Online training courses

The following courses are currently available as live, interactive, online training – click the name of the course to find out more:

Cemetery Management and Compliance

ICCM and Cruse Loss and Bereavement Awareness

Sexton Duties

Exhumation of Human Remains

Public Health Act Funerals

Granting, Exercising and Transferring Exclusive Rights of Burial (EROB)

Establishing & Managing Gardens of Remembrance

In person training courses

The following courses are currently available as in person training

Customer Care 

Management of Memorials – as this course contains a practical element it can’t be delivered online. Physical courses are currently being held.

Specific training can be designed to meet with individual needs. Contact the ICCM National Office for further information, tel: 020 8989 4661, or email

Dates of courses are given below – click on the date to download information and a booking form, or enquire about a bespoke course by emailing

Please note that the cost quoted on the application form is per person, not per authority. If more than one attendee is to share a video link, each attendee must be booked onto the training course and have agreed to pay the required fee.

Copyright of all training courses and materials remains with the ICCM and they must not be copied, reproduced or otherwise used without the written permission of the ICCM. Training courses will not be recorded by the ICCM, and must not be recorded by any of the participants.


Cemetery Management and Compliance Course
Tuesday, 5th & Wednesday, 6th March 2024

Sexton Duties Course 
Thursday, 8th February 2024

Exhumation of Human Remains
Friday, 9th February 2024

Exclusive Rights of Burial Course (NB the contents of this course are the same as day 2 of the Cemetery Management and Compliance course; if you have recently completed the Compliance course you may wish to delay attending the Exclusive Rights of Burial course until you need a refresher).

Tuesday, 12th and Wednesday, 13th March 2024

Public Health Funerals Course
Friday, 2nd February 2024
Friday, 12th April 2024

ICCM and Cruse Loss and Bereavement Awareness Course
Thursday, 29th February 2024

Establishing & Managing Gardens of Remembrance
Thursday, 1st February 2024


Management of Memorials – Inspection workshop
Church Stretton Town Council – Shropshire – Tuesday, 19th March 2024
Chiseldon Parish Council – Wiltshire – Wednesday, 20th March 2024
Thornbury Town Council – Bristol – Monday, 8th April 2024
Fakenham Town Council – Norfolk – Wednesday, 10th April 2024
Ruskington Parish Council – Lincolnshire – Thursday, 25th April 2024