This skill set provides the skills and knowledge required by those working in the funeral services industry to safely exhume burial sites. It targets those existing cemetery and crematoria workers and funeral directors who require specialist technical skills in safe exhumation of burial sites to allow them to operate as multi-skilled personnel.


The Safe Exhumation of Burial Sites consists of:

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic SIFCWHS001

Identify hazards and assess risks in a cemetery or crematorium

add topic SIFCWHS002

Work in confined spaces

add topic SIFCBCR010

Exhume burial sites


These units provide a credit towards the SIF30213 Certificate III in Gravedigging, Grounds and Maintenance.