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Overview

Canvas Goods Fabricators fabricate and repair canvas and related products such as awnings, tents, tarpaulins, horse rugs and caravan annexes.

Day-to-day

  • cuts and prepares canvas to design specifications, patterns and drawings
  • sews, glues and rivets sections of canvas together to make articles such as awnings, tents, tarpaulins and horse rugs
  • attaches grommets, fastenings and other fittings to canvas goods
  • fabricates sails.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become a Canvas Goods Fabricator

  • You can work as a Canvas Goods Fabricator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate III in textile fabrication might be helpful.

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