Rules for Membership

Scottish Independent Celebrants’ Association

Rules for Membership

Full Membership

Full Membership is for experienced Celebrants who have reached an acceptable professional standard in dealing with Ceremonies, whether by experience or by training and some experience.
Applicants should contact SICA Secretary at secretary@scottishcelebrants.org submitting contact details and a note of experience and training to date.
Thereafter the SICA Standards Committee, or its appointee(s) will
a) interview the Applicant. (The Applicant’s references and/or client feedback may be reviewed at that meeting)
and
b) observe the Applicant conducting one or more services.
c) complete the Application process within 3 months
If the Applicant is successful the payment of the Subscription fee is payable on completion of the Application process.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is for inexperienced celebrants who either have just completed a training course or are training with supervision and support from a SICA Member.

Applicants should contact SICA Secretary at secretary@scottishcelebrants.org submitting contact details and a note of experience and training to date.
Thereafter the SICA Standards Committee, or its appointee(s) will interview the Applicant. Evidence of training will be reviewed at that Interview. If the Applicant is successful the payment of the Subscription fee is payable on completion of the Application process.

Full Membership status will be granted when the acceptable professional standard is reached as for full membership.

Annual Renewal of Membership

Each year Membership will be renewed subject to payment of the Subscription Fee and the submission of a Peer Review1 to the Standards Committee per the Secretary.

Withdrawal of Membership

Membership of SICA will be withdrawn at the sole discretion of the Management Committee, acting reasonably, from any Member or Associate Member bringing SICA into disrepute; with appeal to the Annual General Meeting of SICA.

Contact the Secretary for further details: secretary@scottishcelebrants.org