Occupation Profile – Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic – (ANZSCO 323215) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleTEXTILE, CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR MECHANIC
ANZSCO Code323215
Occupations in this Group323211 Fitter (General)
323212 Fitter and Turner
323213 Fitter-Welder
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)
323215 Textile, Clothing and Footwear Mechanic
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
DescriptionSets up, adjusts and maintains industrial or domestic sewing machines, or machines used in the production of yarn, textiles or footwear.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationsLoom Tuner
Sewing Machine Mechanic
Textile Machine Mechanic
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings
-fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment
-checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments
-setting guides, stops and other controls on machining tools, setting up prescribed cutting and shaping tools and dies in machines and presses, and setting controls for textile machines
-forming metal stock and castings to fine tolerances using machining tools to press, cut, grind, plane, bore and drill metal
-cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines
-preparing pattern mechanisms to control the operation of textile machines used to spin, weave, knit, sew and tuft fabric
-diagnosing faults and performing operational maintenance of machines, and overhauling and repairing mechanical parts and fluid power equipment
-may erect machines and equipment on-site
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations323211 Fitter (General)
323212 Fitter and Turner
323213 Fitter-Welder
323214 Metal Machinist (First Class)
323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists 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)