Announcement

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Dallas Institute of Funeral Service is excited to offer an experience to area funeral directors that will give you the opportunity to provide the families you serve with an option that is unique. The Burial at Sea seminar will cover U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy regulations, EPA laws and State-Specific regulations. Information regarding best practices and methods of care will be explained for Funeral Directors wishing to offer this service to their families. Each participant will receive certification in burial at sea, which places their name on an approved list that will be shared with families who contact New England Burials at Sea to arrange for sea disposition. 

burial at sea1This seminar is approved for two hours of CE credit with TFSC. Please contact the Dallas Institute to pre-register. Registration at the door will be available, but please arrive 30 minutes early.

Cost: $50.00
Date: May 17, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Location:  Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
  3909 South Buckner Blvd.
  Dallas, Texas 75227
  Phone: 214.388.5466

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ICCFA Cremation Certification Program Event (Total CEU’s 13.5) at Dallas Institute of Funeral Service
July 11, 2017 – ICCFA Arranger Certification
July 12, 2017 – ICCFA Operator Certification
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service • Dallas, Texas
Learn more hereRegister online Register using this PDF form.

The ICCFA cremation certification program has been offered at the College since 2014. It is open to employees of all cemeteries, funeral homes, crematories and related businesses. Students at Dallas Institute of Funeral Service completing this program will receive two scholarships from Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling. Students from other programs will be given the discounted student rate. Those who attend both days will receive two certification designations:

ICCFA Certified Crematory Operator: Currently required for crematory licensure in a number of states and covers all aspects of crematory operation and maintenance. A 12-chapter Operations Manual is provided. 6 hours CE.

ICCFA Certified Cremation Arranger: This segment will provide education in understanding cremation consumers, how to arrange and create meaningful tribute services, how to create unique options for memorialization and how best to communicate all of this with cremation consumers. The instructors for this segment have proven track records and real-world experience. 7.5 hours CE.

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Students:
In addition to standard courses required for licensure as a funeral director and embalmer, our funeral service program is better preparing our students by providing students at all three Pierce Colleges two certifications: ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certification and the Crematory Operations Certification. This could not have been done without the continued support of our generous donors. More than 480 scholarships were provided last year (2015) by Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for our two ICCFA certifications.

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service would like to thank Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for being willing to invest in students, cultivate learning, inspire discovery, and help our students have access to a future full of possibilities. #ThankaPMCdonor

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Dallas Institute of Funeral Service named a Military Friendly College for 2017

“Better for Veterans” Organizations Identified Across the Country

PITTSBURGH (November 10, 2016)—Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, announced today its list of 2017 Military Friendly® Employers and 2017 Military Friendly® Schools. Significant technological investment into the evaluation process enhanced the breadth of data evaluated, resulting in 210 Military Friendly® Employers and 1,273 Military Friendly® Schools recognized for their support of the military community. For more than a decade, the Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges that provide positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.

To read the full press release, select here.

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IN THE NEWS – PIERCE MORTUARY COLLEGES PARTNERSHIP WITH ICCFA

Through a new partnership, ICCFA will be the exclusive provider of external cremation education to the Pierce Mortuary Colleges at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, Texas; Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Decatur, Georgia; and Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, Indiana. All seniors will attend the two-day Cremation Arranger and Crematory Operator certification programs before graduating. The first of these Pierce Colleges programs will be offered in Jeffersonville, Indiana, February, 2014 at Mid-America College. All students from other colleges and Funeral Directors are welcome to attend!

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480 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PMC STUDENTS

In addition to standard courses required for licensure as a funeral director and embalmer, our funeral service program is better preparing our students by providing students at all three Pierce Colleges two certifications: ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certification and the Crematory Operations Certification. This could not have been done without the continued support of our generous donors. More than 480 scholarships were provided this year by Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for our two ICCFA certifications.

Dallas Institute of Funeral Service would like to thank Wilbert Funeral Services, Inc. and Implant Recycling for being willing to invest in students, cultivate learning, inspire discovery, and help our students have access to a future full of possibilities. #ThankaPMCdonor