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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:  Jennifer Head   jennifer@cremationassociation.org


"Crematory Operations Certification Program"
   ($495/$595 / 8 Hours)

 
  • 10-09-19  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Albany, NY
  • 10-22-19  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  Atlanta, GA
  • 11-13-19  (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)  National Museum of Funeral History, 415 Barren Springs Drive, Houston, TX 77090
  • Contact:  Emma Allen  emma@emmasallen.com


    "Group Life Insurance"
       (No Fee / 2 Hours)

     
  • 11-05-19  (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)  Trice Funeral Home, 127 N West Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

  • Please RSVP by November 1 by calling Trice Funeral Home:  919- 552-2888

    Contact:  Anthony Worley   (910) 592-8175


    "Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity Seminar"
       ($40 / 4 Hours)

     
  • 10-07-19  (8:30 am to 2:00 pm, one hour lunch break)  Embassy Suites – Hilton Wilmington Riverfront, 9 Estell Lee Place, Wilmington, NC 28401

  • Currently enrolled Mortuary Students free with proof of enrollment

      Includes the following discussion:
    1. The Lost Art of Embalming:  The Extreme Difficult Case
    2. Embalming Techniques for Various Scenarios

    Contact:  Kimberly Allen   allenk@faytechcc.edu


    "Critical Thinking Within Everyday Funeral Service"
       ($50 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 10-15-19  (10 am to 3 pm)  Fayetteville Technical Community College, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
  • Contact:  Cheryl V. Anderson  (704) 982-6313  info@kelseyfh.com


    "T. E. White Sr. Continuing Education Seminar"
       ($50 / 5 Hours)

     
  • 09-23-19  (9:00 am – 3:30 pm)  Rowan Public Library, 201 West Fisher Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
  • 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:  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:  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
  • 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:  Robert Murphy   (704) 846-3771


    "Rules & Regulations – What’s New!"
       ( Member: $40, Non Member: $60, food & drinks included / 2 Hours)

     
  • 09-25-19  (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm)  Heritage Funeral Home, 3700 Forest Lawn Drive, Matthews, NC 28104

  •           Instructor: NCBFS Inspector, Brett Lisenbee

    Contact:  Dean Jones  jonesmovie@aol.com


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

     
  • 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   twila@regulatorysupportservices.com


    "FTC: Special Services and Telephone Shoppers"
       ($150 / 1 Hour)

     
  • 10-09-19  (10:30 am - 11:30 am)  Posey Funeral Directors, 1307 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841

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

     
  • 09-24-19  (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)  Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 South 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403

  •           09-24-19 is reschedule date of cancellation of 09-05-19 due to Hurricane Dorian
    "OSHA Climbing the Compliance Mountain"
       ($150 / 2 Hours)

     
  • 09-24-19  (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)  Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 South 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403

  •           09-24-19 is reschedule date of cancellation of 09-05-19 due to Hurricane Dorian

  • 10-09-19  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Posey Funeral Directors, 1307 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, SC 29841
  • 10-22-19  (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)  Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham Chapel, 1113 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
  • 10-22-19  (8:30 am - 10:30 am)  Gentry-Newell & Vaughn Funeral Home, 503 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565
  • 10-23-19  (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)  Clements Funeral Service, 1105 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
  • 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:  Michael Wilson  (828) 434-5985


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

     
  • 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
  • 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.