Qualification details

SIF10113 - Certificate I in Funeral Services (Release 2)


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The Deleted usage recommendation was implemented on 13 June 2017 to describe training components that have no replacement. Enrolments in training components and statements of attainment or qualifications issued before 13 June 2017 are valid. For any components marked as deleted after 13 June 2017, the applicable transition/teach-out periods apply. For specific questions regarding the enrolment, delivery or issuance of a statement of attainment/qualification, please contact your training regulator.
DeletedDeleted from SIF Funeral Services17/Mar/2021

ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 09/Jul/2015
(View details for release 1) 21/Jun/2013


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451399 Funeral Workers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3399-29 Funeral Director 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1103 Personal Services 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Funeral Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451399 Funeral Workers Nec 01/Nov/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3399-29 Funeral Director 01/Nov/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1103 Personal Services 01/Nov/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 21/Jun/2013 
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Modification History

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Imported units from the following training packages updated:

  • BSB Business Services


Revised qualification. Reflects the Standards for Training Packages.

Qualification Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop basic functional knowledge and skills to prepare for work in the funeral services industry.

Individuals at this level undertake a range of simple tasks within a team or work group, under close supervision. The range of technical knowledge and skills is limited.

This qualification is suitable for VET in Schools delivery. It may also serve as a basis for workplace entry training for people seeking vocational experience within the funeral services industry.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

5 units must be completed:

  • 2 core units
  • 3 elective units consisting of units from elsewhere in SIF Funeral Services Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course, first packaged at AQF level 1 or 2. Refer to the AQF packaging of Funeral Services units in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

In all cases, selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core units 


Plan a career in the funeral services industry


Apply basic communication skills

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c2c3131e-4418-4aa3-8ff1-a855c95f7fd6