How one would become a funeral director? What are the requirements?
Licensing requirements differ from province to province. In Ontario, a licensed funeral director requires a specific educational background. Application must be made to a Funeral Service Education program at a college recognized by the Board of Funeral Services, which is the licensing and regulatory body for the funeral service profession in Ontario.
Several admission requirements must be met for an applicant to be considered:
In Ontario, two colleges offer recognized programs in Funeral Service Education. For more information on funeral service education programs, please contact the colleges directly.
Boreal College (Sudbury)
Internet - www.borealc.on.ca
Tel. (705) 560-6673 or 1-800-361-NORD
Humber College (Toronto)
Internet - www.humberc.on.ca
Tel. (416) 675-5033
For more information on Ontario licensing requirements, please contact the Board of Funeral Services at (416) 979-5450 or 1-800-387-4458