Is A Deathly Career Worth It?

Death is a very trying and stressful time for everybody involved. Learning how to cope with it can be extremely difficult. During this time you want to be able to trust someone with the arrangements and not have to worry about that aspect of the funeral. You want to find someone who is respectful and kind, as well as professional and able to perform their duties up to standards. Finding the right funeral director is the key to having the funeral you are preparing for run as smoothly as possible. A mortician/funeral director is the professional who is in charge of making sure that you feel comfortable with all of the details of the funeral as well all of the preparation and after work. I am also going to talk about gunsmithing as a career as well.

A mortician directs funerals and is most modernly called a funeral director. Their responsibilities include cremation, embalming, and burying those who have passed on among other jobs. This career also requires you to be a very delicate individual and well as be strictly advanced in your field. Sadly, death is something that will always be a part of life so morticians will always be needed. So you will need the right one for the job. One that has all of the qualities needed.

Before a mortician can become licensed they must attend a mortician school. The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science is a vocational school that offers an Associate’s degree in one year to the traditional two and a Bachelor’s degree in a year and a half. You would receive hands on preparation and the tuition is $17,000 a year.   Another favorable college is the Worsham College of Mortuary Science. They also offer students the chance to receive their Associate’s Degree in one year. Tuition for Worsham is about $18,000 a year. A mortician typically makes about $55,000 or more annually.

A gunsmith is someone who is licensed and trained to work on and repair firearms. A student can become a gunsmith with an Associate’s degree at an accredited college or university. Piedmont Technical College in South Carolina is one of the top schools in the country which is accredited. The Colorado School of Trades is also a worthy option if you are looking for an Associate’s degree as a gunsmith.

Funeral directors/morticians are very kind and well-trained individuals who will help you get through your trying time with as little stress as possible. Make sure you do your research and get to know your funeral director before making any decisions. Gunsmithing is also a worthy career choice with many options available for you as far as schooling and in the workforce goes.

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