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Funeral Director Jobs in Australia

Description

Alternative Titles:

  • Mortician
  • Undertaker

Plans and coordinates arrangements for funerals according to the wishes of the deceased or their relatives. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 2

Unit Group 4513: Funeral Workers

Funeral Workers prepare bodies for viewing and burial, arrange and conduct funerals, and perform other specialist funereal services.

Indicative Skill Level:

The occupation Funeral Director has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

The occupation Funeral Workers nec has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • interviewing families and associates of the deceased to assist with funeral arrangements such as the selection of coffin, type of service and publication of death notices
  • advising on funeral costs and welfare provisions
  • collecting bodies from mortuaries
  • ensuring death certificates have been issued, burial and cremation certificates processed and that other legal requirements are met
  • preparing bodies for viewing and burial by washing, draining body fluids, applying padding and cosmetics, dressing bodies and placing them in coffins
  • liaising with clergy and cemetery and crematorium staff
  • coordinating the movement of coffins and funeral cars, arranging floral displays and collecting attendance and tribute cards
  • arranging the placement of coffins at funeral sites, and placing and adjusting floral displays and lighting
  • keeping records and accounts of transactions and services performed
  • may arrange the construction of memorials and the disposal of ashes

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