New Zealand Diploma in Embalming
Wellington Institute of Technology (Petone)
Personal Services not elsewhere classified
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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 carry out the process of embalming a dead human body
- to provide competent embalmers to enable the public to have access to professional and safe embalming services through funeral homes or specialist embalming services
- to provide for those individuals who are employed in the embalming sector of the funeral services industry, a credential that will support their employment opportunities
- to provide professional, competent embalmers who are able to exercise responsibility under broad guidance.
Key Information for Students
Academic Open English Language A minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or equivalent. Other One year's relevant experience in the embalming sector; an approved Supervisor; and evidence of suitability based on interview. It is recommended that: * Applicants have achieved NCEA Level 2, or have the equivalent knowledge and skills * Hold a current first aid certificate * Have current vaccinations as determined by the funeral services industry
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$22,259 - $38,494|
|In further study||16%|
|On a benefit||8%|
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