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Furriers

OaSIS code 64200.02

Furriers make, alter and repair fur coats and other fur garments and accessories.

Overview

Also known as

  • Custom furrier
  • Furrier

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Make, alter, restyle and repair natural fur garments and accessories.

Additional information

No data has been provided for this section.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (53123)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

6 – Sales and service occupations

TEER

4 – Occupations usually require a secondary school diploma; or several weeks of on-the-job training

Major group

64 – Sales and service representatives and other customer and personal services occupations

Sub-major group

642 – Occupations in personal service

Minor group

6420 – Occupations in personal service

Unit group

64200 – Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners

Occupational profile

64200.02 – Furriers

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
Controlling Machines and Processes
4 - High Level
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
3 - Moderate Level
Analyzing Data or Information
2 - Low Level
Applying New Knowledge
2 - Low Level
Assisting and Caring for Others
2 - Low Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
4 - Close (at arm’s length)

Physical Demands

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

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
3 - Once a week or more but not every day
Duration
4 - More than half the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
1 - Minimally important
Frequency
1 - Once a year or more but not every month

Workplaces/employers

  • Clothing alteration shops
  • Clothing retailers
  • Dry cleaners
  • Garment manufacturing companies
  • Self-employed

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
Arm-Hand Steadiness
4 - High Level
Finger Dexterity
4 - High Level
Manual Dexterity
4 - High Level
Colour Perception
3 - Moderate Level
Control of Settings
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Operation and Control
3 - Moderate Level
Critical Thinking
2 - Low Level
Decision Making
2 - Low Level
Equipment and Tool Selection
2 - Low Level
Instructing
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Attention to Detail
5 - Extremely important
Adaptability
4 - Highly important
Collaboration
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important