About the IoCF

Aims & Objectives

chris howe

To promote awareness of this important choice for bereaved families. The IoCF Memorandum of Association states that the Institute of Civil Funerals has the following objectives:

  • To promote the further education and specialist knowledge of Funeral Celebrants through training courses and seminars.
  • To quality control the work of members.
  • To deal with complaints and suggestions from members, the public and outside organisations.
  • To organise annual conferences to facilitate networking and sharing of experiences, with workshops and talks to extend knowledge.
  • To operate the Civil Funeral Celebrants' Forum.
  • To promote Civil Funerals to funeral directors and the public