#202, 5405 - 99 Street
Edmonton, AB T6E 3N8
Phone: 780-412-1310
Fax: 780-413-0076

Starting in the Profession

Getting Started

Have you always wondered what it takes to become a funeral director in Alberta? In this area, you will find information on the steps you need to take to become a licensed funeral director. As the future progresses, the funeral profession requires more and more professionals to help in the grieving and funeral arrangement process. However you decide to proceed, we at the Alberta Funeral Service Association wish you all the best in your future endeavours.



There are two colleges that offer education in the Funeral Director/Embalmer profession that are recognized by The Alberta Funeral Services Regulatory Board (AFSRB) for licensing in Alberta.  Please contact other provincial regulatory bodies for licensing requirements.

For further information regarding Careers in Funeral Service, please contact:

Mount Royal University - Lincoln Park Campus

4825 Richard Rd. S.W.
Calgary, AB  T3E 6K6
Phone: 403.440.5556
Fax: 403.440.6670
Email: fde@mtroyal.ca
Website: http://conted.mtroyal.ca/funeral


Canadian College of Funeral Service

Unit #1 - 1596 Regent Avenue West
Suite #360 
Winnipeg, MB  R2C 4H4
Phone: 888.797.9941
Website:  www.ccfs.ca