Thanatologist Alternative titles: Embalmer, Funeral Director, Assistant Funeral Director, Thanatopractor, Mortician

$21.75/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Welcome grieving families and provide advice for funeral arrangements.
  • Transport the deceased.
  • Manipulate internal organs and tissue of deceased.
  • Restore and prepare deceased for exposal and burial.
  • Coordinate and take part in funeral service.
  • Perform administrative management tasks for funeral home business.

Is it right for you?

  • You are empathetic, discreet and a good listener.
  • You have a good artistic eye and good dexterity.
  • You are sociable and mentally fit.
  • You have a calm disposition.

Have you thought about...


Techniques de thanatologie Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Montréal
Job Placement Rate
Duration of training 2670h
33 months
Are you eligible? Check your eligibility
Want more info? Program details