Prepare graves


Make sure that graves are excavated and ready for burial prior to funerals and backfilled when the coffin is in the grave.

Alternative labels

get graves ready
make graves ready
prepare grave
preparing graves

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Prepare graves is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Cemetery attendant: Cemetery attendants maintain the cemetery ground in good condition. They ensure the graves are ready for burial prior to funerals and ensure accurate burial records. Cemetery attendants offer advice to funeral services directors and the general public.

Optional skill

Prepare graves 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.




  1. Prepare graves – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022