Humber’s Funeral Pre-Planner certificate program prepares you to work with people who wish to plan their funeral in advance. Our program is the only English-speaking Funeral Pre-Planner certificate in Ontario recognized by the Ontario Board of Funeral Services (BoFS). The curriculum has been developed according to the BoFS’ professional competencies for this personal license. Successful completion of the program will result in qualifying to write the licensing examination administered by the Board of Funeral Services.
Courses are designed with industry input, ensuring that you are studying the most current and relevant information. You will learn all aspects of the pre-need side of the funeral service industry, everything from gaining skills for working with families to learning about financial investment options.
The ethics course prepares students for the great number of ethical issues that funeral professionals face, while the business operations course provides the basics of working in or operating a business, including a focus on applicable legislation. The Grief Issues course provides the foundation to understand the psychological concepts in the areas of grief, bereavement and mourning.