753-Garment and related trades workers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Garment and related trades workers
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Job Description: 
Garment and related trades workers fit, alter and repair tailored clothing; design, and make textile and fur garments, leather or fur products; repair, renovate and decorate garments, gloves and other products of textile; create patterns for garments; install, repair and replace upholstery of furniture, fixtures, orthopaedic appliances and furnishings of automobiles; trim, scrape, tan, buff and dye animal hides, pelts or skins; modify and repair footwear and leather articles.

Main Tasks include -

  • fitting, altering, repairing tailored clothing
  • designing and making made-to- measure clothing, from textile fabrics, light leather and other material, or make hats or wigs
  • make garment style changes
  • creating precision master patterns for production of garments, other textile, and leather or fur products
  • sewing together, joining, darning, repairing, renovating and decorating garments, gloves and other products of textile, fur, light leather and other materials and fabricating and assembling sails, awnings and tarpaulins
  • installing, repairing and replacing upholstery of furniture, fixtures, orthopaedic appliances
  • seats, panels, and other furnishings of automobiles, railway coaches, aircraft, ships and similar items
  • trimming, scraping, cleaning, tanning, buffing and dying animal hides, pelts or skins to produce leather stock and finished furs for making garments and other products
  • making, modifying and repairing standard, custom or orthopaedic footwear and natural or synthetic leather articles.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

7531 Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and hatters
7532 Garment and related patternmakers and cutters
7533 Sewing, embroidery and related workers
7534 Upholsterers and relate