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Transfer Service Sales RepresentativeNEW

Credential: Ontario College CertificateProgram Code: 08001Length: 2 semestersProgram Starting Between:  Sept 2019 - Aug 2020

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 2 requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

    •  Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Valid Class G Driver’s Licence

Most employers expect their staff to possess a valid Class G driver’s licence. 

Police Record Check

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario will require all students to provide a police record check at the time of licensing. 

Fees

The 2019-2020 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $2,317.25
  • international: $8,356.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,877.25$7,496.00
Tuition$1,351.41$6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee$469.89$469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional)$55.95$55.95
Program Ancillary Fee$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$440.00$440.00
Tuition$440.00$440.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee$0.00$0.00
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional)$0.00$0.00
Program Ancillary Fee$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Michelle Clarke, program co-ordinator
416-675-6622 ext. 4260
michelle.clarke@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

Admissions Road Map

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

Apply through the International Centre

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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.

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.

Note: due to provincial licensing requirements, this program is available only to domestic 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 roll

  • 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).


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Work Placement

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.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
September 2019NorthOpenNot Available
January 2020NorthOpenNot Available

Your Career

Take your passion for caring for people into a career in funeral services. If you are a compassionate and tolerant person with a strong desire to help people, you will have a fulfilling career in this field. Graduates of this program can work as a transfer service sales representative or a funeral pre-planner in the field of funeral service.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

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).

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

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.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.