6834-Upholsterers and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Upholsterers and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Upholsterers and related workers install, repair and replace upholstery of furniture, fixtures, orthopaedic appliances; seats, panels, convertible and vinyl tops and other furnishings of automobiles, railway coaches, aircraft, ships and similar items with fabric, leather, rexine or other upholstery material. They also make and repair cushions, quilts and mattresses.


Collaborating with interior designers to decorate rooms and coordinate furnishing fabrics

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1006 - Apparel and Textiles

Specific Occupations: 

683401 - Upholsterer
Description : Makes, rebuilds and repairs upholstered furniture such as chairs, sofas and car seats.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Furniture Upholsterer, Mattress Maker, Upholsterer and Sail Maker

683402 - Bed Maker
Description : Makes, rebuilds and repairs beds, bases and mattresses.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

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Source Of Info: 

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