To educate New Zealand funeral directors, embalmers and students in all matters concerning the funeral industry
Fostering and encouraging supporting industries to be involved in the education and training of the funeral industry
To work with other agencies both in New Zealand and overseas in support of the above aims
Promoting exchange between New Zealand and other countries of educational material in the field of funeral directing and embalming
Encouraging funeral director company programmes and self-help educational seminars throughout the South Pacific region
Recently Approved Training Hour Credits
From August 2015 it was confirmed that training hour credits would be approved in increments of 15 minutes with a minimum of 15 minutes for training which would allow awarding of 0.25 THC.
It was further determined that employer facilitated training be recorded by an appropriate employer/company officer with aggregated summaries (on the supplied reporting template) to be submitted quarfterly at least 10-days prior to each FSTT meeting for retrospective approval.