1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4944-15 Sail Maker

Fabricates and repairs sail-cloth.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • analyses sail requirements for type, size and usage of boats
  • calculates sail dimensions using sail-calculation tables
  • computes dimensional allowances for hemming and stretching of sail-cloth and for draft and roach of sails
  • draws full size patterns of sails on floors
  • spreads sail-cloth over floor patterns, marks pattern outlines on cloth and cuts into parts for assembly
  • supervises or performs sewing of cloth to make sails

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