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A textile, clothing and footwear mechanic sets up, adjusts and maintains industrial or domestic sewing machines, or machines used in the production of yarn, textiles or footwear. In Australia a textile, clothing and footwear mechanic is a Skill Level 3 occupation.
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic is on the following skill lists:
This occupation is not on the following skill list:
The job of a textile, clothing and footwear mechanic in Australia is to fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, and operate machining tools and machines to shape metal stock and castings.
Most occupations in the textile, clothing and footwear mechanic unit group (Group 3232) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations within the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same textile, clothing and footwear mechanic group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic in Australia is $ 94,206 for male employees and $ 67,805 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.8 Females: 29.0 Persons: 40.6
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3232) Metal fitters and machinists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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Licensing and/or Professional Associations
In many occupations you must be registered with or obtain a license from a local authority in the state or territory where you want to practise your occupation. Contact the local authority in your relevant state or territory to enquire about the licensing or registration requirements. It may benefit to become a member of a relevant industry association for your occupation which could help with your employment and visa application prospects.
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