Occupation Profile – Dressmaker or Tailor – (ANZSCO 393213) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleDRESSMAKER OR TAILOR
ANZSCO Code393213
Occupations in this Group393211 Apparel Cutter
393212 Clothing Patternmaker
393213 Dressmaker or Tailor
393299 Clothing Trades Workers nec
DescriptionMakes, alters and repairs women’s and men’s tailored garments, formal wear, couturier clothing, and special occasion wear such as suits, dresses, coats, evening wear and bridal wear.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationCostume Maker
Wardrobe Assistant
Wardrobe Coordinator
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-conferring with customers to determine material, styles and designs of garments
-interpreting designs, sketches and samples to determine pattern specifications
-cutting out master patterns
-laying up and cutting fabric
-pinning, basting and draping garment parts
-sewing garments
-fitting basted garments on customers and marking areas requiring alteration
-sewing buttonholes, and sewing on buttons, hooks, eyes and press fasteners to finish garments
-pressing and finishing work
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations393211 Apparel Cutter
393212 Clothing Patternmaker
393299 Clothing Trades Workers nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)