New Zealand Diploma in Embalming

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 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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Personal Services at this level can earn:

$25,330

Median earnings one year after study

$29,603

Median earnings two years after study

$33,590

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

69%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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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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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.

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