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Classroom Courses

Classroom Continuing Education Courses


 

Classroom Courses Sponsored Outside of NCBFS

Contact the course Sponsor for more information, or call Alice Knowles or Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.
 

Contact:  Steve Ertzberger   (704) 460-4425   steveertz@aol.com


"Death Can Hurt You"
   ($55 / 5 Hours)

 
  • 11-18-19  (9:00 am - 2:00 pm )  Heritage Funeral Service, 1507 Main Street East, Valdese, NC 28690
  • 11-21-19  (9:00 am - 3:00 pm — Break: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)  LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 1201 Lanada Road, Greensboro, NC 27407

  • "101 Ways to Market Your Funeral Service Business"
       ($85 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-05-19  (12:30 pm – 5:30 pm)  Coastal Carolina Community College Vocational Skills Center, Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28546
  • Contact:  Erin Amelung   (704) 737-0205   eladesignco@hotmail.com


    "Trends, Topics, & Trivia of the Deathcare Industry – 2019"
       ($75 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-17-19  (9:00 am - 4:00 pm, lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)  Forest Lawn West Funeral Home, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
  • Contact:  Don Brown   252-746-3133   dbfuneralhome@aol.com


    "2019 FDMANC Eastern District Annual Seminar"
       ( Members:  No Charge,  Non-Members:  $50 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-03-19  (9:00 AM – 3:30 PM)  Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, 1095 Allen Road, Greenville, NC 27834

  • Includes the following three courses:
    1. Rules and Regulations (9:00 am – 11:00 am / 2 CEU) — Instructor: Brett Lisenbee, Inspector for North Carolina Board of Funeral Service
    2. Death Certificate (11:00 am – 12:00 noon / 1 CEU) — Presented by Pitt County Register of Deeds
    3. Active Shooter (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm / 2 CEU) — Presented by Greenville Police Department

    Contact:  Christy Carpenter   (770) 592-8002


    "The Opioid Epidemic"
       ($50 / 2.5 Hours)

     
  • The GFDA is offering this course on 6 dates in 6 locations as follows:
  • 11-18-19   (6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)   District 4:  Horse Creek Winery, 101 Roundtree Bridge Road, Sparks, GA 31647
  • 11-19-19   (6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)   District 5:  Under the Chandelier, 1205 South US Hwy 301, Jesup, GA 31546
  • 11-20-19   (6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)   District 3:  The Pringle Building, 114 East Haynes Street, Sandersville, GA 31082
  • Contact:  Anita E. Grant   (703) 636-2268  AnitaGrant@GranEnterprisesLLC.com


    "Infectious Diseases 101 for Funeral Service Professionals"
       ($70 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-03-19  (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)  Robeson Community College, Building 9, Room 901, 5160 Fayetteville Road, Lumberton, NC 28360
  • Contact:  Frank Pait (336) 667-7304 / (336) 927-0691 (cell) / fpwilkes@aol.com


    "The History of Funeral Service"
       ($65 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 11-19-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm)  Market Street Buffet & Bakery, 2525 South York Road (Highway 321), Gastonia, NC 28052
  • 12-10-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm)  Boxcar Grille, 3103 Taylorsville Highway (1-40 Exit 148), Statesville, NC 28625
  • 12-17-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm)  Sagebrush Steakhouse, 101 Steakhouse Road (1-40 Exit 105), Morganton, NC 28655
  • Contact:  Jessica Hamilton   910-898-9674  hamiltonjw@montgomery.edu


    "Increase Your Knowledge & Reduce Your Risk: FTC and Pre-Need Compliance"
       ($45, lunch included from Uwharrie Mercantile / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-10-19  (9:30 am – 3:30 pm)  To be held at “Gather Off Main”, 104 Smitherman Street, Troy, NC 27371

  • Instructor:  North Carolina Board of Funeral Service Inspector, Darrell Cagle

    Contact:  Jackie Ellis   262-789-1880   jellis@nfda.org


    "NFDA Cremation Certification Program - 2019"
       ($160 - $655 / 7 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2019 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • "NFDA Arranger Training Program - 2019"
       ($160 - $605 / 8 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2019 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • "NFDA Business Education Seminar - 2020"
       (NFDA Member: $649 / Nonmember: $779 / 5.5 Hours)

     
  • 02-06-20  (8:30 am - 4:00 pm )  River Terrace Inn, 1600 Soscol Avenue, Napa Valley, CA 94559
  • Contact:  Dennis E. Parnell   252-203-3192


    "NC Safety Conference, Inc."
       ($50 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-04-19  (3:00 pm – 8:00 pm)  Askew Funeral & Cremations Services, 731 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

  • "Safety in Funeral Service"
       ($50 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-09-19  (10:00 am – 3:30 pm)  Maitland Funeral Home, 306 Latham Avenue, Plymouth, NC 27962
  • 12-30-19  (1:00 pm – 6:00 pm)  Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Services, 3915 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403
  • Contact:  Johnny Munden   252-726-8066   johnny@munden.net


    "Dealing with Environmental Death Care & Significance of the Body Care"
       ( Member: no charge, Non Member: $10 per hour / 2 Hours)

     
  • 12-17-19  (06:00 pm to 8:00 pm)  Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, 2112 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557
  • Contact:  Twila Dickerson   (804) 784-7347


    "FTC – Special Services and Telephone Shoppers, Compliance All Stars: Are You the A-Team or F-Troop, and ODDS and ENDS"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 12-05-19  (10:30 am – 1:30 pm)  Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home Inc., 1504 North Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA 23970

  • "OSHA Climbing the Compliance Mountain"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 11-20-19  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Whitley’s Funeral Home, 1748 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard, Kannapolis, NC 28083
  • 11-20-19  (8:00 am – 10:00 am)  Heritage Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 4431 Old Monroe Road, Indian Trail, NC 28079
  • 11-21-19  (8:30 am – 10:30 am)  Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 846 E. Stagecoach Trail, Fallston, NC 28042
  • 12-04-19  (7:30 am – 9:30 am)  Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 1200 Benson Road, Garner, NC 27529
  • 12-05-19  (8:30 am – 10:30 am)  Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home Inc., 1504 North Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA 23970
  • 12-10-19  (8:30 am – 10:30 am)  Howard-Carter Funeral Home, 1608 West Vernon Avenue, Kinston, NC 28504
  • 12-16-19  (9:00 am – 11:00 am)  Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28302

  • Notes regarding reschedule dates
    12-10-19 at Howard-Carter Funeral Home is reschedule date of cancellation of 12-03-19

    12-16-19 at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home is reschedule date of cancellation of 10-29-19



    "OSHA Training – Climbing the Compliance Mountain & Compliance All Stars: Are You the A-Team or F-Troop"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 11-20-19  (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)  Boles Funeral Home, 425 W Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC, 28387
  • 11-20-19  (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)  Boles Funeral Home, 102 N Vance Street, Red Springs, NC 28377

  • 11-20-19 courses:  Seating is very limited and is expected to fill up fast; must pre-register to attend by November 1, 2019

    Contact:  (847) 236-9401   Amy Hunt   or   Stefanie Favia   stefanief@selectedfuneralhomes.org


    "2020 NextGen Seminar"
       (Members $680 / Non-members $150 per CE Hour / Potential for 8.5 Hours)

     
  • 01-26-20 to 01-30-20 (5 day event)  (Various time schedule)  St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino, 858 Frigate Bay Road, Frigate Bay, St. Kitts
  • Contact:  Michael Wilson  (828) 434-5985   mawilson94@charter.net


    "NC Preneed:  Regulations, Ethics, & Consumer Options"
       ($65 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 01-22-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 04-08-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215

  • "Strategies for Preneed and Aftercare Programs"
       ($65 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 12-04-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road (I-85 and Huffman Mill Road – Exit 141), Burlington, NC 27215
  • 12-05-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 1053 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd (SE I-40 and Lenoir-Rhyne Road), Hickory, NC 28602
  • 12-10-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 2300 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054
  • Questions should be directed to sponsor per contact information listed above for appropriate course section. If unable to reach sponsor, call Alice Knowles or Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.