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Leicestershire & Rutland
Association of Local Councils

Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Jubilee Hall

Chief Officer: Jake Atkinson
Jubilee Hall, Stadon Road
Anstey, Leicester LE7 7AY

Tel: 0116 235 3800

Course Tutor

Tim Morris is the Chief Executive of the Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management and has over 30 years experience in the management of cemeteries. He represents the Institute at the Ministry of Justice' Burial and Cremation Advisory Group and on the board of the British Register of Accredited Memorial masons. He is responsible for all Institute initiatives including the production of accredited education and training programmes and best practice guidance.

Overview

The course focuses on the management and operation of cemeteries in compliance with the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977 and associated legislation. Common problems are discussed and ways to avoid these by using the law.

Course Outline

  • The role of the Burial Authority
  • General powers of management and cemetery regulations
  • Burials:
  • Consents required
  • Depths of burials
  • Dealing with shallow graves
  • Grave digging and shoring
  • Safety of all involved
  • Administrative Processes
  • Bookings and orders
  • Plans, registers and records
  • Disposal certificates
  • Shortage of burial space
  • The Future for cemeteries
  • Memorials and installation
  • Unauthorised memorabilia
  • Questions and answers

The course is tailored to the needs of Clerks, some of whom are part time employees that rely on funeral directors and grave diggers not in the direct control of the authority.

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A MAXIMUM OF 25 PLACES AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK A PLACE PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE FOR CURRENT AVAILABILITY.

Cost: £40 per delegate (member rate), £110 per delegate (non member rate)

Date: Monday 21st November 2016, 1pm - 4pm at the Jubilee Hall, Anstey