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Cutter, Garment (Leather)

Aliases: Cutter, Helper

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks that a Cutter, Garment (Leather) is expected to perform include:

  • Cutting leather for manufacture of garments
  • Examining leather to ensure that it is cut in the most suitable and economical way
  • Cutting leather according to pattern of garment parts by shears, scissors, hand knife, hand operated guillotine, power driven oscillating knives or by machine
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 1
  • It is not 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 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 4

Preferably, secondary school

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Well-versed with usage of different types of leather for manufacture of garments
  • Knowledge of how to examine leather
  • Proficient in cutting leather as per patterns
  • Well-versed with taking measurements for different patterns
  • Proficiency in using instruments like shears, scissors, hand knife, hand operated guillotine, power driven oscillating knives or machine
  • Well versed with cutting and trimming of garments
  • Knowledge of one or more types of cutting

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, Garment (Leather) → Master Cutter

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 14,000 to Rs 15,000 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
  • Leather garment manufacturing companies 
  • Local designers 
KEYWORDS 
  • Leather Cutter
  • Helper
  • Karigar
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157532.1000Cutter, Garment (Leather)
ISCO 20087532Garment and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters
NIC 200814104Manufacture of wearing apparel made of leather and substitutes of leather
QP ReferenceNot applicableNot applicable
NSQFNot applicableNot applicable
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