New Zealand Diploma in Funeral Directing

Funeral Service Training Trust of New Zealand

Subject area

Personal Services not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is:
- to maintain professional standards for the funeral services sector by identifying those individuals who have attained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to provide funeral directing services
- to provide competent funeral directors to members of the public requiring this service and enable the public to have access to professional and safe funeral directing services
- to provide for those individuals who are employed in the funeral directing sector of the funeral services industry, a credential that will support their employment opportunities
- to provide professional, competent funeral directors who are able to exercise responsibility under broad guidance.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Personal Services at this level can earn:

$28,000

Median earnings one year after study

$30,000

Median earnings two years after study

$35,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

70%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.kdec.school.nz/Education/Scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000.

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Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 385 9503
Fax: (04) 385 9504
Email: fstt@fstt.org.nz
Web: http://www.fstt.org.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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