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Layerman

Aliases: Layering Executive

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Layerman is expected to perform include:

  • Inspecting the fabric to identify the presence of any basic fabric faults
  • Laying and cutting the fabric as per specified length before the fabric is passed on to the parts cutting stage
  • Reducing the fabric wastage
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a bench job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be involved
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 5th
  • Certified training for Layerman (programme aligned to AMH/0201 released by Apparel, Made Up’s and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of fabric laying procedures like flat spread, stepped spreads, etc.
  • Knowledge of the markers and the significance of the shading
  • Knowledge of splicing, end-bits, off-cuts, bowing, etc.
  • Competent in fabric folding procedures and significance
  • Proficient in techniques for reducing fabric wastage
  • Knowledge of procedure to fill in a lay sheet
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training on fabric and garment cutting
  • Detail-oriented
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Layerman → Quality Checker

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience –  Rs 6,000 to Rs 10,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 1 year experience in woven and knit fabric is required 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3

Textile and apparel units

KEYWORDS 
  • Layerman
  • Quality Executive
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157532.0903Layerman
ISCO 20087532Garment and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters
NIC 200814109Manufacture of wearing apparel n.e.c.
QP ReferenceAMH/Q0201Layerman
NSQFLevel 3Not available
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