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Are you interested in training as a bereavement volunteer on the Cruse Awareness in Bereavement Care course? This 48-hour course in April and May is open to anyone who feels they are interested in this special and rewarding work.


Who can apply?

You do not need prior training or experience in counselling but interest in this particular area through personal experience is helpful.The ability to listen, show empathy and understanding is essential.We will give preference to qualified applicants who live in our local community, which is Kensington, Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham. This is the community we serve from our office in North Kensington.The dates for the course are shown below. Please make sure you can attend 90% of these sessions before you apply. The application deadline is 19 February, 2016.Please do not apply if you have had a significant bereavement in the last two years.

When is the training?

The dates for the course are as follows:

  • 4 Monday evenings starting April 11th30 till 9.30pm (no course Monday 2nd May Bank Holiday) ending Monday 9th May


  • 5 Saturdays starting April 16th 10-5pm and ending 14th May

The cost for the 48 hours of training is £300. We are able to offer a limited number of bursaries.

Please click on links below for more details and application form


Course details

Application form