Cemetery Management

Cemetery Management
Wednesday 28 February 2018
The Council Chamber, Studley

Village Hall, High Street, Studley B80 7HJ 

10.00 am - 1.00 pm

registration from 9.30 am

The course focuses on the management and operation of cemeteries in compliance with the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977 and associated legislation. Common problems are discussed and ways to avoid these by using the law.

The session will cover

  • Role of the Burial Authority
  • Legislation relating to cemeteries
  • Consent of Grave Owners
  • Depth of Burial
  • Dealing with Shallow Graves
  • Grave Digging and Getting it Right
  • Administrative Processes
  • Forms and Certificates
  • Creating Burial Space
  • Memorials and the British Standard for Installation
  • Unauthorised Memorabilia
  • Questions, Answers and Problem Solving

ICCM logoThe course will be led by Tim Morris

Chief Executive of the Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management

Tim Morris is the Chief Executive of the Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management and has over 30 years experience in the management of cemeteries. He represents the Institute at the Ministry of Justice' Burial and Cremation Advisory Group and on the board of the British Register of Accredited Memorial masons. He is responsible for all Institute initiatives including the production of accredited education and training programmes and best practice guidance.

Attendance at this event will accrue 1.5 CPD point


Parking will be available  in Pool Road Car Park which is situated to the rear of the village hall (free parking) and you can access the entrance to the village hall on foot easily from this car park.

The link to the map for this car park is as follows - https://carparkmaps.co.uk/carparks/view/7004 (if you zoom in the car park is identified).


£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils                    
£60.00 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

  • 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
Full terms and conditions of registration


Event date Wed 28 Feb 2018 10:00 am
Registered 17
Registration closes Thu 22 Feb 2018 11:00 pm
Notes Members £30
The Council Chamber (Studley)
Village Hall, High Street, Studley B80 7HJ, United Kingdom
The Council Chamber (Studley)
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