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Job Title – Stitcher
A Stitcher is the artisan who assists in the implementation of costume sketches under the supervision of a Cutter.
Typical Job Activities
Sews, either by machine or hand, the costumes assigned by team leader
(First Hand or Cutter)
Manages time effectively on each sewing project
Maintains personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively
Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions
Performs other duties as assigned by team leader
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8 Certificate for in-service training
Grade 10 Certificate or higher qualification for training at a technical(FET) college or fashion house
Preference is given to people with a Senior Certificate
Recommended subjects: Home economics
Entry to work place:
Many factories have their own centres which offer training:
- The operator is taught how to perform each task with minimal finger, arm and body movement
What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?
Be able to concentrate
Have an aptitude for needlework
Have a certain amount of mechanical insight
Work quickly and carefully
Enjoy routine work tasks
Be able to sit and work for long periods
Be able to work under pressure
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Relevant Contact Details
Career Progress and Path
Experience in specific field
Possible Career Paths
Specialist career in the specific field
Reasons to consider this career
need is determined by new technology
I can work with my hands