Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanics set up, adjust and maintain industrial or domestic sewing machines, or machines used in the production of yarn, textiles or footwear.

Overview

Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanics set up, adjust and maintain industrial or domestic sewing machines, or machines used in the production of yarn, textiles or footwear.

Day-to-day

  • sets guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, sets up and sets controls for textile machines
  • diagnoses faults and performs operational maintenance of machines, and overhauls and repairs
  • may erect machines and equipment on-site.

Occupation snapshot
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To become a Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic

  • You can work as a Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic without formal qualifications, however, a certificate III in engineering (mechanical trade) may be useful.

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