Job requirements Furniture Refinishing Varnisher in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a furniture refinishing varnisher in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Furniture finishers and refinishers (NOC 94210).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Secondary school education is usually required.
  • On-the-job training is provided.
  • Experience as a labourer in the same company may be required for furniture and fixtures assemblers and inspectors.
  • College, high school or industry courses in furniture finishing or refinishing may be required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Québec Wood Painter-finisher Regulated Emploi Québec

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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