Design – Arts and Crafts
The arts and crafts industry employs over 50,000 people - do you fancy working in art or crafts?
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In the Black Country there are lots of organisations that will advertise for design, arts and crafts roles. Many of these tend to be advertised through recruitment agencies such as MET recruitment.
These careers can involve coming up with your own ideas or following a customer’s design and then creating and selling something. Design involves art and creativity but may also involve technical and engineering skills, depending on the job. This sector is likely to have more jobs in the future and these are less likely to be replaced by automation
The arts and crafts industry generates £46million for the UK economy
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What you'll need
You’ll need to be thorough and pay attention to detail, the ability to work well with your hands design skills and knowledge, the ability to use your initiative and the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
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Design - Arts and Crafts Jobs
Red – Formal Qualifications required – GCSE’s grades 4-9 , Level 3 Qualifications , A levels, or Degree
Amber – Some Formal Qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position
Green – No formal Qualification required
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