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Button Hole Marker

Aliases: Button Hole Marking Boy

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Button Hole Marker is expected to perform include:

  • Placing required pattern on garment in correct position
  • Marking positions for button holes with pencil or chalk on garments
  • Marking positions for stitching buttons
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 1
  • It is a desk job   
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • 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 may be available
  • Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, higher secondary/secondary school/vocational course

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Well-versed with different types of equipment used to mark button holes
  • Knowledge about accurate buttonhole markings
  • Ability to differentiate between types of button holes
  • Well-versed in making a ladder of buttonhole marking in order to ensure equal and even button holes
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Time management skills
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
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:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://womentraining.gov.in/general/trades/dm.htm

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Button Hole Marker → Button Hole Maker → Button Designer

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • ​​For new entrants – Rs 10,500 to Rs 12,300 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Textile and garment manufacturing companies 
  • Garment showrooms 
  • Local tailors across India
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Button Hole Marker
  • Button Hole Marking Boy
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157532.1200Button Hole Marker
ISCO 20087532Garment and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters
NIC 200814101Manufacture of all types of textile garments and clothing accessories
QP ReferenceNot applicableNot applicable
NSQFNot applicableNot applicable
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