Clothing Trades Workers nec – ANZSCO 393299
- Clothing Trades Workers Nec prepare and cut garment patterns and fabric, and make and repair garments.
- Note: This occupation group covers Clothing Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.
- Skill Level
Skills Assessment Requirement
Unless you are exempt in very limited circumstances, you are required to have a positive Skills Assessment to apply for the visas listed above.
Skills Assessment authority for Clothing Trades Workers Nec is Vocational & Education Training Assessment (VETASSESS). To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:
- AQF Certificate IV Qualification in a highly relevant field of study AND at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; or
- AQF Certificate IV Qualification that is not a highly relevant field of study AND at least two years post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years; or
- AQF Certificate III Qualification in a highly relevant field of study AND at least three years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the last five years.
- Highly relevant fields of study include Real Estate and Property Management
To achieve a positive skills assessment, the applicant must meet the qualification and employment experience requirements.
According to VETASSESS, pre-qualification experience for Clothing Trades Workers Nec may be considered in a skills assessment if the experience meets the following requirements:
- Three years of relevant employment;
- One year of highly relevant employment performed at the required skill level; and
- The employment experience was gained in the last five years
Potential Visa Pathways for Clothing Trades Workers Nec
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Group: 3932 Clothing Trades Workers
- Prepare and cut garment patterns and fabric, and make and repair garments.
- 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
- Skill Level
- Most occupations in this unit group 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 in this Group
- 393211 Apparel Cutter
- 393212 Clothing Patternmaker
- 393213 Dressmaker or Tailor
- 393299 Clothing Trades Workers nec
You can apply for subclass 494 if you have a regional employer who is willing to sponsor you. To be eligible for this visa, you must have at least 3 years of working experience in your nominated occupation and have a relevant skills assessment. With this visa, there is a requirement that you must work for the employer who is sponsoring you.
This visa provides pathway to permanent residency through the 191 visa.