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Traineeship

Board Staff Direct Contact Information

ADMINISTRATION

Executive Director
Stephen Davis
(919) 743-5635
Assistant Director
Amy D. Acord
(919) 743-5646 
Administrative Officer 
Karen Loveland
(919) 743-5632
Continuing Education
Glenda Ryan
(919) 743-5642
At-Need Services/ Licensure
Amy D. Acord
(919) 743-5646
Traineeship
Deborah Adams
(919) 743-5636

PRENEED SERVICES

Preneed Program Manager
Paul Richardson
(919) 743-5637
Senior Preneed Services Specialist
Rebecca Williams
(919) 743-5639 
Preneed Services Specialist    
Phyllecia Townsend-Banks    
(919) 743-5641

Traineeship Overview

About Traineeship

The North Carolina Board of Funeral Service is responsible for determining the qualifications of applicants and issuing certificates to those determined to be properly qualified. It is unlawful for any person to practice funeral service, funeral directing, or embalming in North Carolina unless one has been duly licensed.

In order to be licensed to practice in North Carolina, an individual must:

  1. Be of good character and reputation.
  2. Satisfactorily pass the examinations by the Board.
  3. Submit evidence of education.
  4. Pay the required fees.
  5. Successfully complete 12 months of supervised apprenticeship.

Important Documents


Applications and additional forms related to the traineeship program can be found at the link below:
Traineeship Applications and Forms


Contact Information


Mailing address: NCBFS 1033 Wade Avenue, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27605
Telephone: 919-733-9380 (Toll-Free in NC: 800-862-0636)
Email: trainee@ncbfs.org
Fax: 919-733-8271