Nova Scotia Community College

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Funeral Arranging & Directing

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Health and Human Services
Degree:Certificate; Online
Field of Study:Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General
Description:This online program is for funeral director apprentices in Atlantic Canada who are registered as funeral director apprentices with their respective Provincial Licensing Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. This certificate is only available to students apprenticing in provinces where funeral directors and embalmers are licensed separately (Nova Scotia and Newfoundland).

You study the theory and develop the essential skills you need to serve client families while apprenticing as a funeral director. All program courses are delivered online and you may participate in workshops and field trips organized by the campus.
URL:Funeral Arranging & Directing at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,185

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent is required.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience
    A valid driver's license and relevant work/volunteer observation experience.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 13, 2018