People in this occupation:
- create a variety of items such as pottery, stained, blown glass, jewellery, rugs, blankets, other handicrafts, ornamental objects, and artistic floral arrangements.
Craft instructors and makers of musical instruments are included in this group. Most craftspersons are self-employed.
Floral arrangers are usually employed in florist shops and floral departments of retail establishments or may be self-employed.
Craft instructors are employed by artisan guilds, colleges, private studios and recreational organizations.
People in these occupations should be highly creative and enjoy careful, precise work. They should have the ability to work independently, as well as have good interpersonal skills to interact with clients or teach students. They should also have knowledge of computers and software, as well as online commerce and marketing.