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393211 - Apparel Cutter

Description

Lays out, marks and cuts fabric to form parts of garments.

Skill Level

3

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4941-17 Apparel Cutter

Group: 3932 Clothing Trades Workers

Description

prepare and cut garment patterns and fabric, and make and repair garments.

Tasks

    • conferring with customers to determine material, styles and designs of garments
    • interpreting designs, sketches and samples to determine pattern specifications
    • cutting out master patterns
    • laying up and cutting fabric
    • pinning, basting and draping garment parts
    • sewing garments
    • fitting basted garments on customers and marking areas requiring alteration
    • sewing buttonholes, and sewing on buttons, hooks, eyes and press fasteners to finish garments
    • pressing and finishing work

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

    • 393211 Apparel Cutter
    • 393212 Clothing Patternmaker
    • 393213 Dressmaker or Tailor
    • 393299 Clothing Trades Workers nec

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