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Sculptors

OaSIS code 53122.02

Sculptors create sculptures, statues and other three-dimensional artwork.

Overview

Also known as

  • Inuit art sculptor
  • Sculptor
  • Wood sculptor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Create sculptures, statues and other three-dimensional artwork by shaping, carving and working with materials such as clay, ice, paper, stone, wood or metal.

Additional information

No data has been provided for this section.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Graphic designers and illustrators (52120)
  • Artisans and craftspersons (53124)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

5 – Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

TEER

3 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training

Major group

53 – Occupations in art, culture and sport

Sub-major group

531 – Occupations in art and culture

Minor group

5312 – Occupations in creative and performing art

Unit group

53122 – Painters, sculptors and other visual artists

Occupational profile

53122.02 – Sculptors

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Thinking Creatively
5 - Highest Level
Applying New Knowledge
3 - Moderate Level
Controlling Machines and Processes
3 - Moderate Level
Developing Technical Instructions
3 - Moderate Level
Handling and Moving Objects
3 - Moderate Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
5 - Very high amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
1 - Less than 35 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
1 - Work with others but not closely (beyond 100 ft.)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
3 - About half the time
Standing
Duration
3 - About half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
2 - Less than half the time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
1 - Once a year or more but not every month
Duration
1 - Very little time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
1 - Minimally important
Frequency
1 - Once a year or more but not every month

Workplaces/employers

  • Self-employment

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Fluency of Ideas
5 - Highest Level
Spatial Visualization
5 - Highest Level
Arm-Hand Steadiness
4 - High Level
Colour Perception
4 - High Level
Dynamic Strength
4 - High Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Equipment and Tool Selection
3 - Moderate Level
Management of Financial Resources
3 - Moderate Level
Management of Material Resources
3 - Moderate Level
Product Design
3 - Moderate Level
Critical Thinking
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Adaptability
4 - Highly important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Creativity
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important