6832-Garment and Related Patternmakers and Cutters

Job Title: 

Garment and Related Patternmakers and Cutters

Job Description: 

Garment and related patternmakers and cutters create precision master patterns for production of garments, other textile, and leather or fur products. They mark, cut, shape and trim textile, light leather and other materials according to blueprints or specifications in the manufacture of garments, hats and caps, gloves and miscellaneous products.


Calculating dimensions of patterns according to sizes, considering stretching of material

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1006 - Apparel and Textiles

Specific Occupations: 

683201 - Clothing, Home Textiles and General Goods Cutter
Description : Lays out, marks and cuts various types of material to form components for Clothing, Home textiles and General Goods products.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Clothing / Garment Cutter, Computer Aided Garment, Footwear and General Goods Cutter, Fabric Cutter, Garment Pattern Cutter, Leather Cutter, Textile Products Marker and Cutter

683202 - Apparel and related pattern maker
Description : Produces sets of master patterns following sketches, sample articles and design specifications, and cuts out patterns for garments, footwear and general goods.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Footwear Last Maker, Clothing Pattern Maker , Footwear Pattern Maker, General Goods Pattern Maker

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa