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Frame Maker, Cap

Aliases: Cap Craftsman

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Frame Maker, Cap is expected to perform include:

  • Preparing cap frames for caps
  • Marking paper to required size and cutting it using hand scissors
  • Pasting paper on metal pattern with thick paste
  • Cutting jute canvas as per specifications using measuring tape and hand scissors
  • Fixing pasted canvas to metal pattern​
  • Cutting and separating canvas from metal pattern using sharp knife
  • Giving finishing touches by putting plastic inner cover, fixing eyelets, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • 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 are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is 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 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, graduate

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Efficient in different cap-making techniques
  • Knowledge of cap designs
  • Well-versed with design and sketching
  • Competent with cutting, sewing and measuring skills
  • Knowledge of how to use and care for equipment
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Decision-making skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
Colleges 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 
http://puchd.ac.in/syllabus.php?qstrfacid=11
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Frame Maker, Cap → Cap Maker  Supervisor 

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 12,000 to Rs 15,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change​

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4

Generally, 1-3 years of experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Fashion boutiques, textile and garment manufacturing unit

KEYWORDS 
  • Topi Karigar
  • Cap Craftsman
  • Cap Designer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157532.0500Frame Maker, Cap
ISCO 20087532Garment and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters
NIC 200814103Manufacture of hats, caps and other clothing accessories such as gloves, belts, ties, cravats, hairnets etc.
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
REFERENCES 
1National Classification of Occupations Division 7
2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
​3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-7.pdf
​4https://www.saralrozgar.com/index.php?route=seeker/jobDetails&jobId=370049&ID=370049&utm_source=Indeed&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Indeed​​
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