Cremation


Exclusive Members-only Resources:

2014 NFDA Cremation and Burial Report: Research, Statistics and Projections

Opening a Crematory - Frequently Asked Questions for Funeral Directors


NFDA Cremation Certification
The recognized standard for funeral service professionals, NFDA’s Certified Crematory Operator Program™ covers cremation ethics, crematory operations and maintenance, safety, compliance and liability issues, cremation customer service, and much more.

Whether you currently own or operate a crematory, are thinking of opening one, or want to evaluate a third-party crematory, this training is necessary for your success. 

Visit the NFDA Events page for upcoming seminar dates!

Check back often – new dates and locations are added frequently!


Cremation rates continue to rise nationwide. NFDA members share their thoughts on how the association is helping them better serve families that choose cremation: