Become A Wedding Officiant

Course Schedule

Celebrant Foundation & Institute's (CF&I) Course Schedule

To become a certified Life-Cycle Celebrant®, students must complete two courses:

1. Fundamentals of Celebrancy - A required pre-requisite for all students.

2. One Certificate Courses - Students choose their specialization from four certificate courses currently offered:

  • Wedding Celebrancy
  • Funeral Celebrancy
  • Ceremonies Across the Life-Cycle
  • Healings and Transitions

Double Certification: Students may take any two certificate courses simultaneously with payment of additional tuition for the second course or you may return in subsequent terms to take any certificate courses you desire. Fundamentals of Celebrancy must be completed before any certificate course can be started and can not be taken concurrently with any certification course.

All classes are led by an experienced instructor and meet once a week for 90 minutes via Zoom. Course attendance is required.

Course Schedule: All our courses are offered 3 times a year.

Fall 2021 Term: September 13, 2021-November 17, 2021

Winter 2022 Term: January 3, 2022 – March 18, 2022

Summer 2022 Term 1: May 16, 2022 – July 28, 2022

To learn more about our 6-month training program, courses, or the exciting work of being a Certified Lifecycle Celebrant® email our International Director, Elisa Chase at

All Applications are accepted online only - click here to apply now.