Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses


For full course descriptions, use the online Academic Calendar.

Students in the Embalmer Certificate are required to complete 9 courses (450 hours) through part-time studies.

Note: Occupational Programs are non-credit Continuing Education programs that do not meet General Admission Requirements. Therefore, the courses taken within these programs cannot be used towards an undergraduate degree, diploma or certificate program nor do students have access to undergraduate courses in degree, diploma or certificate programs. There is no limit to the number of non-credit academic upgrading courses you may complete. 

Required Courses:

  • XFDC 20002 - Embalming Theory I
  • XFDC 20005 - Embalming Theory II
  • XFDC 20007 - Restorative Art I
  • XFDC 20010 - Restorative Art II
  • XFDC 20013 - Anatomy & Physiology
  • XFDC 20018 - Chemistry
  • XFDC 20020 - Microbiology
  • XFDC 20022 - Embalmer Work Experience
  • XFDC 20023 - Embalming Practicum

Courses may not necessarily be offered in the sequence shown. Students are responsible to ensure that all prerequisite requirements are met prior to registering in a course.