1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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FOOTWEAR TRADESPERSONS make and repair boots or shoes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • designing patterns or prototypes
  • making and grading patterns using manual or computerised methods
  • clicking synthetics, corrected grains, leather linings and leather outers by hand or machine
  • lasting shoes by hand or machine
  • cleaning and finishing shoes
  • altering and repairing footwear
  • assessing client needs and advising on appropriate medical grade footwear or appliance
  • supplying semi-orthopaedic and extra-depth footwear, post-operative shoes and ready-made or therapeutic footwear


This section contains the following subsection :
              4943-11 Shoemaker
              4943-13 Medical Grade Shoemaker
              4943-81 Apprentice Shoemaker

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