The mandate of the Centre is to serve the needs of crafts people throughout Cape Breton Island. We work with island communities to identify the particular training needs of craftspeople and then facilitate the delivery of the necessary training program.
About CAPE BRETON CENTRE FOR CRAFT AND DESIGN - CAPE BRETON SCHOOL
The Centre's role as an integral and leading force within the craft sector on Cape Breton Island is essentially educational, promotional and developmental.
Programs offered at the Centre serve a broad range of craftspeople from the beginner and recreational to the emerging professional and the highly accomplished who derive their livelihood from the sale of their product.
As part of its role in the development of the craft and design industry on the Island, the Centre coordinates professional development and business training programs for the craft professional to assist in the enhancement of existing businesses and in the development of new market and export opportunities.