This group includes library and archive technicians and assistants, conservation and restoration technicians, curatorial assistants, museum guides and interpreters, museum registrars and cataloguers, preparators and picture framers.
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.