UNIT GROUP 7211 SEWING MACHINISTS
SEWING MACHINISTS operate industrial sewing machines to sew and finish garments, curtains and soft furnishings.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
- selecting threads and drawing threads through guides, tensioners and needle eyes and positioning materials to be sewn under presser feet prior to operation
- fixing attachments to machines
- starting, stopping and controlling speed of machine with pedals or knee levers
- guiding material or parts under needles