New Zealand Diploma in Embalming

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Personal Services not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$4,528

over 1 Year - details

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,528 $4,528
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,395 $11,395
Total $15,923 $15,923

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

84%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $31,438
Earnings range $22,259 - $38,494
In employment 66%
In further study 16%
On a benefit 8%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer

Website:

http://www.wi.org.nz/

Value:

Up to $1,000.00 depending on the need and cost of the course being undertaken.

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Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tertiary Education Grant

Provided by:

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Limited

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhatuaorakei.com/

Value:

$500 - $4000 (by lebels exact details listed below)

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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

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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