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Classroom Courses

In response to the public health crisis associated with the Coronavirus, the NC Board of Funeral Service has closed the office suite at 1033 Wade Avenue in Raleigh, NC to visitors until further notice. Board staff are also subject to telework arrangements and not on-site unless necessary. Even though we are taking all necessary precautions to assure our safety and well-being during this time of crisis, we are continuing our services to licensees and the public through emails and telephone calls. We appreciate your patience and regret any inconvenience to you. Please check the Coronavirus Advisory page on this website for information on the impact of the virus on the funeral service profession. Licensees should check email accounts for daily advisories from the Board regarding critical information pertaining to funeral service. Thank you.

Classroom Continuing Education Courses


 

Classroom Courses Sponsored Outside of NCBFS

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

Contact:  Christie Carpenter   (770) 445-3180   staff@ageg.org


"2020 Annual Clinic"
   (10 Hours)

 
  • 08-24-20 to 08-26-20  Forsyth, Georgia    * * * CANCELLED * * *   

  • Webinars will be offered for some course content. Please check back soon. Details will be posted when confirmed.

    Contact:  Jennifer Werthman   jennifer@cremationassociation.org   (312) 245-1077


    "CANA’s Crematory Operations Certification Program"
       ($495 Member/$595 Nonmember / 8 Hours (6 in-person, 2 online))

     
  • 08-05-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
  • 09-16-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042
  • 10-08-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Holiday Inn Express, 16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
  • 11-10-20  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX 77090

  • See Online course options at https://www.cremationassociation.org/page/COCP

    Contact:  Bruce Rice   (828) 779-2810 / brice@ihlic.com


    "Professionalism & Knowledge in Handling Death Claims and Grief "
       ($40 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 07-15-20  (09:00 am to 4:15 pm, lunch noon to 1:00 pm)  Anders-Rice Funeral Home, 1428 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806

  •         * * * MUST PRE-REGISTER * * *

           Visit website:  www.andersrice.com

    Contact:  Cole Warner   (336) 475-5444   cwarner@hospiceofdavidson.org


    "Grief Counseling: The Best Clinical, Practical and Integrative Skills & Interventions"
       ($50 / 6 Hours)

     
  • 10-08-20 *** RESTRUCTURED AS WEBINAR ***   MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW.  

    https://ncbfs.org/licensee-resources/continuing-education/webinars/
  • Contact:  Glenda Stransbury   405-810-9501


    "Certified Funeral Celebrants"
       (Contact Sponsor ($900-$1200) / Potential for 17 Hours)

     
  • 07-17-20 to 07-22-20 (3 day event)  * * * * CANCELLED * * * *  Atlanta, GA / ICCFA University   
  • 08-11-20 to 08-13-20 (3 day event)  * * * * CANCELLED * * * *  Minneapolis, MN / MFDA   
  • 09-21-20 to 09-23-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Moncton NB / NB Funeral Service Association
  • 09-28-20 to 09-30-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Oklahoma City, OK / InSight Institute
  • 10-16-20 to 10-18-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  New Orleans, LA / NFDA
  • 10-27-20 to 10-29-20 (3 day event)  (Various Time Schedule)  Albany, NY / NYSFDA
  • Contact:  Jackie Ellis   262-789-1880   jellis@nfda.org


    "2020 NFDA Embalming and Restorative Arts Seminar (September 2020)"
       ( Member:   $250 ($200 before 8/18/20)   /   Nonmember:   $400 ($350 before 8/18/20)   /   9.25 Hours)

     
  • 09-17-20 - 09-18-20   (2 day event)  (Thursday, September 17 — 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   /   Friday, September 18 — 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. )  

    Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science 5808 Baum Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA

  • "NFDA Arranger Training Program - 2020"
       (10 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2020 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations

  • "NFDA Cremation Certification Program – 2020"
       (7 Hours)

     
  • January - December 2020 (Various dates throughout the year)  Various Locations
  • Contact:  Dennis E. Parnell   (252) 203-3192   dennis.parnell@ncsafetyconference.com


    "OSHA Compliance Guidance for Funeral Service"
       ($50/person / 5 Hours)

     
  • 11-16-20  (11:00 am – 4:30 pm)  Jerome's Steak & Seafood, 4904 Main Street, Shallotte, NC, 28470

  • * * * ALSO OFFERED AS WEBINAR/VIRTUAL ZOOM WORKSHOP ON 08-10-20 * * * — MORE DETAILS AT LINK BELOW:

    https://ncbfs.org/licensee-resources/continuing-education/webinars/
    "Safety for Funeral Service"
       ($50 per person / 5 Hours)

     
  • 10-12-20  (1:00 pm to 6:00 pm)  Cornerstone Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 1052 S. First Street Nashville, NC 27856
  • Contact:  Twila Dickerson   (804) 784-7347


    "FTC Trivia A Back to Basics, Words Matter-The Language We Use and Effective Communication w/ Families we serve, and Americans w/Disabilty Act Compliance"
       ($150 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 07-08-20  (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 07-09-20  (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

  • "OSHA Training - Workplace Safety It's No Laughing Matter"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 07-08-20  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 271003
  • 07-09-20  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, 3315 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • 07-09-20  (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm)  Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 1300 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534
  • 07-20-20  (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)  Groce Funeral Home, 1401 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806
  • 07-23-20  (8:30 am to 10:30 am)  Lady's Funeral Home, 268 N. Cannon Boulevard, Kannapolis, NC 28083
  • Contact:  Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985


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

     
  • 07-16-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, fee = $55)  Penland Family Funeral Service, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC 28778

  •             Visit website:   penlandfamilyfuneralhome.com


  • 07-22-20  Burlington, NC   *** CANCELLED ***
  • 09-09-20  ( 9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Sunset Restaurant, 498 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734
  • 09-21-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 4928 Khan Drive, Lumberton, NC 28358
  • 09-25-20   Swannanoa, NC     *** CANCELLED ***     
  • 10-07-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 11-12-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, fee = $55)  Penland Family Funeral Service, 125 South Avenue, Swannanoa, NC 28778
  • 12-02-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 12-10-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, I-40 and Lenoir Rhyne Blvd., Hickory, NC 28601
  • 12-14-20  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 2300 East 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 Glenda Ryan at (919) 733-9380.