TWO funeral service operatives have been rewarded for their hard work after earning a higher level qualification.
Andrew Henderson and Graham Allen, who both work for Cooperative Funeral Care, in Stockton Road, Hartlepool, now both have a level three BTEC advanced certificate in funeral services to their name.
The pair both expressed their delight at achieving the qualification.
Graham, 52, who lives in Seaton Carew, said: “I’m really pleased.
“It was quite hard work, but the hard work has paid off in the end.”
Andrew, 45, who lives in Middle Warren, added: “I’m delighted.
“There was a lot of studying involved but the company was a great help, they supported us through it.”
Robin Hardy, manager of Cooperative Funeral Care, said: “I would like to say a big well done to Graham and Andrew.
“They have worked extremely hard and I am very pleased for them and proud that they have completed it.
“They should be proud of themselves.”