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Fur Design and Production

FUR DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Fur Design & Production Program offers students the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to be successful in the sealskin fur garment industry.

This ten month program focuses on traditional Inuit methods and technologies to prepare skins, design, and sew garments, as well as on commercial and contemporary methods for fur design and production. Business courses will familiarize students with market, consumer demand, and assist the students to become successful in both cottage industries and small business.

In the Studio Practicum students will complete a six week program that will culminate in a presentation of a Collection / Fashion Show of completed Fur Fashions.

The program is designed be delivered in a modular format, with courses varying in length from two to six weeks. This enables a student to be accepted on either full time or part time basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants wishing to apply to this program must:

  • have a Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent
  • equivalencies include the Grade 12 General Education Diploma (GED), or ABE 140 in Math and English

RECORD OF ACHIEVEMENT

Certificate in Fur Production and Design

STUDENT FUNDING AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

This program may qualify for financial assistance. For more information, contact the Registrar’s Office toll free at 1-866-979-7222.

CREDIT TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES

Credit Transfer opportunities may be available. Contact the Registrar's Office at 1-866-979-7222 for more information.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Business courses will familiarize students with market, consumer demand, and assist the students to become successful in both cottage industries and small business. In the Studio Practicum students will complete a six week program that will culminate in a presentation of a Collection / Fashion Show of completed Fur Fashions.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Click here to download course outline for this program (PDF).

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