Study the theory and develop the essential skills you need to serve bereaved families while apprenticing as a funeral director. You learn how to:
- Arrange funeral plans
- Notify friends and family of the deceased
- Get permits and certificates for burial or cremation
- Take care of the body
- Obtain entitled benefits for living family members
- Provide direct grief support during arrangements
This online program is for funeral director apprentices in Atlantic Canada who are registered as funeral director apprentices with their provincial licensing Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. This certificate is only available to students apprenticing in Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland, where funeral directors and embalmers are licensed separately.
All program courses are delivered online over a two-year period.