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At the Co-operative Funeralcare we believe in investing in our staff so that we can ensure they deliver exceptional client service. In order to do this we are offering all of our new colleagues the opportunity to work towards an Apprenticeship in Funeral Operations and Services. If you would like the opportunity to work with the industry leaders and develop new skills then please visit where all of our opportunities are advertised and apply online.

Role: Various roles all working towards a Level 2 or Level 3 Apprenticeship in Funeral Operations and services (certain roles must have a valid full driving licence)

Location:  Nationwide

Time: 18-month programme, one year apprenticeship

Availability: All current opportunities are advertised on the Co-operative funeralcare careers site please visit for further details and the opportunity to apply

Salary: Dependant on the role

Working within the funeral industry does not often top the list when people wonder what they might do for a career. The truth is, it is a deeply rewarding vocation, especially for people who take a real pride in everything they do and like to make sure every detail is as it should be. This is what our clients expect–and get–from The Co-operative Funeralcare, and, with over 100 years’ experience and more than 880 branches nationwide, we are the leading provider of funeral services in the UK.

We have recently invested heavily in the growth of the business and the training of our people, so, when you start with us, you will know there will always be plenty of scope for lifelong career progression backed by top class training and structured development programmes. 


After successfully completing your apprenticeship you will be a fully qualified Funeral professional.


This is a robust, detailed and intensive programme leading to a very rewarding career as a Funeral Director in a growing and highly respected business.

To apply for any vacancies within the Co-operative Funeralcare then please visit our website