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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:  Anahi Mondragon   (910) 592-1131


"Death Registration"
   (No Fee / 3 Hours)

 
  • 07-23-19  (01:00 pm - 04:00 pm)  Sampson County Health Department, 360 County Complex Road, Clinton, NC 28328
  • Contact:  David Clark  dclark@ihlic.com


    "Ethics for Funeral Professionals"
       ($20 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 07-30-19  (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)  Quality Inn, 101 Plaza Parkway, Lexington, NC 27292

  • "Preneed Contracts on Funeral Goods and Services"
       ($20 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 07-30-19  (1:00 pm - 4:15 pm)  Quality Inn, 101 Plaza Parkway, Lexington, NC 27292
  • Contact:  Debbie Fritts  dfritts@hospiceofdavidson.org


    "Grief and Trauma Intervention for Children"
       ($85 / 5.5 Hours)

     
  • 10-10-19  (9:00 am – 3:30 pm, with break 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)  119 West Third Event Center, J. Smith Young YMCA, 119 West Third Avenue, Lexington, NC 27292
  • Contact:  Jessica S. Riddlesperger   (512) 334-5504


    "Educating the Families You Serve About the “WHY” of the Funeral"
       ( Member:  $599 / Nonmember:  $699 / 8.5 Hours)

     
  • 10-25-19 to 10-26-19  (2 day event)  (5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm)  Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Contact:  Brandon Sapp   membership@nfdma.com


    "2019 NFDMA Annual Convention"
       (Fees vary for members & non-members / 15 Hours possible, some courses overlap. Contact Brandon Sapp for details.)

     
  • 08-04-2019 to 08-07-2019 (4 day event)  Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, 64 South Water Street, Mobile, AL 36602
  • Contact:  Jackie Ellis   jellis@nfda.org


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

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

  • "2019 NFDA International Convention & Expo"
       ( NFDA Members:  $670  /  Non-Members:  $970 / 53.5 Hours Offered)

     
  • 10-27-19 to 10-30-19 (4 day event)  McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

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

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

  • "NFDA Embalming and Restorative Arts Seminar"
       ( NFDA Members: $225 ($250 after 7-16-19) / Non-Members: $375 ($400 after 7-16-19) / 9 Hours)

     
  • 08-15-19 to 08-16-19 (2 day event)  (Thursday, August 15:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm   /   Friday, August 16:   8:30 am - 11:45 am)  
          John A. Gupton College, 1616 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Contact:  Sally L. Belanger  (207) 841-6330  sallybelanger@comcast.net


    "2019 BIE Professional Enrichment Conference – “Education & Explanation”"
       ( Sliding Scale Fee:  Contact Sponsor for details / Potential for 5 Hours)

     
  • 09-17-19   (Three courses offered between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm)  Cincinnati College of Embalming (CCMS), 645 North Bend Road Cincinnati, OH 45224
  • Contact:  Dean Jones  jonesmovie@aol.com


    "Cosmetic Restoration Techniques"
       ($250 per person/Discounts available for groups of 5 or more / 5 Hours)

     
  • 08-20-19  (10:00 am – 4:15 pm)  Alamance Community College, 1304 Plaza Drive, Burlington, NC 27215
  • 09-20-19  (10:00 am – 4:15 pm)  Alamance Community College, 1304 Plaza Drive, Burlington, NC 27215

  • Other dates available by arrangement with sponsor

    Contact:  Twila Dickerson   (804) 784-7347


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

     
  • 08-05-19  (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)  Groce Funeral Home, 1401 Patton Avenue, Asheville NC 28806
  • 08-08-19  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home, 106 Cherryville Road, Shelby, NC 28150
  • 08-09-19  (9:00 am - 11:00 am)  Gregory Funeral Service, 601 North York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
  • Contact:  Stefanie Favia  stefanief@selectedfuneralhomes.org


    "2019 101st Annual Meeting"
       ( Members: $699  /  Nonmembers: $150 per CE Hour / Possible 9 Hours)

     
  • 09-23-19 to 09-26-19 (4 day event)  (Various time schedule)  JW Marriott Nashville, 201 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
  • Contact:  Kerry Glenn  kerry@smoakpr.com


    " Loving from the Outside In, Mourning from the Inside Out"
       (Free / 2 Hours)

     
  • 09-24-19  (6:45 pm - 9:00 pm)  Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607

  • "Exploring the Paradoxes of Mourning: Enhancing Your Understanding of Three Forgotten Truths"
       ($25 / 3 Hours)

     
  • 09-25-19  (8:45 am - 12:00 pm)  Greenville Convention Center, 1 Exposition Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
  • Contact:  Andrea VanSlyke   (704) 577-2011


    "OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogens Training"
       (No Fee / 1 Hour)

     
  • 08-28-19  (8:30 am – 9:30 am)  Hartsell Funeral Home, 460 Branchview Drive NE, Concord, NC 28025
  • Contact:  Michael Wilson   (828) 434-5985


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

     
  • 07-24-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road (I-85 and Huffman Mill Road – Exit 141), Burlington, NC 27215
  • 10-02-19  (9:00 am - 3:20 pm, lunch included)  Golden Corral, 3108 Garden Road (I-85 and Huffman Mill Road – Exit 141), Burlington, NC 27215
  • 12-04-19  (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
  • Contact:  Matt Staton  matt.powlesfh@gmail.com


    "2019 OSHA Update for Funeral Homes"
       ( NFDA Member:  $75  /  Non Employees:  $150  /  3 Hours)

     
  • 08-29-19  (8:00 am – 11:00 am)  Powles Staton Funeral Home, 913 West Main Street, Rockwell, NC 28138
  • 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.