Get the knowledge and skills you need to work as a funeral director and/or embalmer. Although you may choose to pursue only one of these avenues as a career, you benefit from having a solid understanding of each.
The most effective funeral directors are open-minded, compassionate, non-judgmental and responsive communicators. In this career, you meet bereaved people who rely upon your support, good organizational skills and knowledge of the products and services available to them when making funeral arrangements.
Embalmers have the technical skills required to perform sanitation, preservation and restoration of a deceased human body.
In this program, you acquire the skill and confidence to work efficiently. You learn the importance of teamwork and become familiar with the technical language and medical terminology used by health professionals.