The British Institute of Funeral Directors

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 60065

Category: Education & Training Centres


The British Institute of Funerals Directors is the Preeminent provider of education with in the funeral profession, offering a Diploma in Funeral Service credited at 60 credits at level 4 by Greenwich University and a Higher Certificate in Funeral Management  awarded through Birkbeck University valued at 120 credits at level 4. Our training courses are available to anyone working in the funeral profession

Accredited Activities:

  • The History Of Funeral Directing
  • Bereavement And Client Care
  • Office Procedure
  • Communication
  • Public Health And The Funeral Profession
  • Registration
  • The Work Of The Coroner
  • First Call
  • Taking The Deceased Into Our Care
  • Care Of The Deceased
  • Arranging A Funeral
  • Alternative Funerals
  • Conducting A Funeral
  • Funerals Involving Children
  • Law And Practice Of Cremation
  • Law And Practice Of Burial
  • Burial At Sea
  • Law, Procedures And Traditions In Scotland
  • Funeral Procedures And Law In Northern Ireland
  • Repatriation
  • Bequeathal
  • Exhumation
  • Funeral Rites
  • Pre-Arranged And Pre-Payment Funerals
  • The Work Of The Department For Works And Pensions
  • Probate
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Embalming
  • Basic Maths, English And I.T.

Who Should Attend:

CPD training is available to all members of the BIFD who wish to obtain a licence or just wish to keep up to date with professional practice procedures

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