An undertaker's roll is to prepare a body for the embalming process as well a prepare the body for a funeral service if necessary. When an embalming takes place, an undertaker cleans the body, injects embalming fluid int... More » Science Forensic Science

A family undertaker is a professional mortician who works in a funeral home that has been operated by his family. The funeral home is usually defined by the family name. More » Education

To become an undertaker, complete your education in mortuary sciences, complete one to three years of an apprenticeship, study for and pass the national licensing exam, and pass the state exam, if necessary. Update your ... More » Business & Finance Careers
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