Certificate IV in Embalming
This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of embalming activities requiring a strong theoretical knowledge base and practical procedures. This qualification requires knowledge and application of funeral services industry protocols when dealing with the deceased. Work would be undertaken in a mortuary.
This qualification is designed to reflect the role of employees who work relatively autonomously and may coordinate and supervise others. It involves the use of a specific 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 could work in a funeral home mortuary preparing and embalming deceased remains and implementing and managing infection control practices.
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There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.