Illinois Funeral Directors & Embalmers

Funeral Directors in Illinois are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education every renewal period. Funeral Directors who are also Embalmers in Illinois are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education every renewal period.

NOTE: Only 6 of the 12 hours can be done via home study or online for Funeral Directors; 12 of the 24 hours may be home study for those with both Funeral Directors and Embalmers licenses during a single renewal period.

Once you pass the exam online, you will be able to immediately download and print your completion certificate.

Funeral Service Academy has been approved as a Continuing Education Sponsor by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations.

Course Title Course Link Hrs Buy Now
Recommended Package
Includes Courses 101, 102, 103 and 104 below
see courses below 12 Buy Now $90
101 – Complying with the FTC Funeral Rule View Course PDF

 

3 Buy Now $20
102 – Funeral Home Safety Overview View Course PDF

 

1 Buy Now $10
103 – OSHA Compliance Guidance for Funeral Homes View Course PDF

 

6 Buy Now $45
104 – Safety within Funeral Homes View Course PDF

 

2 Buy Now $15
105 – Grief and Cultural Competence View Course PDF

 

3 Buy Now $20
106 – Grief and Cultural Competence: The African American Diaspora View Course PDF

 

1 Buy Now $10
107 – Grief and Cultural Competence: Hispanic Traditions View Course PDF

 

1 Buy Now $10
108 – Grief and Cultural Competence: Jewish Traditions View Course PDF

 

1 Buy Now $10
109 – Embalming: Diseases and Conditions View Course PDF 3 Buy Now $20
110 – Embalming: Autopsies and Organ/Tissue Donors View Course PDF 1 Buy Now $10

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the course work?

After you purchase the course online, you will be taken to a receipt page which has a link to take the final exam. The link will also be emailed to you. The final exam questions are located at the bottom of certain pages throughout the Course PDF.

You can download the course by clicking on the “View Course PDF” in the course link above.

I received a book in the mail and would like to submit my answers, what do I do?

You must first purchase the course (Click the BUY NOW button to get started). Once you have paid, you will be taken to a receipt page which has a link to take the final exam online. The link will also be emailed to you. The exam online is identical to the exam in your book.

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