Learn From Award Winning Celebrants & Directors


Whether you are looking to start your own funeral business, become a funeral celebrant or need experience for your work, The Funeral Training Academy has a wealth of experience and a range of courses offering a journey of training.


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Why choose us


The Funeral Training Academy is run by funeral professionals who pride themselves on training courses which are a journey of care. Our trainers are accredited and experienced in all aspects of funeral directing and celebrants with a range of teaching techniques to suit everyone.

The courses are brought to life by offering anecdotal examples of the material being studied, because every tutor has each experienced, first hand, what is being taught, in the arena. It is these stories that set the courses apart, allowing students to truly visualise the processes and procedures that make a funeral unique.


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Our Vision


In 1999 Jane Morrell and Simon Smith began Green Fuse to train people on how to create a funeral with heart and soul rooted in the person’s culture and lifestyle. Based on their own experiences of close bereavements, they both felt that funerals and the whole funeral process from the time of death, could be made more meaningful and relevant for the bereaved.

In December 2021, Steve Nimmo, who had been part of the Funeral Director training since 2008, purchased Green Fuse and incorporated the foundations with The Funeral Training Academy. The vision is to offer training in all aspects of the funeral industry using the Green Fuse ethos and progressive, professional techniques and methods as well as creating a proud community of funeral celebrants and directors throughout the UK.


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About The Funeral Training Academy

Incorporating Green Fuse Training

Learn From Award Winning Celebrants & Directors.

Accredited and experienced trainers active in all aspects of funeral directing and celebrants.

Meet the Team

 

Steve Nimmo

Director
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Angela Ward

Head of Celebrant School
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Elke Weiler

Course Manager
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Angie McLachlan

Tutor
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Pauline Hyde-Coomber

Tutor
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Mandy Preece

Tutor

Judith Dandy

Tutor