6836-Shoemakers and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Shoemakers and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Shoemakers and related workers make, modify and repair standard, custom or orthopaedic footwear and natural or synthetic leather articles, such as luggage, handbags and belts, (except for leather garments, hats and gloves), or participate in the manufacture of shoes and related goods. They decorate, reinforce or finish shoes, luggage, handbags and belts.


Attaching accessories or ornamentation to decorate or protect products

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1006 - Apparel and Textiles

Specific Occupations: 

683601 - Shoemaker
Description : Makes and repairs footwear.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Cobbler, Footwear Repairer, Handlacer, Medical Grade Shoemaker, Shoe / Boot Repairer

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Source Of Info: 

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