Qualifications & Awards & Expert Advice

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Nicole studied her Marriage Celebrant training through the Academy of Celebrancy and was registered by the Attorney General’s Department in 2009. Nicole is proudly mentoring Celebrants through The Celebrants Training College with Sally Cant, Australia wide and is now a trainer and assessor at The Gordon Institute of Tafe in Geelong, teaching the Certificate IV in Celebrancy course.

She is a member of the Association of Civil Marriage Celebrants of Victoria Inc., came 4th in the 2015, 9th in the 2016, 10th in the 2017, 2018 & 2019 and within the top 15 celebrants in 2020 & 2021 of the ABIA Awards (the only Geelong Celebrant to rank in ’15, ’16 and ’18). Nicole is currently a FINALIST in the 2022 ABIA Awards with thanks to her extremely happy couples voting her to the top yet again. To see a list of finalists click here!

Nicole is proactive and enthusiastic in her career, consulting with Wedding Industry leaders & stakeholders and is well known amongst other local Wedding suppliers, exhibiting at Bridal Expos and was the first to bring Pop-Up Weddings to Geelong and is the proud Co-Director of The Geelong Celebrant Collective, which ensures she is always on top of current bridal trends.

Nicole is often featured on Bridal inspiration websites and blogs such as Polka-Dot-Bride, Easy Weddings, Aisle Society and The Wedding Playbook.

As an expert in the Wedding Industry, see Nicole in action here talking all things Wedding Ceremony and Videography at The Pier Geelong, with the amazing Alyssa Ford Strangwick from Angry Chicken Media!


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Nicole and her collateral!
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Nicole checking over the agenda for the day!