Cemetery Management and Compliance

Cemetery Management and Compliance

ICCM logoThis course covers the lists below and deals with common problems, issues and mistakes and the costs that can be realised by burial authorities. The course will tell you how to avoid these costs and create potential new income streams. The subjects listed below are not exhaustive therefore any problems and issues raised by delegates will be explored.

During the online training, attendees can submit questions and comments using the Chat function. The trainer will answer these at the end of Session 2.

Event date Tue 20 Jul 2021 9:30 am
Event Ends Tue 20 Jul 2021 12:30 pm
Registered 0
Available places 15
Registration closes Mon 19 Jul 2021 8:00 am
Notes £30 to Member Councils
Speaker David McCarthy: ICCM
Location WALC Zoom Room

9.15 am

Zoom Meeting Room

will be opened

9.30 am

Session 1

Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977

  • General powers of management
  • Compliance
  • Registers and records
  • Granting and extending rights
  • New income streams
  • Consent
  • Avoiding disputes

10.20 am

Comfort break

10.30 am

Session 2

  • Admin Processes
  • Grave digging, Memorials
  • Exhumation overview

11.20 am

Comfort break

11.30 am


and answers

12.30 pm



2 CPD Points

Record of attendance at training events is required when applying for the Local Council Awards Scheme


£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils

Non-member fee £60.00

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 5 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

Full terms and conditions of registration

To attend this session

you will need

A Zoom account (a free account is fine). please ensure you register for the event in the usual way using the same email address you use for your Zoom account.

A suitable device for attending the session with a speaker, camera and microphone; laptops and tablets are ideal.


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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