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Don’t miss the Black & White Ball!

Hurry! Order your tickets for the 2020 Banquet & Ball.

This year’s event again is being held at the Sheraton Grand Ballroom in Piccadilly, with a Black & White theme.

Beautiful venue!    4 course banquet!    Great new Band!

Order your tickets from Secretary@LAFD.org.uk

The special event rate for accomodation (B&B basis) at the hotel is available only for bookings made by 28th January, so don’t delay.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available – Secretary@LAFD.org.uk for details


LAFD Tie now available

Priced at only £20, the new tie is silk, 60″ in dark blue with the LAFD logo at the bottom.

To purchase, please email Secretary@LAFD.org.uk


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.


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