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393113 - Sail Maker

Description

Fabricates and repairs sails and other articles from sailcloth.

Skill Level

3

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4944-15 Sail Maker

Group: 3931 Canvas and Leather Goods Makers

Description

make and repair boots, shoes, leather goods, canvas and sailcloth articles, and related products.

Tasks

    • cutting and preparing canvas, leather and sailcloth to design specifications, patterns and drawings
    • sewing, gluing and riveting sections of canvas together to make articles such as awnings, tents, tarpaulins and horse rugs
    • attaching grommets, fastenings and other fittings to canvas goods
    • joining parts of leather articles using rivets, hand sewing, sewing machines, tools and adhesive
    • restoring and repairing leather articles
    • fabricating sails
    • designing patterns and prototypes of boots and shoes
    • making and grading patterns using manual and computerised methods
    • clicking synthetics, corrected grains, leather linings and leather outers by hand and machine
    • altering and repairing footwear

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 393111 Canvas Goods Fabricator
    • 393112 Leather Goods Maker
    • 393113 Sail Maker
    • 393114 Shoemaker

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