1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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7212-21 Footwear Production Machine Operator

Operating machines to manufacture ready-to-wear footwear.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • cuts leather, synthetics and lining by machine
  • machines uppers using basic machine techniques
  • lasts the shoe by hand or machine
  • makes the shoe by use of moulded or cement construction techniques
  • constructs components by machine
  • cleans and inspects the shoe
  • undertakes quality control procedures
  • may make and grade patterns manually

Shoemaking Cutter
Shoemaking Finisher

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