Job requirements Wig Assistant - Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts in Alberta
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "wig assistant - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts" was moved from the group Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts (NOC 5227) to the group Motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and performing arts assistants and operators (NOC 53111).
Find out what you typically need to work as a wig assistant - motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts in Alberta. These requirements are applicable to all Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts (NOC 53111).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Most occupations in this unit group require completion of college courses in broadcasting, theatre arts or a related field or a period of on-the-job training.
- Certification for projectionists is available, but voluntary, in New Brunswick. In Quebec, projectionists are regulated under operators of electrical machines, cinema equipment.
- Projectionists are required to be licensed by their province of employment.
Source National Occupational Classification
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if your occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.
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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