Acts & Regulations

A list of the Acts and Regulations which govern the funeral directing and embalming professions.

Applications and professional information

All professional information and forms can now be reviewed and downloaded on this web site. If you have any problems, please contact the office.

CEC Information

Please see our list of pre-approved continuing education credits, including courses available on-line.


Important information and resources for funeral professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic

Education and Apprenticeship

Learn the important benefits and intense career development obtained as a funeral director intern or embalmer’s apprentice. A state-mandated requirement in many regions of the nation, the internship or apprenticeship experience is invaluable.
Funeral Arranging & Directing Certificate at NSCC
Develop the essential skills you need to serve clients and families while apprenticing as a funeral director.
Funeral and Allied Health Services at NSCC
The Funeral and Allied Health Services, Apprenticeship Model Diploma program is available to students who are registered as both funeral director and embalmer apprentices with the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Apprentice Funeral Director Information
Here you will find information on Embalmers and Funeral Directors Board and Apprentice Funeral Director Registration.
Apprenticeship Embalmer Information
Any individual who wants to act as an apprentice embalmer registered in a training program in Nova Scotia.
Exam Policies and Procedures for Apprentices
The purpose of the Exam Committee is to oversee and administer the Board of Registration's written and practical/clinical exams.
Exam Fees
An up-to-date index of examination fees for the funeral profession
Apprenticeship Practicum and Reporting Documentation
Use the Practicum Documentation form for every case you are reporting for Funeral Directing and Embalming.