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.
Make plans to attend a program in:
April 12-13, 2017, Ashland, VA (deadline extended - apply by March 29)
May 12-13, 2017, Wheeling, IL (apply by April 28)
October 28-29, 2018, Boston, MA (a pre-convention seminar for the 2017 NFDA Convention)
The seminar and exam are based on the CPC Standards Manual, which qualified candidates receive in advance for study prior to the seminar. Topics include preplanning principles, the FTC Funeral Rule, ethics, funding options, contract standards, attentive listening skills, marketing principles, customer service excellence, consultative sales, and creating meaningful funeral ceremonies. There are 75 multiple-choice questions on the two-hour exam.
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.
Attend a Certified Preplanning Consultant Seminar at No Cost to You!
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.