IFD College – Foundation Funeral Practitioner Course in Gainsborough on 14th September

Event Date: 14th September 2017

The Health & Safety for Funeral Staff is also taking place on the same day, from 13.00 to 16.00 so students may take both courses in one day.




9.30 – 12.30

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at anyone employed in the funeral service.


The learner is assessed by verbal questioning, simple written assignments / workbooks and observations.


Unit 1:

  • Take the initial information
  • Advise clients about certification and documentation following a death Create and maintain effective working relationships
  • Take accurate measurements of the deceased in preparation for coffin making.

Unit 2:

  • Prepare the viewing room
  • Make visual checks of coffin/casket
  • Make visual checks of the deceased to ensure the deceased is properly prepared
  • Ensure the mourners are treated with respect and dignity

Find out more

Visit the IFD College website to read the course prospectus or contact Corinne at SAIF Business Centre on 0345 230 6777.


The IFD College offers SAIF members 10% discount on the unit cost.

Additional courses

Additional courses can be arranged if sufficient students express an interest in a course in an area.  Please contact the College Administrator on 01279 726777 or by email at Corinne@saif.org.uk.