Conservation and Restoration Technicians

(NOC 5212)

What do Conservation and Restoration Technicians do?

Conservation and restoration technicians assist conservators to preserve/restore artifacts. They may specialize in a specific type of collection.

How to become: Conservation and Restoration Technicians

In general, you usually need a post-secondary qualification and specialized training. In some cases, you may substitute appropriate work experience for academic qualifications.

You usually need a college program in museum or conservation technology or other technical or on-the-job training program.

To be a library and archive technician or assistant, you usually need a college library technician diploma or a university degree in a social science discipline.

To be a registrar, interpreter or cataloguer, you may need a university degree in a field related to museum/gallery work. Interpreters may require specific scientific or academic credentials.

Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Conservation and Restoration Technicians

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Applied Museum Studies Diploma; Advanced
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University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Indigenous Art (Art History/Museum Studies) Bachelor; Co-op
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Art History/Museum Studies Bachelor
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Art History and Museum Studies Bachelor; Honours
Museum and Curatorial Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 06, 2022

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