Funeral Director Certificate


Funeral Director Certificate

The Funeral Director certificate prepares you to serve families as a funeral director and to meet the academic and practical experience requirements for licensing in the province of Alberta.

  • Learn through interactive online courses and work experience courses
  • Start program in September or January
  • Study part-time
  • Complete program within a minimum of 1 year to a maximum of 6 years

Program Outcomes

  • Plan, arrange and direct funeral ceremonies
  • Be considerate of and respond to various religious and cultural traditions associated with death
  • Interpret and apply various acts and regulations which govern the funeral service profession in Alberta
  • Communicate and work effectively with families, government, health and legal agencies
  • Practice the companioning aspect of caregiving
  • Meet the academic and practical provincial licensing requirements, as established by the Alberta Funeral Service Regulatory Board