Funeral Worker ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

VICNSWQLDSAWATASNTACT
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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/funeral-workers?occupationCode=4513

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Funeral Workers prepare bodies for viewing and burial, arrange and conduct funerals, and perform other specialist funereal services.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • interviewing families and associates of the deceased to assist with funeral arrangements such as the selection of coffin, type of service and publication of death notices
  • advising on funeral costs and welfare provisions
  • collecting bodies from mortuaries
  • ensuring death certificates have been issued, burial and cremation certificates processed and that other legal requirements are met
  • preparing bodies for viewing and burial by washing, draining body fluids, applying padding and cosmetics, dressing bodies and placing them in coffins
  • liaising with clergy and cemetery and crematorium staff
  • coordinating the movement of coffins and funeral cars, arranging floral displays and collecting attendance and tribute cards
  • arranging the placement of coffins at funeral sites, and placing and adjusting floral displays and lighting
  • keeping records and accounts of transactions and services performed
  • may arrange the construction of memorials and the disposal of ashes

 

451311 Funeral Director ANZSCO

Plans and coordinates arrangements for funerals according to the wishes of the deceased or their relatives. Registration or licensing may be required.

Requisite Education for Funeral Director:

The occupation Funeral Director has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

Registration or licensing may be required

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Skill Level: 2

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • Mortician
  • Undertaker

 

451399 Funeral Workers nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Funeral Workers not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing may be required.

Requisite Education for Funeral Workers nec:

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Registration or licensing may be required

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Occupations in this group include:

  • Embalmer
  • Funeral Director’s Assistant

Caveat 10:

The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).

 


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