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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4943-11 Shoemaker

Makes and repairs boots or shoes.

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

Tasks Include:

  • designs patterns or prototypes
  • makes and grades patterns using manual or computerised methods
  • clicks synthetics, corrected grains, leather linings and leather outers by hand or machine
  • grades leather
  • lasts shoes by hand or machine
  • cleans and finishes shoes
  • machines uppers using hand and machine techniques
  • constructs components by hand or machine and put shoes together using cement, moulding or other methods
  • may carry out minor maintenance on machinery

Shoe Repairer

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