Aboriginal art carver
Aboriginal craftwork instructor
artificial flower presser
artistic bouquet designer
artistic floral arranger
artistic floral bouquet designer
artistic floral designer
arts and crafts teacher (except education)
bag maker – arts and crafts
canoe builder – arts and crafts
canoe repairer – arts and crafts
ceramics teacher (except education)
copperplate engraver – artisan
craft instructor (except education)
custom furniture caner
drum maker – artisan
enameller – arts and crafts
enamellist – arts and crafts
floral arrangements designer
glass novelty maker
hand artificial flower maker
hand candle maker
hand case maker
hand jewellery artisan
hand leather worker
hand rug maker
hand silk flower maker
hand stone carver
hand woodenware carver
lace weaver – arts and crafts
machine engraver – arts and crafts
master glass blower
metal arts worker
musical instrument maker – artisan
Native art carver
Native craftwork instructor
pantograph engraver – arts and crafts
pipe organ builder
scientific glass apparatus blower
screen printing artisan
stained glass artist
stained glass designer
stained glass painter
steel engraver – arts and crafts
stringed instrument maker
totem pole carver
weaver – arts and crafts
weaving instructor (except education)
This unit group includes those who use manual and artistic skills to design and make ornamental objects, pottery, stained glass, jewellery, rugs, blankets, other handicrafts and artistic floral arrangements. Makers of musical instruments are also included in this unit group. Most craftspersons are self-employed. Artistic floral arrangers are usually employed in florist shops and floral departments of retail establishments, or may be self-employed. Craft instructors are also included in this unit group and are employed by artisan guilds, colleges, private studios and recreational organizations.
The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:
Use hand tools and woodworking machines to produce carvings from wood, stone and other materials and to carve ornamental designs into wooden furniture and other objects.
Design and create glass objects using blowpipes and artisan’s hand tools and equipment.
Metal arts workers
Design metal jewellery, utensils, implements, wall hangings and other objects and create them from gold, silver, copper, pewter and other metals.
Design ornamental and ceramic functional earthenware pieces and create them using clay, moulds, potter’s wheels and other equipment, glazing materials and kilns.
Stained glass artists
Design stained glass windows, lampshades and other objects and cut, paint, fire and assemble pieces of stained glass to create such products.
Construct instruments by applying their knowledge of wood, ebonite, metal properties and other materials and instrument design using hand and power tools.
Use hands or loom to interlace strips of flexible material such as wool, cotton, silk, grasses, bark and rawhide to make baskets, wreaths, wall hangings, clothing, rugs, blankets and other objects.
Prepare craftmaking lessons, gather the required working materials and demonstrate and teach craftmaking techniques.
Artistic floral arrangers
Design bouquets, corsages, sprays, wreaths and other floral arrangements and select natural and artificial flowers, foliage and decorative accessories to create arrangements or other floral items to suit customers’ requirements.
Source: Canada website