Online training courses

Following a temporary suspension in the delivery of training courses due to the coronavirus, we have started to offer live, interactive, online training courses.

The courses currently available include:

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


Customer Care – online version currently in development

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 Рclick 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 29th and Wednesday 30th November

Sexton Duties Course 

Thursday, 8th September 2022

Exhumation of Human Remains

Friday 14th October 2022

Exclusive Rights of Burial Course

Tuesday 15th and Wednesday 16th November

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th December

Public Health Funerals Course

Friday, 9th September 2022

ICCM and Cruse Loss and Bereavement Awareness Course

Thursday 20th October

Thursday 15th December

Establishing & Managing Gardens of Remembrance

Thursday 6th October 2022


Customer Care Course

Dates to be added soon

Management of Memorials – Inspection workshops

Monday 19th September – Sunderland

Thursday 6th October – Southampton