It takes compassion, professionalism and self-motivation to cope with daily death. A title such as “mortician” can refer to either a funeral director, embalmer or technician in a hospital morgue. Most jobs in the funeral business don’t require any qualifications. Trainees take classes while they are working. The NHS calls morticians anatomical pathology techs. To apply, a minimum level of education must be met.
For the Funeral Service Awareness Online Course, apply to National Association of Funeral Directors. This course is for those who don’t work in this industry. It includes information about arranging funerals, the roles involved and how loss and grief can be dealt with.
For the Funeral Service Awareness Online Course, apply to National Association of Funeral Directors.
- This guide is for those who don’t work in this industry. It includes information about how to arrange a funeral and what roles are involved.
For a position as an entry-level funeral service operative, contact local funeral homes. This role will require you to clean, maintain, and prepare funeral vehicles. You also need to drive funeral vehicles and carry the coffin.
After six months of service, complete a National Certificate In Funeral Arranging And Administration. To apply, your employer must grant permission. The job requires that you receive additional training. You can also earn the National Diploma in Funeral Directing. This covers UK legislation and specialist services as well as the role of the funeral directors. Experienced and qualified personnel may apply for higher-ranking positions in their organization, with another business or even start their own company.
You can apply for a job as a trainee embalmer in a funeral parlour. While no qualifications are required, GCSEs (Grades A-C) in maths, biology and English are helpful when you apply for job openings or training programs.
Register for courses taught by a British Institute of Embalmers approved tutor. This includes a foundation course in anatomy, physiology, practical embalming, and more. There are both part-time and distance education options.
You can apply for a job as a trainee embalmer in a funeral parlour.
- You can apply for courses through a British Institute of Embalmers approved tutor. This includes a foundation course in anatomy, physiology or practical embalming.
When applying to be a qualified embalmer, ask your employer or course tutor for a recommendation. For employment to be granted, recommendations are necessary.
Anaatomical Pathology Technician
You can apply to an NHS hospital in order to be a trainee anatomy pathology technician. At least five GCSEs in grades A-C, including English and maths, are required.
As a trainee you can complete the Qualification in Anatomical Pathology Technology awarded by Royal Society of Public Health. This course includes topics such as legislation, codes of practice and health and safety.
You can apply to an NHS hospital as a trainee in anatomical pathology technology.
- As a trainee you can complete an Anatomical Pathology Technology Qualification, which is granted by Royal Society of Public Health.
Apply to be an anatomical pathology technonologist in your hospital. There are many other jobs available outside of the NHS.
The NHS jobs site also lists NHS jobs.
Embalmer duties include making loved ones’ deceased relatives available for viewing. You must also be able to perform all other tasks.