CLOTHING PATTERNMAKER-ANZSCO :393212

SKILL LEVEL 3

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ANZSCO 393212: CLOTHING PATTERNMAKER


Major Group: 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers | Sub-Major Group: 39 - Other Technicians and Trades Workers | Minor Group: 393 - Textile, Clothing and Footwear Trades Workers | Unit Group: 3932 - Clothing Trades Workers

Description: Draws sets of master patterns following sketches, sample articles and design specifications, and cuts out patterns for garments.

Skill Level 3 : Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

- NZ Register Level 4 qualification
- AQF Certificate IV or
- AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

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.

Specialisations
  • Pattern Grader (Clothing)
  • Patternmaker-Grader
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.

UNIT GROUP 3932: CLOTHING TRADES WORKERS


Description: Prepare and cut garment patterns and fabric, and make and repair garments.

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.

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
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 393211 - Apparel Cutter
  • 393213 - Dressmaker or Tailor
  • 393299 - Clothing Trades Workers nec