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Craftsperson

Craftspersons design, make and repair objects that have both functional and artistic qualities, working with wood, metal, glass, leather, ceramics, textiles and other materials.

Duties & Tasks
A craftsperson may perform the following tasks:
  • design the style and shape of objects
  • use and manipulate materials to make objects according to the design
  • finish objects to enhance their artistic and/or practical qualities
  • repair damaged or defective craft objects.
  • Personal requirements
  • artistic design skills
  • good hand-eye coordination
  • promotional skills
  • business skills if self-employed.
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