Fur Design and Production

The Fur Design & Production Program offers students the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to be successful in the sealskin fur garment industry.


This ten month program focuses on traditional Inuit methods and technologies to prepare skins, design, and sew garments, as well as on commercial and contemporary methods for fur design and production. Business courses will familiarize students with market, consumer demand, and assist the students to become successful in both cottage industries and small business.

In the Studio Practicum students will complete a six week program that will culminate in a presentation of a Collection / Fashion Show of completed Fur Fashions.

The program is designed be delivered in a modular format, with courses varying in length from two to six weeks. This enables a student to be accepted on either full time or part time basis.

Program details

Academic level(s)Other
CountryCanada
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionNunavut Arctic College
Fields of studyDesignCraft skills
Tagsdesigntraditionproduction
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