WHAT YOU DO
When someone passes away, close family and friends are immediately faced with the daunting prospect of planning a funeral service. Funeral Directors can be a bright spot in the darkness by helping people navigate this emotionally difficult time.
As a Funeral Director, you manage funeral home operations and work closely with grieving families to coordinate and arrange all aspects of the funeral service—from preparing the body through to burial or cremation. It’s a challenging role that demands poise, tact and empathy.
WHAT YOU LEARN
- How to plan and schedule funeral services
- How to preserve and prepare human remains
- How to coordinate burials and cremations
- How to speak to grieving families about funeral arrangements and survivor benefits
- How to manage funeral home operations and staff
WHO YOU WORK FOR
As a Funeral Director, you will work in a funeral home.
Types of Workplaces
- Funeral Homes
WHO YOU’LL WORK WITH
Planning or arranging a funeral is a difficult time for anyone and Funeral Directors are there to ensure that funeral rites are completed and remains are stored, handled and moved respectfully. You will be paired with an experienced Funeral Director to help you understand all the procedures involved in this process and how to act professionally and with compassion.Find an Employer Sponsor