Management of Memorials

Management of Memorials

This training session is suitable for anyone involved in managing or working in a cemetery, or with responsibility for cemeteries.

By the end of the course, you will have gained knowledge of legal and health & safety issues relating to memorials and understanding of sector codes of practice and registration schemes. You will also gain practical skills in testing memorials for safety.


Event date Fri 11 Jun 2021 10:00 am
Event Ends Fri 11 Jun 2021 4:00 pm
Registered 1
Available places 14
Registration closes Thu 10 Jun 2021 8:00 am
Notes £50 to Member Councils
Speaker ICCM

9.30 am


and refreshments

10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Course Objectives

  • Scope of the problem
  • Legal/Health & Safety issues
  • Inspection of memorials:
    How to start - Initial inspection - Inspection forms - The inspection (visual and physical) - Actions - Programme of work - Consecrated ground (England only) - Other considerations and guidance
  • (MoJ/HSE guidance)
  • Codes of practice
  • Registration schemes
  • Right to erect a memorial
  • Unauthorised memorials
  • Practical inspections


4 CPD Points


£50.00 per delegate for Member Councils

£100.00 per delegate for non-Member Councils. These fees are low compared with other county associations and training providers.

Help with Delegate’s Fees

WALC will subsidise Member Councils

Help with Delegate’s Fees WALC will subsidise member councils

  • Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
  • Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
  • Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
  • Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four
Unfortunately the website cannot currently handle the free places, so if you qualify please email and we will amend any relevant invoices.



Any delegate cancellations

must be received in writing 7 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

please read

The full terms and conditions of registration.


David McCarthy

Technical Services and Guidance Manager,ICCM

David has been in the role of Technical Services and Guidance Manager with the ICCM since 2008, in which he engages on issues such as training, consultancy, management placement, and assisting members.
David writes and delivers training to a diverse group of people from Cemetery and Crematorium Managers, staff working within the bereavement profession and Town and Parish Clerks with a responsibility for cemeteries.

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