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Classroom Courses

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Classroom Continuing Education Courses

After NCBFS-Sponsored Courses, Classroom Listings Are Categorized Alphabetically Per Sponsor

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

Contact:  Steve Ertzberger   (704) 460-4425


"Don't Become Tomorrow's Gossip"
   ($50 / 5 Hours)

 
  • 11-11-22  (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)  Heritage Funeral Service, 1507 Main Street East, Valdese, NC 28690
  • Contact:  Kimberly Allen   910-678-0033


    "Funeral Service — What's Coming Down the Pike"
       ($60 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 10-11-22  (10:00 AM – 3:00 PM)  Fayetteville Technical Community College, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
  • Contact:  Glenda Stansbury   405-810-9501


    "Celebrant Training 2022"
       (17 Hours)

     
  • 2022  Various locations

  • Please check with sponsor, as many trainings have been rescheduled or canceled. These dates reflect tentative plans depending on the pandemic.

    Contact:  Sanchez Burns and Christie Moore   770-969-0064


    " Robert's Rules In Motion"
       (Convention Fee / 1 Hour)

     
  • 10-24-22  (08:30 am - 09:30 am)  Hilton, 1031 Virginia Avenue, Hapeville, GA 30354

  • "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion"
       (Mtg Fee / 2 Hours)

     
  • 10-24-22  (02:00 pm - 04:00 pm)   Hilton, 1031 Virginia Avenue, Hapeville, GA 30354
  • Contact:  Jackie Ellis   262-789-1880  


    "NFDA Arranger Training Program — 2022 (In Person/Virtual)"
       (8 Hours)

     
  • January — December 2022 (Various dates throughout the year)   Various Locations

  • * * * OFFERED BOTH AS IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL COURSE * * * MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    https://portal.nfda.org/Education/Arranger-Training

    "NFDA Cremation Certification Program — 2022 (In Person/Virtual)"
       (7 Hours)

     
  • January — December 2022 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • * * * OFFERED BOTH AS IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL COURSE * * * MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    http://www.nfda.org/education/cremationcertification

    Contact:  Jackie Ellis (262) 789-1880 or (800) 228-6332 Ext. 1568


    "2022 NFDA International Convention & Expo Educational Sessions"
     
  • 10-09-22 to 10-12-22   The Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

  • Sunday, October 9, 2022 — 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
    1. Extreme Restorative Case Solutions: "What to Do and Use" (4 CEU)

    Sunday, October 9, 2022 — 11:30 am to 12:30 pm — Concurrent Sessions
    1. Boost Preneed Sales with a Before I Die Festival (1 CEU)
    2. Online Deathcare: Evolving Customer Expectations (1 CEU)
    3. Death in Color: Understanding Black American Funeral Culture (1 CEU)
    4. New Sustainable Disposition Options (1 CEU)
    5. Understanding the Millennial Professional (1 CEU)

    Sunday, October 9, 2022 — 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm — Concurrent Sessions
    1. Ethical Issues: Where Do I Draw the Line? (1 CEU)
    2. Design Inspiration for Funerals (1 CEU)
    3. Grief, Humor and Healing (1 CEU)
    4. Creating Meaningful Cremation Rituals (1 CEU)
    5. Embalming: Let's Do Better (1 CEU)

    Sunday, October 9, 2022 — 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm — Concurrent Sessions
    1. Navigating OSHA: Upside Potential and Downside Risk (1 CEU)
    2. Distracted Driving: What is Important to You? (1 CEU)
    3. The Price is Right: How to Compete on Service (1 CEU)
    4. Live Streaming 2.0 (1 CEU)
    5. From Legislative to Legal (1 CEU)

    Monday, October 10, 2022 — 7:30 am to 8:30 am
    1. What the Heck Should I Do with All This Tech? (1 CEU)

    Monday, October 10, 2022 — Concurrent Sessions (7:30 am - 9:30 am)
    1. Suicide Death and Risk in a Post-COVID World (2 CEU)
    2. Dover Port Mortuary Full Body Wrap Demonstration (2 CEU)
    3. Cracking the Code to What Customers Crave (2 CEU)

    Tuesday, October 11, 2022 — Concurrent Sessions (9:45 am - 10:45 am)
    1. Funeral Rule Compliance and Update on the FTC Rule Review (1 CEU)
    2. Standing for Something Larger Than Yourself (1 CEU)
    3. When Words Aren't Enough (1 CEU)
    4. Closing the Deal: Growth by Acquisition (1 CEU)
    5. Caring for Donors (1 CEU)

    Tuesday, October 11, 2022 — Concurrent Sessions (12:30 pm - 2:00 pm)
    1. Recruitment & Retention Strategies for Funeral Homes (1.5 CEU)
    2. The Defense Never Rests (1.5 CEU)

    Wednesday, October 12, 2022 — Concurrent Sessions (8:00 am - 9:00 am)
    1. Crossing and Closing the Experience-Perception Gap (1 CEU)
    2. Five Keys to Cremation Success (1 CEU)
    3. The EPA and How the NFDA Formaldehyde Exposure Study Will Impact the Future of Funeral Service (1 CEU)
    4. How Can I Help? (1 CEU)

    Wednesday, October 12, 2022 — 8:00 am - 9:30 am)
    1. Family Assisted Dress Experience (1.5 CEU)

    Contact:  Twila Dickerson   (804) 784-7347


    "OSHA Covering All the Bases with OSHA Workplace Safety"
       (Contact sponsor for fee -- Last Day to Register for Class is October 13, 2022 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 10-20-22  (06:00 pm - 08:00 pm)  Lane Tree Golf Club, 2317 Salem Church Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530
  • Contact:  Sally L. Belanger   207-841-6330


    "2022 Dodge Technical Institute - Las Vegas"
     
  • 11-10-22 to 11-11-22  Flamingo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

    • Includes the following Educational Workshops on Thursday, November 10, 2022:
    1. Establishing a Functional Prep Room (Lecture and PowerPoint Presentation) (1 CEU)
    2. 50 Years = Lots of Helpful Embalming Tips (Lecture and PowerPoint Presentation) (1 CEU)
    3. Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, Oh My! (1 CEU)
    4. Formaldehyde-Free Embalming (Lecture and PowerPoint Presentation) (1 CEU)
    5. The Final Touch (Lecture & PowerPoint Presentation) (1 CEU)
    6. Advanced Decomposition Embalming & Reconstruction (1 CEU)


      Includes the following Educational Workshops on Friday, November 11, 2022:
    1. Responding to a Major Disaster (1 CEU)
    2. Infectious Diseases Around the World in 2022 (1 CEU)
    3. Cosmetics on an Advanced Decomposition Case (Lecture & PowerPoint Presentation) (1 CEU)

    Contact:  Sally Belanger   207-841-6330


    "The Dodge 2022 Wreaths Across America Project"
       ($525.00 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-15-22  (9:00 am - 3:30 pm)  U. S. Port Mortuary, Armed Forces Mortuary Operations, Dover, Delaware 19902
  • Contact:  Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985   mawilson94@charter.net


    " The Funeral Industry:  Traditions, Trends, and Funding"
       ($75   (lunch is included) / 5 Hours)

     
  • 10-04-22  (9:00 AM – 2:30 PM)  Hickory Funeral Home, 1031 Eleventh Avenue, Hickory NC 28602
  • Contact:  Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985   mawilson94@charter.net


    "The Funeral Industry: Traditions, Trends, and Funding"
       ($75   (lunch is included) / 5 Hours)

     
  • 12-09-22  (9:00 AM – 2:30 PM)  Golden Corral, 2300 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054
  • 12-16-22  (9:00 AM – 2:30 PM)  Golden Corral, 1031 Eleventh Avenue, Hickory, NC, 28602

  • Questions should be directed to sponsor per contact information listed above for appropriate course section. If unable to reach sponsor, call Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.