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, 10th and Wednesday, 11th October 2023

Sexton Duties Course 
Thursday, 28th September 2023

Exhumation of Human Remains
Friday, 29th September 2023

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, 17th and Wednesday, 18th October 2023

Public Health Funerals Course
Friday, 6th October 2023

ICCM and Cruse Loss and Bereavement Awareness Course
Thursday, 13th July 2023
Thursday, 14th September 2023

Establishing & Managing Gardens of Remembrance
Thursday, 5th October 2023


Management of Memorials – Inspection workshop
Draycott and Church Wilne Parish Council – Derbyshire – Thursday, 10th August 2023
North Kelsey Parish Council – Lincolnshire – Friday,  8th September 2023