Apprenticeship Step 1 - Certified Apprenticeship

An individual seeking to apply for an apprenticeship as an Embalmer and Funeral Director, must complete and submit the following items to the Board:
 

  1. Request an Official College Transcript(s)
    (The Board must receive the transcript(s) directly from the college and/or university)
  2. Complete a BCI & FBI Criminal Background Check from an authorized location.  (CLICK HERE FOR LOCATIONS)
    (The Board must receive the BCI & FBI Criminal Background results directly from the Ohio Attorney General, not from a licensee nor any other entity)
  3. Create an Ohio eLicense account.  (CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS)
  4. Once logged in to your account, click "APPLY FOR A NEW LICENSE". Under Select a License, a drop down will list all of the available license applications, at the very top of the drop down list choose "Certified Embalmer Apprenticeship".  Once the Certified Embalmer Apprenticeship is completed and paid for, 4, 5, and 6 MUST BE COMPLETED AGAIN FOR THE  "Certified Funeral Directors Apprenticeship".
  5. Complete the application questions and upload the requested document, including the Master's Certificate.
  6. Pay the application fee online.

  7. * 4, 5, and 6 MUST BE COMPLETED TWICE IF APPLYING FOR BOTH AN EMBALMERS LICENSE AND A FUNERAL DIRECTORS LICENSE.

    To get started click here - for the eLicense Portal

     

Tasks to be Completed During the Apprenticeship

 

Dual Case Reports

Please download and submit the form to the Board through eLicense. Select "Options" then select "Submit additional documentation."

Instructions - Labeling and Uploading Quarterly Reports (Dual)

Embalmer Case Report Form

Funeral Director Case Report Form

Quarterly Report Schedule Worksheet (Dual)

Master Quarterly Report

Please upload and submit the apprenticeship form into your account created in elicense. Do not mail the form to the Board. Use the "Options" tab to submit additional documentation.

Master Quarterly Report Form

Apprentice Termination/Completion Forms

Please upload and submit the apprenticeship forms and a recent photo of yourself, into your account created in elicense. Do not mail these forms to the Board. Use the "Options" tab on your elicense dashboard, then "Termination of Apprenticeship" and use "Submit Additional Documents" to upload your photo.

Certification of Embalming Cases Form

Certification of Funeral Directing Cases Form

Additional Training Affidavit Form

Master Checklist of Required Tasks Form

Termination Form 

Upload a Recent Photo of Yourself