The Celebrant Institute

The Celebrant Institute RTO

Where Australian celebrants get their celebrancy qualification, the Certificate IV in Celebrancy. The Celebrant Institute was co-founded by Celebrant Sarah Aird and Josh Withers Wedding Celebrant.

Australia's peak professional development body for celebrants

The Certificate IV in Celebrancy is the qualification required to become an Authorised Marriage Celebrant, then once you're authorised, our membership program will mentor and lead you to success

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We bring the Certificate IV in Celebrancy, our leading education for new wedding celebrants

Do you have a passion for helping people celebrate their special moments? Do you enjoy creating meaningful and memorable ceremonies that reflect their personalities and values? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for a career as a celebrant.A celebrant is a professional who officiates various ceremonies, such as weddings, funerals, and other significant life events. They work closely with their clients to plan and design personalised ceremonies that are legally compliant and culturally appropriate.To become a celebrant, you need to complete the Certificate IV in Celebrancy. This is the best qualification for aspiring celebrants, as it will equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in this rewarding career.In our Certificate IV in Celebrancy, you will learn:How to fulfil your legal and ethical responsibilities as a celebrant How to plan and design personalised ceremonies that suit your client’s needs and preferences. How to deliver engaging and effective public speeches and presentations. How to manage and market your celebrant business. How to respect and accommodate cultural diversity and inclusion. Once you finish the course, you will be eligible to register with the relevant government authority in your jurisdiction to legally perform ceremonies.If you’re ready to take the first step towards a fulfilling career as a celebrant, don’t hesitate to enrol in our Certificate IV in Celebrancy by the Celebrant Institute RTO.


We advocate for, and speak into the heart of, the Australian celebrant movement in our blog, podcast, monthly email, and membership program.

The Celebrant Institute's membership program is a support and mentorship program for the modern celebrant. As a financial member of the Celebrant Institute, you will have access to a range of benefits, such as:Up-to-date and relevant courses, workshops, and webinars that will help you improve your skills and knowledge as a celebrant. A library of resources that will provide you with useful information, tips, and tools for your celebrant business. Support and guidance from the Celebrant Institute’s team of experts who have years of experience and expertise in the industry. Listing on the Celebrant Directory. The Celebrant Institute is dedicated to helping its members achieve their professional goals and provide the best service to their clients. By becoming a financial member, you will be able to enjoy all the benefits that the Institute has to offer.

Professional development

The Celebrant Institute professional development program shows you the path forward to a successful and fun career as a celerbant.

Professional development education is important for Australian wedding celebrants for a number of reasons. First, it allows celebrants to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the industry. Second, it allows celebrants to learn new skills and techniques that can help them improve their services. Third, professional development education can help celebrants to build their confidence and credibility.The Celebrant Institute is the leading provider of professional development education for Australian wedding celebrants. The Institute offers a variety of courses and workshops that cover a range of topics, including legal and ethical issues, ceremony planning and design, public speaking and communication, business management and marketing, and cultural awareness and diversity.The Celebrant Institute is committed to providing high-quality education that meets the needs of Australian wedding celebrants. The Institute's courses are taught by experienced and qualified professionals who are passionate about helping celebrants to succeed. The Institute also offers a variety of support services, including mentoring, networking opportunities, and access to a library of resources.If you are an Australian wedding celebrant who is looking to improve your skills and knowledge, the Celebrant Institute is the perfect place to start. The Institute's courses will help you become a more confident and professional celebrant and give you the tools you need to succeed in this rewarding career.Here are just a few of the benefits of taking a professional development course with the Celebrant Institute:You will learn from experienced and qualified professionals passionate about helping celebrants succeed.
You will have the opportunity to network with other celebrants and learn from their experiences.
You will have access to a library of resources that will help you to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the industry.
You will receive support and guidance from the Celebrant Institute's team of experts.
If you are serious about becoming a successful wedding celebrant, then we highly recommend taking a professional development course with the Celebrant Institute. The Institute's courses will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in this rewarding career.

The Celebrant Institute

by Melbourne wedding celebrant, Sarah Aird, and Gold Coast, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Sydney and Hobart wedding celebrant, Josh Withers