Certificate III in Funeral Operations

Code:
SIF30313
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Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Entry requirements
No minimum education
Units in this course
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About government-subsidised training

Students may be eligible for government-subsidised training. This is only offered by training providers who have a contract with the Victorian Government to deliver government-subsidised training.

If you're eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of the training.




Finding government-subsidised training

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available. Course availability data is sourced from the Australian Course Information Register.

About Tuition fee-free at TAFE

Courses marked 'Tuition fee-free at TAFE' are on the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative list. This means students who are eligible for government-subsidised training can enrol in one priority course for free at a TAFE Victoria provider in 2019.

Eligibility

Your TAFE will confirm your eligibility when you enrol in a course on the Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative list.

It's important to know that TAFEs may charge other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself.

Before you enrol:

For more information, see Free TAFE for Priority Courses.

About pre-apprenticeship courses

This course is available to study as a pre-apprenticeship. A pre-apprenticeship is a great way to get a feel for the industry before committing to an apprenticeship.

Some pre-apprenticeships can help reduce the length of a formal apprenticeship. This only applies to selected courses approved by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). To find out if this applies to your pre-apprenticeship contact your training provider.

For more information about pre-apprenticeships, see our Pre-Apprenticeships page.

About recognition

The courses shown on the Victorian Skills Gateway website are regulated qualifications under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), or short training programs made up of units of competency from regulated qualifications.

Units
Unit code
Unit title
Unit type
BSBFIA301
Maintain financial records
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BSBFIA301A
Maintain financial records
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BSBRKG304
Maintain business records
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BSBRKG304B
Maintain business records
-
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
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BSBSUS201A
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
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BSBWOR204
Use business technology
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BSBWOR204A
Use business technology
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SIFCBCR010
Exhume burial sites
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SIFCCAC005
Coordinate chapel operations
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SIFCWHS001
Identify hazards and assess risks in a cemetery or crematorium
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SIFCWHS002
Work in confined spaces
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SIFEMWK001
Encoffin deceased persons
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SIFEMWK002
Clean and sterilise mortuary items and equipment
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SIFEMWK003
Determine body preparation requirements
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SIFEMWK004
Coordinate mortuary operations
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SIFEMWK005
Cleanse and disinfect deceased persons
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SIFEMWK006
Set facial features
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SIFEMWK007
Treat abdominal and thoracic cavities
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SIFEMWK008
Dress the deceased and apply cosmetics
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SIFEWHS001
Follow mortuary work health and safety procedures
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SIFFFNL003
Transfer coffins and caskets
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SIFFFNL004
Arrange and oversee viewings
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SIFFFNL005
Arrange funerals
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SIFFFNL006
Arrange intrastate and interstate repatriations
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SIFFFNL007
Arrange international repatriations
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SIFXADQ001
Control and order goods
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SIFXADQ002
Conduct internal quality audits
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SIFXCSS001
Provide service to clients
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SIFXCSS002
Advise on funeral and burial products and services
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SIFXCSS003
Advise on pre-need funeral and burial products and services
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SIFXCSS004
Coordinate interaction with clients
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SIFXIND002
Work effectively in the funeral services industry
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SIFXIND003
Deal with grief responses
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SIFXIND004
Participate in industry networks
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SIFXMGT001
Coordinate teams
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SIFXMGT002
Coordinate staff
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SIFXMPR001
Implement marketing and promotional activities
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SIFXMPR002
Make presentations to community groups
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SIFXWHS001
Follow work health and safety procedures
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SIFXWHS002
Follow infection and contamination control procedures
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SIFXWHS003
Implement and monitor work health and safety procedures
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SISXEMR201A
Respond to emergency situations
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SITXMPR401
Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials
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TAEDEL301A
Provide work skill instruction
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About the fee range
The fee ranges shown are indicative only.

The full fee range does not factor in any government subsidies.

The government-subsidised fee range marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available factors in a Victorian Government subsidy.

The ranges are based on:

  • Estimated tuition fees for the whole of the course with a Victorian Government subsidy 
  • Rates for local students only (not for international)  
  • Available data from the Australian Course Information Register

The fee ranges shown do not factor in concessions or scholarships. They also exclude other fees set by the training provider such as materials, services, and amenities.

All subsidies presented on this site are correct at the time of publication; subsidy information is updated on a monthly basis. To obtain the most accurate quote for the course you’re considering, please contact the training provider directly.

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