Upcoming Cremation Certification Programs

Please note: It is the individual participant's responsibility before registering for any NFDA course or event to verify that it is currently approved for CE in the state/province in which the individual is licensed. Schedule subject to change.

Attendees may choose the designation they will earn upon successful completion of the program:

  • CCSP - Certified Cremation Services Provider: For funeral directors and staff that offer cremation services through the use of a third-party crematory
  • CCO - Certified Crematory Operator: For crematory owners and/or operators

Cremation Certification seminars are approved for up to 7 CE hours for in-person and virtual courses by APFSP and most state licensing boards. 

All times shown are local time.

Registration Fees*

In-person, virtual, and online course fees include the comprehensive manual, live or online presentation, exam, scoring, CE processing, and certificate.  In-person seminars also include a continental breakfast and lunch.

NFDA Member   $525 (CE)
Nonmember Funeral Director        $695 (CE)
Non-Funeral Director   $525 (No CE)
Student Member*   $160 (No CE)
U.S. Dollars on U.S. Bank    


*Online registration is not available for students. Call 800-228-6332. Special pricing is available for multiple attendees from the same firm and active-duty military. Call 800-228-6332 for details.

A Message from NFDA

Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, all attendees agree to abide by any and all hygiene, health and safety measures NFDA puts in place to protect attendees and staff during the event including, but not limited to, temperature checks, wearing of facemasks, regular hand sanitation and social distancing rules. You may not attend in-person events if you have at the time of the event or anytime within 14 days before the event any of the following symptoms: a cough, fever, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, flu-like symptoms, gastrointestinal upset or experienced a loss of taste or smell.