The funeral service is made up of a mix of different sized businesses. For example, a small independent firm will employ a limited number of employees who will have responsibility for multiple tasks. Therefore, the skills required for the various tasks will be multiple.
Working for a medium sized business, or within a much larger corporate company, provides the opportunity for a job role to become much more specific.
There are various roles within the funeral service, often categorised as follows:-
The responsibilities of each of these roles are discussed in more detail later on in this training course.