Minimum ? Preferably 5th standard pass

Certified training for Layerman (programme aligned to AMH/Q0201 released by Apparel, Made Up?s and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council)

1 year experience in woven and knits fabric

The tasks a Layerman is expected to perform include: Inspecting the fabric to identify the presence of any basic fabric faults

Laying and cutting the fabric as per specified length before the fabric is passed on to the parts cutting stage

Reducing the fabric wastage

Knowledge of fabric laying procedures like flat spread, stepped spreads, etc.Knowledge of the markers Understanding the significance of the shading

Knowledge of splicing, end-bits, off-cuts, bowing, etc.Fabric folding procedures and significance

Techniques for reducing fabric wastage

Procedure to fill in a lay sheet

Fabric laying and marking techniques

Eye for detail

Good mathematical and numerical skills


Accuracy in work

It?s not a desk job.Work from home option is available. Part-time work and contractual job is not available.Travelling is not a part of the job.Need not handle a team

Working hours

Indian companies work for 6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company.Shift system maybe available.Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

Occupational hazards include injuries resulting from sharp instruments, such as needles, pins, scissors etc.Accidents caused by electrocution

Risk of crushing by moving machine parts

Risk of burning by hot components such as magnets, motors etc.

For freshers -`7,000 to`9,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 years? experience ?`12,000 to`15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth Estimates of Textile Industry in India

The Indian Textile Industry accounts for about 24% of the world's spindle capacity and 8% of global rotor capacity. The potential size of the Indian Textiles and Apparel Industry is expected to reach USD 223 billion by 2021 according to a report by Technopak Advisors.

Latest Trends in Textile Sector in India1

The chain of large and branded stores showing the products stocked systematically and displayed will speed the transformation of consumer preferences. For now, organized retail accounts for less than 20% of all Indian apparel purchases. However, the scores of shopping malls have opened on the outskirts of India?s largest cities during last five years which has increased the trend of organized retail of apparels in India. The concept of getting many things right at once like figuring out what consumers want, developing a profitable retail concept, and building a solid team, is increasing which will surely develop the Apparel Industry in India.

Large companies in the Textile and Apparels Industry such as Bombay Dyeing, Vardhman Group, Raymond Ltd., Bombay Rayon Fashions Ltd., etc.

Maximum number of job openings are available in Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Surat and other metro cities.2

Directorate General of Employment & Training Ministry of Labour & Employment

Shram Shakti Bhawan, Rafi Marg New Delhi 110 001

Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) (Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India)

National Head Office, Paridhan Vikas Bhawan, Plot-No. 50, Institutional Area, Sector-44, Gurgaon 122003, Haryana /

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