Occupation Presentation

By: Aruba, Simran, and Eileithyia


NOC Code- 5221

Brief Description of occupation: Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that visually tell a story or record an event.


· Market and advertise services to attract clients

· Use photo enhancing software

· Use various photographic techniques and equipment

Work Environment:

· Photographic services

· Newspapers, books

· Television broadcasting

· Art, entertainment

· stand and walk for long periods while carrying heavy equipment

Essential skills and technical skills:

· Artistic ability

· Business skills

· Computer skills

· Customer service skills

· Interpersonal skills

Salary Range:

· Hourly wage $13.70

Future Outlook:

Employment Range: Employment of photographers is expected to grow 12% over the 2008- 2018 periods, about as fast as the average for all occupations

Job Prospects: Photographers can expect keen competition for job openings because the work is attractive to many people

Employment Requirements:

· Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

· Grade 12 English

· 3 grade 11 or 12 C, M, U courses


· Portfolio with 12 examples of black and white and coloured prints

Tattoo Artist

NOC Code- 6482

Brief Description of Occupation: An individual that applies permanent ink tattoos on any part of a client's body.


  • Cleaning tattoo equipment and work area
  • Being creative in new designs
  • Understanding and identifying the client's desires
  • Up to date with the latest in the world of tattoos
  • Up to date with the latest health and safety procedures

Essential Skills & Technical Skills:

  • Artistic Skills
  • Health Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Concentration Skills

Salary Range: $15,000- $50-000 (Annually)

Future Outlook: The annual growth expectation of employment is 9.8% over the years 2015- 2020

Employment Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma
  • Art related courses
  • Training Program/Apprenticeship
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Disease prevention & skin diseases/infections certification
  • Tattoo license and certification
  • Portfolio of different outstanding sketches and drawings

Jobs Related to This Occupation:

  • Body Piercer
  • Painter

Dance Teacher

NOC Code: 5134

Brief Description of Occupation: A dance teacher trains and helps students develop their dance technique and ability.


  • Teach dance techniques to amateur andprofessional individuals
  • Teach the theory of dance and the parts of the body
  • Create dances for film, theatre and tv performances that convey stories and ideas
  • Prepare dance students for specific auditions and performances

Essential and Technical Skills:

  • Patience
  • Communication
  • Adaptability

Salary Range: $39 000- $50 000 Annually

Program Length: 2 years

Future Outlook: Employment of dancers and choreographers is expected to grow 6 percent during the 2006-16 decade, more slowly than the average for all occupations.

Job Prospects: Because many people enjoy dance and would like to make their careers in dance, dancers and choreographers face intense competition for jobs. Only the most talented find regular employment.


  • Minimum- Bachelors degree in fine arts
  • An audition/ resume
  • Recent picture
  • Reference letter

Programs at:

  • Canada's National Ballet School
  • Universities/ colleges ( York University)
  • Canadian Conteempory Dance Theatre

Related Careers:

  • Choregrapher
  • Costum Designer
  • Dance Therapist

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