Sewing Machine Mechanics

Sewing Machine Mechanics

NQF Level:            3

Credits:                48


This Skills Programme is designed to meet the needs of learners who are involved in sewing machine repair and maintenance processes within the clothing sector, specifically Sewing Machine Mechanics as well as Sewing Machine Mechanic Assistants. This programme reflects the workplace-based needs within the sector. This Skills Programme provides the learner with accessibility to be employed in manufacturing support processes. This Skills Programme gives learners exposure to a set of elective competencies in respect of the maintenance and repair of the Lockstitch sewing machine, Overlock sewing machine and Cover-seam sewing machine.



Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of Industrial Sewing Equipment
  2. Set up industrial sewing machines to meet product specifications
  3. Service, Repair and Maintain Lock-stitch machines
  4. Service, Repair and Maintain Overlock sewing machines
  5. Maintain and Repair Chain-Stitch Machines
  6. Install sewing machine attachments, guides and folders