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The BIFD Certificate in Funeral Service

This course offers detailed formal training on a course certified by the British Institute of Funeral Directors

This course is run over 26 weeks face to face at our Bonnybridge premises. The class are run ever week with a lesson duration of 3 hours, usually one evening per week.

This qualification is offered to those working within the profession (at least 20 hour per week) and who are looking to gain an understanding and formal training in the basic aspects of funeral service.

Each candidate must register as a student member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors.

Classes are run locally by qualified tutors following a seven unit syllabus with tutor marked assessments after each unit. Students also need to complete reports on specified subjects and two written essays.

When the course is completed the students must do a 90 minute written assessment with a 60% pass mark. These written assessments are held locally twice a year at a venue arranged by tutors.

The BIFD presents successful candidates with The Certificate in Funeral Service. This qualification is externally credited by Greenwich University at 30 credits at level four.

26 week course, 3 hours per week. Course cost: £2600 inc. VAT.
Course fee includes tuition fees, exam fees, student registration fees and refreshments.

Outstanding Funeral Director Training

Our courses are interesting and rewarding and are run by people currently working in the funeral profession so they are completely up to date with the latest industry practices.