Certificate IV in Funeral Services
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of funeral services activities and functions requiring funeral services industry management knowledge and skills. All qualification outcomes require knowledge and application of funeral services industry protocols when dealing with the bereaved. Work would be undertaken in a funeral home, cemetery or crematorium.
This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who work autonomously and coordinate and supervise others. It involves the use of a broad knowledge base incorporating theoretical concepts and requires the identification, analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.
Graduates with this qualification who undertake the specialist funeral stream could work in a funeral home as a funeral director responsible for all aspects of the conduct of funerals and the coordination and management of all staff involved.
Graduates with this qualification who undertake the specialist burials and cremations stream could work in a cemetery or crematorium managing burials, burial works and cremation services.
Graduates with this qualification who undertake the specialist building and grounds maintenance stream could work in a cemetery managing grounds and maintenance works and activities.
Possible job titles include:
There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.