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Cutter Tent

Aliases: Cutter, Karigar, Helper

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks that a Cutter, Tent is expected to perform include:

  • Marking and cutting tent cloth according to specification
  • Studying design or specification and planning cutting out of parts to avoid waste
  • Marking outline of pattern with crayon or chalk and cutting material with scissors
  • Sewing tent by machine or hand
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of the 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 may vary from organization to organization​
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, high school

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in tent cutting
  • Well-versed with using a machine for stitching
  • Competent with cutting, sewing and measuring 
  • Efficient in using and caring for tent-cutting equipment
  • Knowledge of sewing tent by machine or hand
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Artistic
  • Creative thinking
  • Eye for aesthetics
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Schools across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
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 1

Cutter Tent → Master Cutter

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 6,000 to Rs 6,200 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 1 year of work experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Textile and garment companies 
  • Local tent makers 
  • Tent manufacturers 
KEYWORDS 
  • Cutter
  • Kariga​​r
  • Helper
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157532.1300Cutter Tent
ISCO 20087532Garment and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters
NIC 200813995Manufacture of made-up canvas goods such tents, sails etc.
QP ReferenceNot applicableNot applicable
NSQFNot applicableNot applicable
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