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Louisiana Funeral Continuing Education

FuneralCE is the premier nationwide funeral continuing education provider. FuneralCE's Louisiana funeral CE courses are fully approved through the state. Order all of the courses you need for one low price!

Louisiana funeral CE course pricing:

You may select 4 hours of courses for $39.95, plus $0.75 for each additional hour.

FuneralCE offers courses for the following LA license types:

  • Louisiana Funeral Director
  • Louisiana Embalmer



Louisiana Funeral CE

Louisiana Funeral CE Requirements 

Resident Requirements

Required Continuing Education Hours

Funeral Director

4 CE hours are required every 1-year license term (see license term below).

Embalmer

4 CE hours are required every 1-year license term (see license term below).

License Term

Continuing education is due every year by December 31st.  (see license renewal process below)

CE Subject Requirements

  • Category restrictions:  Courses must be approved for the specific license held.  
  • Course presentation:  Licensees may take self-study online and classroom based approved funeral CE courses. 
  • Study requirements:  Students should read the course material prior to taking an open-book, non-monitored final exam.

Final Exam Requirements

  • Exam proctor requirements:  Louisiana does not require self-study final exams to be monitored.
  • Exam rules:  Self-study final exams are open-book and do not require a monitor. Licensees may refer to the course material as often as needed.  Licensees must score a 70 percent or higher on the final exam to receive credit for the course.  FuneralCE offers students unlimited exam retakes at no additional charge.

CE Carryover Allowance

4 CE hours may be carried forward to the next license term.

Course Repetition Rules

Credit will not be given for the same course more than once during any 2 consecutive licensing terms.

Certificate of Completion

FuneralCE provides online, printable certificates of completion in Louisiana. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after a final exam is passed.  Licensees should keep all certificates a minimum of 3 years for state auditing purposes.

CE Completion Reporting

Weekly Reporting - FuneralCE reports course completions electronically to the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors every week.

License Renewal Process

Licensees are required to renew their licenses annually on or before December 31st.  Licensees may submit a renewal form (provided by the state) with the required fee to the state.    

Non-resident requirements

Non-resident licensees practicing in Louisiana should complete the CE requirement for their home state, and if requested by the board, provide their certificates of completion as proof of CE compliance.

CE Exemptions

  • First-time license renewals.
  • Licensees who are 65 years of age or older at the time of renewal and who have been licensed for a period of not less than 10 consecutive years.
  • Licensees who have been called to active military duty status.
  • Inactive licensees during any licensing period in which they remain inactive; however, an inactive licensee changing status to an active licensee shall first meet the continuing education requirements.
  • Interns and student interns.

Helpful links

Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors

License Number Look Up 

State Contact Information

Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors
3500 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite 1232
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 838-5109
Fax: (504) 838-5112

Funeralce.com provides this information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing education (CE) requirements for their resident state. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, FuneralCE.com nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. All information is subject to change without notice.   



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