New Zealand Diploma in Funeral Directing (Level 5)

Designed for people working in the industry. Gain in-depth knowledge of the procedures to successfully arrange, deliver and direct a funeral, as well as the administrative tasks. Present assignments on funerals you have arranged and directed. Graduates are recognised by industry associations FDANZ (Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand) and NZIFH (New Zealand Independent Funeral Homes).

What you will learn

  • Students attend the modules at WelTec and between modules are required to undertake specific supervised learning experiences at work
  • Present assignments on funerals you have arranged and directed
  • A final clinical module provides opportunity for reflective practice
  • Each student is required to nominate an approved, qualified funeral director who will guide and assist you

Career options

  • Funeral director

Entry criteria

Students must be working in the funeral sector, have at least one year's experience in the funeral industry, nominate an approved clinical supervisor and provide evidence of suitability based on interview.

There are no academic entry requirements for this programme, however, applicants must demonstrate that they have a reasonable likelihood of success.

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