4717-5-01 Apprenticeship requirements.

(A) Embalmer apprenticeship

(1) The objective of an apprenticeship is to provide the practical educational opportunity to teach the apprentice all aspects of the embalmer profession in a supervised setting. The master embalmer shall ensure that apprentice training encompasses all facets of embalming services, including but not limited to:

(a) Making removals;

(b) Embalming and restorative art;

(c) Familiarity and compliance with all necessary government documents and/or forms;

(d) Business administration;

(e) Sanitation;

(f) Facility maintenance;

(g) Familiarity with local religious organizations and customs;

(h) Accomplishing all tasks prescribed by the board in the "Embalmer Task List" in effect at the time the apprenticeship is certified.

(B) Funeral director apprenticeship

(1) The objective of an apprenticeship is to provide the practical educational opportunity to teach the apprentice all aspects of the funeral director profession in a supervised setting. The master funeral director shall ensure that apprentice training encompasses all facets of funeral directing services, including but not limited to:

(a) Conducting funeral services;

(b) Making removals;

(c) Meeting with families to make at-need and pre-need arrangements;

(d) Embalming and restorative art;

(e) Familiarity and compliance with all necessary government documents and/or forms;

(f) Business administration;

(g) Sanitation;

(h) Facility maintenance;

(i) Familiarity with local religious organizations and customs;

(j) Accomplishing all tasks prescribed by the board in the "Funeral Director Task List" in effect at the time the apprenticeship is certified.

(C) Embalmer and funeral director apprenticeship may be served concurrently.

(D) Embalmer and funeral director apprenticeship shall be served within the state of Ohio.

Replaces: 4717-1-14

Effective: 01/01/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4717.04
Rule Amplifies: 4717.05
Prior Effective Dates: 6/19/74, 4/9/79, 1/1/84, 7/1/07, 1/1/01, 01-09-07