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The BIFD Diploma 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 52 weeks face to face at our Bonnybridge premises. The class is usually run one evening per week with a lesson duration of 3 hours. 

Anyone who has successfully achieved the BIFD Certificate in Funeral Service or an equivalent qualification as set out in the BIFD guidelines, can go on to take this course. 

It consists of five modules – each has different numbers of units and on completion of each unit, a tutor marked assessment needs to be done, plus 10 reports on specified subjects and a 15 minute presentation given by the candidate on any subject covered in the course syllabus. 

There is a final examination which consists of a written paper (2.5 hours), an oral examination arranging a funeral with an examiner (1.5 hours) and an observation assessment on conducting a funeral.

To achieve this Diploma, students must achieve a minimum of 60% in all assessments, reports, the presentation and each element of the final examination. This qualification is externally credited by Greenwich University at 30 credits at level four.

52 week course, 3 hours per week. Course cost: £3100 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.