Prepare coffins for cremation


Handle coffins, remove any metal handles or ornaments and put the coffin in the cremation oven.

Alternative labels

make coffins ready for cremation
prepare coffins for cremation
get coffins ready for cremation

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare coffins for cremation is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Prepare coffins for cremation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Funeral services director: Funeral services directors coordinate the logistics of funerals. They support the deceased family by arranging the details concerning the location, dates and times of memorial services. Funeral services directors contact representatives of the cemetery to prepare the site, plan transportation for the deceased person, advise on the types of memorials and legal requirements or paperwork.

Funeral services directors organise the daily operations of the crematorium. They oversee the staff’s activities in the crematorium and ensure that they deliver services according to legal requirements. They monitor the crematorium service revenue budget and develop and maintain operational rules within the crematorium.




  1. Prepare coffins for cremation – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022