Humber’s Transfer Service Sales Representative certificate program (TSSR) prepares students for a career serving families who wish to have minimal services for their deceased loved one. This is the only Transfer Service Sales Representative program in Ontario, and all courses are online.
Courses are designed to meet the core competencies identified by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario for this personal license class. You will learn all aspects of the scope of practice for a TSSR.
This program is not available to international students.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Provide an accurate explanation of the rationale behind his/her actions, grounded in a comprehensive understanding of the relevant policies, practices and financial implications that guide the performance of all the scope of practice of the Transfer Service Sales Representative rol
Communicate clearly, sensitively and respectfully with potential purchasers all relevant information related to various options and possible implications of decisions made at the time of purchase, as permitted by the legislative scope of practice for the specified licence classification including: (1)explaining disposition options (2)explaining clearly and accurately prearranging and prefunding services, product knowledge and merchandise and financial implications (3)managing effectively and sensitively all applicable contractual negotiations and obligations, financing options, and requirements for service and product delivery (4)referring to other licensed professionals when outside the legislative scope of practice
Communicate and apply, an accurate and comprehensive understanding of prearranging and prepayment including investment vehicles, insurance, trust reconciliation and financing of prepaid contracts within legislative scope of practice
Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with principles and accepted practices of the funeral sector, using professional language
Complete all aspects of business operations for a Transfer Service- Class 2, in the capacity of an owner/manager consistent with legislated responsibilities in a legal, ethical, safe and efficient manner across a broad range of predictable and unpredictable contexts
Arrange (prearrange) and document transfer services, disposition details, related transactions and follow up services with the legal representative in an effective, professional, caring and creative manner
Engage in, and plan for, ongoing personal and professional development, networking/community relations and interprofessional collaboration
Provide effective leadership and contribute to the supervision and mentoring of all team members, including licensees, support staff and/or interns, in a professional, caring and creative manner through providing appropriate direction as it relates to the delivery of transfer services
Lead, establish, maintain and participate effectively in transfer service work teams consisting of licensees, support staff and/or interns, demonstrating at all times the ability to learn, grow and work together
Care for and handle the deceased respectfully and safely at all times
Complete prepaid contract related documents and related financial matters in accordance with applicable legislation
Coordinate and deliver the selected disposition services and follow up services effectively, professionally and consistent with, and supportive of, the wishes of the legal representative
Make decisions ethically and professionally based on a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and skills required of an owner/manager of the applicable business licence class pursuant to the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA).
The provincial regulator, Bereavement Authority of Ontario, has approved that students shall complete a three-month paid work placement before they can be licensed. It is strongly advised that interested applicants secure a work placement before applying for studies, as some funeral establishments do not employ transfer service sales representatives, making the work placement potentially difficult to find.
Take your passion for caring for people into a career in funeral services. If you are a compassionate person with a strong desire to help people, you will have a fulfilling career in this field. Graduates of this program may work as a transfer service sales representative or a funeral pre-planner in the field of funeral service.
Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO)
Graduates of the program are eligible to write the entry to practice exam for the TSSR personal license class administered by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO).
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
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