Completing the marriage forms

Since the introduction of the new marriage forms on 1 September 2022, many celebrants have requested a refresher on how to complete the forms. This activity provides a deep dive […]

Co-piloting a marriage ceremony

This activity is designed to assist you to understand the legal obligations of co-presenting a ceremony with an unauthorised person, and provide you with an outline of how I (Sarah Aird) approach this request.

How to get a shortening of time for a NOIM

16 minute video 30 minutes of text / 7 page booklet 1 document template (letter of support/availability) As covered in The extras but can be purchased alone

The marriage client journey

This activity is designed to provide you with an outline of how Sarah Aird approaches her marriage celebrancy work along with creating a customer/client journey.

Prospective Marriage Visa

This activity is designed to assist you to understand the background and the celebrant’s role in a couple’s application for a Prospective Marriage Visa, and provide you with an outline of how Sarah Aird approaches this request.

Legal refresher: complete bundle

Marriage celebrants of all levels of experience can benefit from a refresher on the basic legal requirements of creating a legal marriage in Australia and a reminder of our obligations in creating such marriages. This topic is designed to work through the process of creating a legal marriage in Australia from start to finish, focusing on the bare minimum requirements from lodging the NOIM to registering the marriage and everything in between, and including a deep dive into completing the legal forms.

Also included is the uncommon extras course which is designed to look at legal aspects of marriage in Australia that are not relevant for every marriage performed, aspects that many celebrants may only come across once or twice in their career, but that are important to be aware of just the same.

Legal refresher: uncommon extras

This topic is designed to look at legal aspects of marriage in Australia that are not relevant for every marriage performed, aspects that many celebrants may only come across once or twice in their career, but that are important to be aware of just the same.

Legal refresher: The basics

Marriage celebrants of all levels of experience can benefit from a refresher on the basic legal requirements of creating a legal marriage in Australia and a reminder of our obligations in creating such marriages. This topic is designed to work through the process of creating a legal marriage in Australia from start to finish, focusing on the bare minimum requirements from lodging the NOIM to registering the marriage and everything in between, and including a deep dive into completing the legal forms.

How to be a funeral celebrant in Australia

This activity is designed to provide you with an overview of funerals both historically and in Australia, as well as a suggested client journey and an outline of how I (Sarah Aird) approach my funeral celebrancy work.

Form 15 old certificate version template for Apple Pages

Download and use this document to create a template for the old marriage certificates (with bride and bridegroom labels) in Apple’s Pages word processor. Follow these directions to create a […]

Form 15 marriage equality version template for Apple Pages

Download and use this document to create a template for the new marriage equality certificates in Apple’s Pages word processor. Follow these directions to create a template on your device […]

Here’s the place where you’ll find all the document templates Sarah has developed over the course of her celebrant career (and even some from Josh!), in Word format so you can download them and vary them to fit with your own business. Let us know if you have any questions on a specific template, or if there’s anything not here that you’d like to see!

Please note your purchase of these templates buys you a licence to use and modify the template in your own celebrant business, not to share the template with other celebrants or celebrancy students. If someone asks you where you got your great template, we’d appreciate it if you could send them our way!