Training to be an accredited Celebrant in Ireland

There is a growing demand, throughout Ireland, for Celebrants to perform and officiate at weddings, naming ceremonies and funerals. As an independent certified Celebrant in Ireland, you can choose to work in the Republic of Ireland and/or Northern Ireland.

You’ll be joining couples on their romantic journey into committed married life, and creating beautifully personal and emotional ceremonies that can include cultural and symbolic elements.

Before you can work your creative magic and deliver a ceremony that is unforgettable, you can train to become a Celebrant with a course provider that offers the best learning option for you.

If you want to become an accredited Celebrant in Ireland, there are a few things you need to know…

How do I become a Celebrant in Ireland?

Although the most popular wedding ceremony in Ireland is the traditional church ceremony, the demand for Celebrant-led blessings is on the rise. More and more couples want to tie the knot in a special ceremony that is emotional, meaningful and personal.

At the Academy of Modern Celebrancy, we offer a modern way to make your dreams of becoming a certified Celebrant come true. Whether you’re located in Cork or Donegal, it’s possible to train as a Celebrant around your lifestyle commitments, from the comfort of your home and at a pace that suits you.

While you can train in the old-fashioned way – by attending a classroom based in-person or residential Celebrancy course – online Celebrant training in Ireland is the easiest and quickest route to gaining accreditation, business know-how, and the confidence to create memories through ceremonies.

How long does it take to become a Celebrant in Ireland?

Your journey to becoming a marriage Celebrant who loves their rewarding job begins once you enroll on the Celebrant training course that matches your learning style, and suits your budget.

Residential Celebrant courses are generally a week long, and are the most expensive training option, as you’ll need to cover additional travel, accommodation and food expenses.

The best AMC exclusive online Celebrant training course is structured to provide you with full support and 1-2-1 mentoring throughout your learning experience. On average, it takes students just 4 weeks to complete the course and achieve accreditation.

What qualification do you need to be a Celebrant?

One of the great things about training to become a Celebrant in Ireland is that you don’t need to have any formal qualifications to begin an exciting and fulfilling new career.

You don’t have to worry about whether the skills you’ve acquired in your work background are up to the job either, as you’ll learn everything that you need to know about Celebrancy from scratch. So if you want a job that is richly rewarding and covers 32 counties on the island of Ireland, Celebrant training is the place to start.

How much does it cost to become a Celebrant in Ireland?

The cost of becoming a Celebrant in Ireland really depends on the training course provider you have chosen. You can expect to pay upwards of €1000 to train as a celebrant for weddings, funerals and naming ceremonies.

Once you’re an accredited Celebrant in Ireland, you can earn around €500, plus travel costs, per wedding gig so you can make a return on your investment in no time!

Can you become a Celebrant online in Ireland?

Yes, of course you can!

Back in the day, most couples in Ireland got wed in a church and celebrated with family and friends in the local hotel. Traditions however are changing. And to keep up with the demands for Independent Celebrants that deliver uniquely personal ceremonies, online training is the best and most flexible learning option for anyone who wants a career in the business of ‘love’.

On the AMC online Celebrant course, you’ll learn about wedding rituals from around the world, how to craft emotive love stories, and voice projection. The step-by-step course also gives you all of the business skills that you need to become a modern and successful Celebrant in Ireland.

Interested in Celebrant Training? 

Find out more about our exclusive online training in for Celebrants Ireland, and all over the world.

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Hi, I'm Jennifer, the Founder of the AMC and a massive lover of all things celebration! Are you interested in embarking on a career as a celebrant? Take the Quiz to find out if you have what it takes!

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