Apprenticeship Step 1 - Certified Apprenticeship

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

  1. Request an Official College Transcript(s) (Transcripts must come directly from the college and/or university)
  2. Complete a BCI & FBI Criminal Background Check. The results must be sent to the Board's office and must be sent from the Ohio Attorneys Office. (CLICK HERE FOR LOCATIONS)
  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 boards available license applications, at the bottom of the list choose "Certified Funeral Director Apprenticeship".
  5. Complete the application questions and upload the requested documents, including the Master's Certificate.
  6. Pay the online Application Fee

  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

 

Funeral Director Quarterly Report Form

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

Instructions - Labeling and Uploading Quarterly Reports (Funeral Director Only)

Funeral Director Quarterly Report Form

Quarterly Report Schedule Worksheet (Funeral Director Only)

Master's Quarterly Report Form

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

Master Quarterly Report Form

Apprenticeship End - 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 Funeral Directing Cases Form

Additional Training Affidavit Form

Master Checklist of Required Tasks Form

Termination Form 

Upload a Recent Photo of Yourself