Certificate III in Cemetery and Crematorium Operations

SIF30113

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of skilled operations in a cemetery or crematorium.

Individuals in these roles work relatively autonomously, participate in teams and may coordinate and supervise others. They require discretion and judgement in the provision of service and contingency measures. Knowledge and application of funeral services industry protocols is required when dealing with the bereaved.

These individuals, depending on their expertise, may work in:

  • cemeteries or crematorium, providing sales and customer services and scheduling burial or cremation operations
  • cemeteries, coordinating staff in the preparation and reinstatement of burial sites and associated burial works
  • crematorium, performing cremations.
  • No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    36.7%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    23.3%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers

    13.6%

    Sales Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    44.8%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services

    15.2%

    Other Services
    Retail Trade

    13.7%

    Retail Trade

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    JobTrainer

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Funeral Services Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Cemetery and Crematorium Operations is in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Funeral Services.


    Stream

    Cemetery & Crematoria Operations

    Certificate II

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Stream

    Funeral Operations

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

     


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