If you are looking to enter the field of funeral service and need to pass the National Board Examination, Varsity Tutors offers an NBE course that can help develop the skills you need. The NBE provides official licensing agencies with a national evaluation of participants who are applying for licensure in the field. An NBE prep class through Varsity Tutors get be just the thing to get you over the hump as you get ready to take the exam.
NBE classes take you through all of the material that will be tested on each section of the exam. The Arts Section and the Science Section each consist of 170 questions and are treated with equal respect as part of our NBE courses. The subject areas that each section will cover are listed below:
NBE Arts Section
|Funeral Arranging and Directing||51|
|Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising||21|
|Funeral Service Counseling||22|
|Legal and Regulatory Compliance||36|
|Cemetery and Crematory Operations||20|
NBE Science Section
|Preparation for Disposition||31|
|Funeral Service Sciences||27|
Your performance in all of these subject areas is used to help regulatory boards make their licensing decisions. Varsity Tutors knows how important this step can be for your career and offers an NBE class that can help you reach for your goals.
NBE prep courses consist of one-on-one instruction from experienced tutors who can assist you with every aspect of the test-taking process. Varsity Tutors provides an online platform over which you can conduct your NBE prep classes with your private instructor. We do our best to pair you with a tutor who can work conveniently with your existing schedule. You can access your virtual study sessions anywhere that you have a reliable internet connection.
While the main focus of an NBE prep course is the relevant material that will be covered on the exam itself, instructors can also share tips and strategies with you that they have found success with when encountering tricky or difficult portions of the test. They can also prepare you for the format you will see on exam day. Listed below are some policies that you need to know heading into the NBE:
Top Five Exam Policies to Remember
- Applications expire after 1 year
- Payments are non-refundable
- Personal identification must match the name on the application
- Candidates are responsible for arriving on time
- Exam content cannot be discussed with anyone
If you do not perform as well as you would have liked on the NBE, you are able to sit for the exam three times over any 12-month period. You must wait 90 days after taking the test once before you can take it again. Perhaps you have already taken the exam and would like to try again to improve your score. An NBE class through Varsity Tutors can improve your chances at doing just that.
Many participants find that working with a private tutor benefits them in a variety of ways. Tutors are able to first evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and tailor their lesson plans to work best with your individual learning style. They can spend their study time with you focusing on specific areas of the exam where you happen to have gaps in your knowledge.
If an NBE course through Varsity Tutors sounds like it could be helpful for you as exam day approaches, contact us online or by phone today. Educational Directors are standing by to get you signed up or answer any further questions that you may have regarding our NBE services.