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Protect Your Families and Your Firm: Earn Your Cremation Certification from NFDA

NFDA's cremation certification program was developed for all funeral professionals – not just operators – and, with the increasing rate of cremation, it's more important than ever for you to be fully prepared to serve families that choose cremation. Don't miss your chance to earn the respected Certified Crematory Operator (CCO) designation from NFDA. Join your colleagues for the August 5 seminar in Birmingham, Alabama. There's still time to register in advance; however, onsite registration will be available.

cco-button-215x100_2The NFDA CCO program is taught by two licensed funeral directors and covers everything you need to know in order to knowledgably and ethically provide cremation services to families. Topics that are covered include:

  • Cremation ethics
  • Serving cremation families
  • Written authorizations
  • Cremation process and procedures
  • Shipping cremated remains
  • Liability and risk avoidance
  • Public and community relations

For more information or to register, call your personal member services representative at 800-228-6332 or click the link below:

August 5, Birmingham, Alabama
Seminar Location: Jefferson State Community College – Jefferson Campus, Lurleen Hall – Room 300, 2601 Carson Road, Birmingham, Alabama
Host: Jefferson State Community College

September 10, Brookfield, Wisconsin
Seminar Location: NFDA Headquarters, 13625 Bishops Drive, Brookfield, Wisconsin
Host: NFDA

September 15, Carterville, Illinois
Seminar Location: Carterville Community Center, 120 N. Greenbriar Road, Carterville, Illinois
Host: Egyptian Funeral Directors Association

October 17, Indianapolis, Indiana
Seminar Location: Indiana Convention Center, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana
In conjunction with the NFDA International Convention & Expo

November 3, Riverton, Utah
Seminar Location: Larkin Mortuary, 3688 West 12600 South, Riverton/Salt Lake City, Utah
Host: Larkin Mortuary

November 4, Riverton, Utah
Seminar Location: Larkin Mortuary, 3688 West 12600 South, Riverton/Salt Lake City, Utah
Host: Larkin Mortuary

  
Want to Bring the CCO Program to Your State in 2015 or 2016?

Hosting the NFDA CCO Program couldn't be easier; NFDA takes care of all of the work, including collecting registrations and applying for continuing education from your state board; NFDA will also help you with marketing the program to funeral directors in your state. If you would like to see this program come to your state, please contact NFDA Senior Vice President of Cremation Services Mike Nicodemus at 800-228-6332.