School of Undertaking

The School of Undertaking
How to become an Undertaker

There are few jobs that will always be around regardless of the economy, but one of those is undertaking and funeral directors. It is great that people are on average starting to live longer but one day, the inevitable will happen to us all and at that point families and friends will look to professional undertakers to help take care of the funeral plans.

Our school of undertaking will teach you a new career that could provide you with a job for life.

It might not have crossed your mind before but there are many different elements to being an undertaker. Our school will guide you through each phase and teach you all you need to know to become a professional undertaker in Spain.

1) Theory
This is one of the most important parts of the entire job. You need to understand exactly what is involved and what is expected of you. Our 400 page manual and teaching techniques will help you learn what you need to before moving on to more practical part of the job.

2) Seminars
Next you will attend regular seminars to watch and learn everything from the documentation side of deaths and burials to things like embalming etc

3) Practice
At some stage you need to learn how to handle and be around a deceased body and that is what this stage will teach you. You will learn how to prepare the body for viewing such as sewing up, washing, dressing and even make-up.

4) Hands on Experience
After all of the other stages it is time to get some real experience and work at the undertakers, covering all aspects of the job, including dealing with grief stricken families and friends.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming an undertaker here in Spain then please get in touch about our School of Undertaking and we will be happy to give you more information.

Costa Funeral Services
Costa Funeral Services
Costa Funeral Services

Contact us by email or call us at our National and International assistance telephone and we will assist you immediately (Phone 24 hours / 365 days)

951 31 50 20


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