Dressmaker or Tailor – ANZSCO 393213

Description
Makes, alters and repairs women’s and men’s tailored garments, formal wear, couturier clothing, and special occasion wear such as suits, dresses, coats, evening wear and bridal wear.
Skill Level
3
Specialisations
  • Costume Maker
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Wardrobe Coordinator

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Skills assessment authority: TRA

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