How an individual can register to be a celebrant?
Marriage celebrants are playing important role in making marriages memorable. Being a wedding celebrant is a pleasure because marriage celebrants add value to society by making clients happy. They complete all the activities before marriage, arrange ceremony and end it perfectly with a lot of memories.
There are many civil marriage wedding celebrants in Melbourne and many others who are taking services from marriage celebrants. Everybody prefers registered celebrants because they are knowledgeable about everything. A registered and professional marriage celebrant helps in completing legal and personal responsibilities. If you want to be a registered celebrant, you have to follow the complete process and education also.
Registration for being registered celebrant
If you want to become a registered celebrant you have to follow a complete procedure and all necessary requirements for it. The whole process is governed by the Attorney-General’s Department. Attorney-General’s Department keeps check and balance on all activities regarding celebrants certification. They will choose the one who can be best in this field.
Complete your education
The first step is the educational component. Anyone applying to become a Commonwealth-registered marriage celebrant must complete a Cert IV in marriage celebrant from a registered training organization. The marriage celebrant units of the course are essential to fulfilling the legal obligations of a marriage celebrant performing a wedding service. You can not apply for celebrant without enough education.
Submit your application
Next step is applying for the celebrant when you have complete education and skills with complete knowledge about marriage. you should apply for marriage celebrant registration. Applicant (the person who is applying for being marriage celebrant) will submit an application to Attorney-General’s office.
Pay your fees and charges
You have to pay fees for registration. The applicant will pay the fee and charges for registration. This amount can be $600, just for registration of the applicant. There are some annual registrations charges that you will pay annually. Usually, $240 for an annual fee is charged every year. This amount is charged every year in July. Fees are mostly Non-refundable.
After the application candidate has to fill a questionnaire or online form about marriage act, law and celebrant processes. By this online form/questionnaire, they can observe your knowledge, skills and check your capability. They can judge you can be a marriage celebrant or no. Completion of the questionnaire and submission of all important documents according to requirements Is very important. You have to submit your application and all required documents to the Registrar of Marriage Celebrants. They can ask you for references and sometimes it is necessary to submit references as well.
When the questionnaire/online form is examined, the administration will make the decision, whether they will accept the application or reject it. This process does not end here, even if you are a registered celebrant now, still you have to complete important training and attend courses to be a good marriage celebrant. you are a celebrant if you have complete knowledge and skills about marriage ceremonies.