14 units must be completed:

4 core units

10 elective units consisting of:

a minimum of 6 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below

a maximum of 4 elective units, first packaged at AQF level 2, 3 or 4, may be selected from elsewhere in SIF Funeral Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course. Refer to the AQF packaging of Funeral Services units in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core units

add topic SIFXCCS001

Provide service to clients

add topic SIFXIND002

Work effectively in the funeral services industry

add topic SIFXIND003

Deal with grief responses

add topic SIFXWHS003

Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures

Elective units

Administration and Quality

add topic SIFXADQ001

Control and order goods

add topic SIFXADQ002

Conduct internal quality audits

add topic BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

add topic BSBRKG304

Maintain business records

add topic BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Burial and Cremation

add topic SIFCBCR001

Bury coffins and caskets

add topic SIFCBCR004

Cremate coffins and caskets

add topic SIFCBCR005

Memorialise cremated remains

Cemetery and Crematoria Administration and Coordination

add topic SIFCCAC001

Coordinate burial site preparation and reinstatement

add topic SIFCCAC002

Schedule burials or cremations

add topic SIFCCAC003

Coordinate the collection or memorialisation of cremated remains

add topic SIFCCAC004

Maintain and care for historical records

add topic SIFCCAC005

Coordinate chapel operations

add topic SIFCCAC006

Manage lift and reposition or deepen operations

Client Service and Sales

add topic SIFXCSS002

Advise on funeral and burial products and services

add topic SIFXCSS003

Advise on pre-need funeral and burial products and services

add topic SIFXCSS004

Coordinate interaction with clients

Working in Industry

add topic SIFXIND004

Participate in industry networks

Management and Leadership

add topic SIFXMGT001

Coordinate teams

add topic SIFXMGT002

Coordinate staff

Marketing and Public Relations

add topic SIFXMPR001

Implement marketing and promotional activities

add topic SIFXMPR002

Make presentations to community groups

Training and Education

add topic TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

Work Health and Safety

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic SIFCWHS001

Identify hazards and assess risks in a cemetery or crematorium

add topic SISXEMR201A

Respond to emergency situations