Leicestershire & Rutland
Association of Local Councils

Supporting Local Councils in Leicestershire & Rutland

Jubilee Hall

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

Tel: 0116 235 3800

Cemetery Management & Operation training

Course Tutor

Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management

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:

4th April 2019, 10am - 1pm

Venue: Jubilee Hall, Anstey