Latest Blog Posts

Shell Brown
03 July 2020
 It's true that a lot of civil celebrants only conduct marriage ceremonies or funerals but there are also many Celebrants who identify as Family Celebrants who offer their services for a multitude of celebrations that will continue on throu...
Melanie Lawson
26 June 2020
Flowers are beautiful but….Flowers play a part in so many of our rituals and ceremonies.  From adorning a wedding aisle, laid as a wreath to remember those who died in war, or given as a gift to a bereaved family, flowers can enhance a ceremony ...
Susan Roberts
17 June 2020

The short answer is NO and Celebrant Susie Roberts is going to tell us why.....

A.2 What are key characteristics of a profession?

Characteristics of a Profession:

Reference: Wikipedia
  • Public service and altruism:
  • Legitimacy:
  • High status and rewards:
  • Code of professional conduct or ethics:
  • Skill based on theoretical knowledge
  • Institutional training:
  • Licensed practitioners:
  • Work autonomy:
  • Individual clients:
  • Professional association:
  • Extensive period of education:
  • Testing of competence:
  • Control of remuneration and advertising:
  • Mobility:
  • Self-regulation:
  • Exclusion, monopoly and legal recognition:
  • Male-dominated:
  • Middle-class occupations:
  • Inaccessible body of knowledge:
  • Indeterminacy of knowledge:
  • Ritual:

Note: Order and italics for consideration as to the continued evolution of civil celebrancy as a profession.


Last modified on Monday, 23 October 2017 20:13