“We believe that the practice of professional embalming is in the interest of public health and will promote embalming to the best of their ability. Treat all human bodies with respect and dignity. Guarantee a completely confidential relationship with those they serve.”

Want to know more?

As we are an Association, we are not in the position to offer advice regarding recruitment for funeral homes or Embalming positions in particular. We can advise you that there is no requirement to have a qualification prior to entering the industry and however courses are only available once you are employed in the industry.

There is currently no shortage of Embalmers or Funeral Directors in Australia and seeking employment in this area is just as challenging to enter as any other career, therefore we would suggest that you compile a comprehensive resume and submit it to funeral homes.

You may wish to refer to our other website www.afda.org.au to find a list of the Australian Funeral Directors Association members.

Recommended Providers
Funeral Industry Development Australia (FIDA) and Mortuary & Funeral Educators (MFE)

Funeral Industry Development Australia (FIDA)

189 Boundary Road (PO Box 251)
Phone: (03) 9328 3999
Email: wgoy@tobinbrothers.com.au
Web: www.fida.com.au

Mortuary & Funeral Educators (MFE)

214 Lorimer Street
Phone: (03) 8398 4333
Email: Pnelson@nelsonbros.com.au
Web: www.mfeducators.com

Overseas Residents

For information on relocating to Australia please refer to the Australian Govt website.  http://www.immi.gov.au

You should be aware that there is currently no shortage of Embalmers or Funeral Directors in Australia and these occupations are not on the skilled occupation list, which makes it very difficult to relocate to Australia.

For further information, please see our brochure: