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Fur Design and Production Program

Program description

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 learner to be accepted on either full time or part time basis.

The Fur Design & Production Program offers learners 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.


Jewelry and Metalwork Program

Program description

The Jewelry & Metalwork diploma program allows learners to develop their knowledge and skills of jewelry and metalwork production in a professional studio atmosphere. The program stresses high standards of craftsmanship and creativity, all the time encouraging and exposing learners to a wide range of materials, techniques and concepts.