MINOR GROUP 721
INTERMEDIATE TEXTILE, CLOTHING AND RELATED MACHINE OPERATORS
INTERMEDIATE TEXTILE, CLOTHING AND RELATED MACHINE OPERATORS operate stationary processing machines in the textile, clothing and footwear manufacturing process.
Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with 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.
Tasks performed by Intermediate Textile, Clothing and Related Machine Operators typically include fixing attachments to machines, setting controls, loading material to be processed and preparing surfaces prior to operation; starting machine, observing operation and adjusting controls to regulate temperature, pressure and speed of operation; cleaning and lubricating machinery and repairing minor defects; sampling output and checking quality; unloading and storing output; and maintaining production records.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups: