Apprenticeship Step 1 - REGISTRATION

An individual seeking to apply for an apprenticeship as a Funeral Director, must complete and submit the following items to the Board:
(An individual may register with the board after receiving the required bachelors degree.)

  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 (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" then on the LICENSE SELECTION choose Registration.
  5. Complete the online registration questions and upload the requested documents.
  6. Application Fee
  7. Once the Board receives all of the required documents and approves your registration, you will be issued a registration number via email to proceed to the next step.

  8. * 4, 5,6, AND 7 MUST BE COMPLETED TWICE IF APPLYING FOR BOTH AN EMBALMERS LICENSE AND A FUNERAL DIRECTORS LICENSE.

    To get started click here - Apprentinceship Registration Portal

     

Apprenticeship Step 2 - CERTIFY YOUR START DATE

 

 

YOU MUST HAVE YOUR REGISTRATION NUMBERS WITH YOU BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH THIS NEXT STEP

 

 

After completing the first step, (REGISTRATION) with the Board, an individual seeking to become an apprentice must certify the apprenticeship. Once you have received the registration certificate numbers from the Board, please complete an online apprenticeship certification application, upload the masters certificate, and pay required fee online.

  1. Have your registration numbers ready. Your registration numbers are used for this process.
  2. Login in to your account, click "APPLY FOR A NEW LICENSE" then on the LICENSE SELECTION choose Certified Embalmers Apprenticeship.
  3. Complete the online registration questions and upload the required documents.
  4. Application Fee

  5. THIS PROCESS MUST BE COMPLETED TWICE IF APPLYING FOR BOTH AN EMBALMERS LICENSE AND A FUNERAL DIRECTORS LICENSE.

    To get started click here - Apprenticeship Certification Application Portal

     

Tasks to be Completed During the Apprenticeship

 

Funeral Director Case Report Form

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

Funeral Director Case Report Form

Master Quarterly Report

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

Additonal Training Affadavit Form

Master Checklist of Required Tasks Form

Termination Form 

Upload a Recent Photo of Yourself