The NFDA Certified Preplanning Consultant (CPC) designation is the only national certification program in the specialized field of advance funeral planning. It sets you apart from the competition, increases consumer confidence and helps promote preplanning in your community.
Don't miss the next month's NFDA CPC certification seminar, taking place June 28-29 in Peoria, IL. The application deadline for this program is June 14 - apply now!
Upon application approval, you’ll receive the CPC Standards Manual to study prior to attending the seminar, covering preplanning principles, the Funeral Rule, ethics, funding options, contract standards, attentive listening, marketing principles, customer service excellence, consultative sales, and creating meaningful funerals.
The CPC Seminar is a mix of facilitator-led review and peer discussion of the entire manual to help you prepare for the certification exam. The exam is given the following morning.
Can't make the certification seminar in Peoria? Apply for our program taking place October 13-14 in Salt Lake City, UT (NFDA preconvention seminar).
Can't get away for a seminar? NFDA offers a convenient correspondence option that you can complete at home. Call NFDA at 800-228-6332 for more information.You may download a CPC correspondence program application here.
For more information about the CPC program, including eligibility requirements, visit www.nfda.org/cpc or call NFDA 800-228-6332.
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The Funeral Service Foundation has launched the Foundation ’45 Awards, which are offered on the premise that access to solid education and resources can help you propel your career to the next level. The awards include the new Career Development Awards!
This year, the Foundation will allocate up to 60 Career Development Awards to licensed funeral directors across the profession. Career Development Awards underwrite registration fees for a single NFDA Cremation Certification, Arranger Training or Certified Preplanning Consultant training seminar of your choosing.
For more information about the Foundation ’45 Awards and to submit your name for a Career Development Award, visit the Funeral Service Foundation website.
The Foundation will accept names throughout the year. Career Development Award recipients will be drawn at-random from among all who enter in April, June and October. Recipients will have one year to redeem their career award.