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2019 CertFAA students celebrate success!

2019’s Autumn General Meeting, in November, included a Presentation and Prize-giving event for students from courses held earlier in 2019. 

The two cohorts of students gained their qualification at exams held in March or July. Across the two courses, there were 27 successful students, of which 18 were welcomed to the presentation to celebrate their success.

Winner of the President’s Award for the highest mark in the March exam, was Peter Terry (Southall Funeral Service).

July’s President’s Award Winner was Tara Cornish (Adam & Greenwood Funeral Home).

Others also attaining a Pass with Distinction were:
March: Sally Staden (Lodge Brothers).
July: Amanda Anderson (Adam & Greenwood), Maddison Pitcher (T Cribb & Son)
           and Peter Moverley and Kerry Holden (Lodge Brothers).

Passes with Credit were gained by:
March: Victoria Chisholm (Lodge Brothers), Helen Goodchild (MK Ginder),
              Oliver Cato & Thomas Fletcher (Arnold Funeral Service),
              Joshua Brunskill (Holmes & Family Funeral Directors),
             Victoria Carnague & Marie Tythe (TA Ellement)
             and Michelle Battie & Danny Rees (T Cribb)

July: Matthew Higginson & Dean Newson (Adam & Greenwood),
          Kelly Woolmer (Funeral Partners), Donna Matthews (Lodge Brothers),
          Donna Kennet (CPJ Field & Co), Karen Merrifield (P Boast & Son),
          Sam Hall (South East School of Funeral Service)
          and Victoria Shand & Martin Shand (Southall Funeral Service)

Passes also were acheived by:
March: Maddie Seymour (T Cribb)
July:    Julie D’Wan (CPJ Field)

Congratulations to all 27.

New year, new venture!

CertFAA Course V candidates are braving the dark nights in pursuit of this popular qualification.

The most recent cohort of students undertaking the Certificate in Funeral Arranging & Administration course gathered apprehensively at the central London venue for the first seminar, on 7th January.

Ten students, from member firms right across the London region – North, South, East and West –  are working towards their examination on 10th March

Pictured with the students are LAFD President Adam Ginder and course Tutor, David Hall









Good Luck!

Latest CertFAA course Underway!

The Certificate in Funeral Arranging and Administration continues to grow. The latest course – the third in 2019 – is now underway and this cohort will include the 300th CertFAA holder!

The course, being held at Gatwick, includes 18 students from both London Association and Sussex County Association members.

The students are pictured at the outset of the course, with Tutors David Hall and Brian Parsons and Michael Tiney, Chairman of the LAFD Education Committee and Association Vice-President.

Course U students are working towards an exam on 12th November.

Autumn General Meeting November 21st 2019

On Thursday 21st November the Autumn General Meeting will be held at Amba Hotel, Charing Cross 
The meeting will start promptly at 6.30pm (private bar open from 6pm) and, as is customary, will be followed by dinner.

Dinner is charged at £50 each for those able to stay after the meeting, but attendance at the meeting is free

This is your opportunity to discover how your Association can benefit your business.

Come along

  • for an update on matters of local and national relevance
  • to learn of new developments within your Association in the London region
  • to meet NAFD President David Barrington and learn about NAFD developments 
  • to celebrate success in Certificate in Funeral Arranging and Administration exams, with the Education Awards presentation
  • and, of course, to socialise with contacts old and new

Attendance is expected to be high; as space is limited, please book early to avoid disappointment.

Details and a dinner booking form are available to download here

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