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Helper-Upper Making (Footwear)

Aliases: Shoe and Leather Workers, Shoe and Leather Repairer, Assistant Helper,Assistant Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Leather


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Helper Upper Making (Footwear) is expected to perform include:
  • Providing assistance to the footwear machine operators
  • Carrying out folding, adhesive adding and edge colourings
  • Assisting the operators to carry out activities based on the production schedule

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role 
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs is available
  • Work from home option is not available

 

Working hours

  • Work is for 5/6 days a week and 8 hours every day. This may vary from company to company.

  • Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Minimum – Class V 
  • Certified training for Helper - Upper Making (Footwear) (programme aligned to LSS/Q3101 released by Leather Sector Skill Council)
 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Well-versed with the characteristics and properties of various kinds of leather
  • Proficient in the designing process and related equipment
  • Proficient in cutting process and related equipment 
  • Well-versed with different techniques used in edge colourings, and kind of paints and brushes used
  • Equipped to follow manufacturer’s instructions
  • Knowledge of styles/design of the products currently being produced
  • Knowledge of different techniques used in stamping and embossing
 

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Not applicable

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Indian Institute of Leather Products (IILP), Chennai
  • KILT, Karnataka
  • Central Footwear Training Institute, Agra
  • Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai 
  • LabourNet Services India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 6

Helper - Upper Making (Footwear) → Machine Operator

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 8
  • For freshers - ? 10,000 to ? 12,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - ? 15,000 to ? 20,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
 

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Not applicable

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 10

Large exporters in the leather industry

KEYWORDS 

  • Shoe and Leather Workers

  • Shoe and Leather Repairer

  • Leather Upper Making Helper

  • Leather Upper Making Assistant Helper

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158156.2602Helper-Upper Making (Footwear)
ISCO 20088156 Shoe Making and Related Machine Operators
NIC 200815201Manufacture of leather footwear such as shoes, sandals, chappals, leathercum- rubber/plastic cloth sandles and chappals
QP ReferenceLSS/Q3101Helper – Upper Making (Footwear)
NSQF2NA
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