Safety in Funeral and Workshop Practices

FST504

In this online Funeral Directing course learners will apply knowledge of health and safety requirements and demonstrate the workshop skills required for casket presentation, in a funeral services setting.

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    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $668 NZ Domestic
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.



 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain the health and safety requirements and practices when delivering funeral directing services.
  • Prepare caskets for viewing, and burial or cremation, according to client families’ wishes and legislative requirements.
  • Manage personal health and safety when funeral directing.

Assessment

100% internal assessment 

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Access to a digital camera or smartphone to capture photos/video.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $668 NZ Domestic
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying