRANT FOR ME?

If you love weddings, getting creative, public speaking and taking the lead then this is the perfect course and profession for you. This course will cover everything you need to know to give you the fundamental knowledge of the industry as well as the practical work so you can go out and officiate ceremonies with confidence. This course will take you through every element so even if you are brand new to celebrancy, you will be guided through at your own pace.

WHEN CAN I START?

As soon as you enrol, you will gain access to the course materials. You must complete each module before the next module will open up.

HOW LONG WILL THE COURSE TAKE ME?

You can go at your own pace with this course. This is all dependent on how much time you have to put into it. In general, we would say between 2-6 weeks. You have 12 weeks to complete the course.

I HAVE NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OF CELEBRANCY OR RUNNING A BUSINESS, IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

Absolutely! We will start with the basics and go on from there. You’ll gain so much fundamental knowledge first that you will be ready (and excited) for each next stage.

WHAT SUPPORT IS OFFERED TO ME?

In one word, lots! You are never left alone. Once you enrol, you will immediately gain access to Facebook ‘AMC Student Hub’ where you will gain any support you need. Plus you will start with a 1-2-1 with a member of the team and weekly group Q&A sessions!

WILL I RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE WHEN I’VE COMPLETED THE TRAINING?

Yes, you will be certified by The Academy of Modern Celebrancy once you have completed your training. You will receive a certificate, an online badge and a physical badge to show your affiliation and course completion.

CAN I SHADOW A CELEBRANT ON THE JOB?

Yes, there is an opportunity to shadow a celebrant on the job! Come check our the team page for more.

ENROL TO TRAIN AS AN AMC CERTIFIED CELEBRANT

Fall in love with your job. Start your journey to become a successful celebrant and business owner today.

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sarah

Graduate Story

I highly recommend training with the AMC. Jennifer and her team are so helpful and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed learning at my own pace and found the content brilliant and really well structured. I found it exciting to be learning from someone who has so much proven experience.
 
I am proud to have trained with the AMC.

– Sarah, AMC Graduate

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You’ll never look back.