Funeral Directors & Embalmers (6346)

Funeral directors co-ordinate and arrange all aspects of funeral services. Embalmers prepare the remains of deceased persons for public visitation and burial. Funeral directors and embalmers are employed by funeral homes (National Occupational Classification).

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Education

The University of Manitoba does not offer a specialized educational program leading to a career in Funeral Service. In most provinces including Manitoba, Funeral Directors and Embalmers require licensure through the completion of Diploma and Certificate programs. Please view the links below for more information about the occupation and educational programs in North America.

Information for foreign-trained funeral directors and embalmers - Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

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Date modified: February 25, 2019