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The BC Funeral Association provides professional development on a variety of subjects. Working with Consumer Protection BC, we also develop relevant courses that provide licensed funeral directors and embalmers the opportunity to accumulate continuing education credits.


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  • 2024 Education Consultation Session

    Before the AGM kicks off our 2024 Conference, we will be holding an important session to discuss the future of our Education Program. The session will be held 10:45-11:45am on April 30th, 2024 at the Westin Wall Centre. All regular members in good standing are invited to attend the session. Conference registration is NOT required…

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  • 2024/25 Apprenticeship Update

    Education News This year, we are offering 2 intakes to the Embalmer and Funeral Director Apprenticeship Program. The first intake will allow for 25 applicants. A second intake will take place later in the Spring/early Summer dependent on final funding from SkilledTradesBC and allow for a maximum of an additional 15 applicants. Beginning on Thursday,…

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  • February Member News

    Apprenticeship and Education  Our Education Program has been approved by SkilledTradesBC for renewal until 2029.  This allows us to continue the school with the financial assistance of SkilledTradesBC as an Apprenticeship Program.  Our Education Committee has created an ad hoc group who are currently reviewing and rewriting the Apprenticeship Logbook.  We look forward to having…

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  • BCFA In the News

    We are excited to share that our advocacy efforts are starting to be heard. On December 4th, we visited David Galbraith, Deputy Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction to continue our push for an increase in funding for the Provincial Burial Program. A few days later, Global News picked up our story and ran…

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