1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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CLOTHING TRADESPERSONS prepare garment patterns and materials and make and repair garments.

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

Tasks Include:

  • conferring with customers to determine material, styles and designs of garments
  • interpreting designs, sketches and samples to determine pattern specifications
  • cutting out master patterns
  • laying up and cutting fabric
  • pinning, basting or draping garment parts
  • sewing garments
  • pressing and finishing work
  • fitting basted garments on customers and marking areas requiring alteration
  • sewing buttonholes, and sewing on buttons, hooks and eyes or press fasteners to finish garments


This section contains the following subsection :
              4941-11 General Clothing Tradesperson
              4941-13 Tailor
              4941-15 Dressmaker
              4941-17 Apparel Cutter
              4941-19 Patternmaker-Grader (Clothing)
              4941-79 Clothing Tradespersons nec
              4941-81 Apprentice Clothing Tradesperson

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