Job requirements Fashion Designer in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a fashion designer in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (NOC 5243).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • A university degree in fine arts or visual arts with specialization in theatre design, clothing design or exhibit design or Completion of a college or art school program in theatre design, clothing design or exhibit design is required.
  • Creative ability, as demonstrated by a portfolio of work, is required.
  • Use of computer-aided design (CAD) software may be required.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

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