Sewing Machine Operator

Sewing Machine Operator (QP: AMH/Q0301)



Industry Highlights

India accounts for approximately 14% of the world’s production of textile. The domestic textile and apparel industry in India is estimated to reach Rs 9.59 lakh crores by 2021 from Rs 4.55 lakh crores in 2014 . The country’s textile is the second largest employer after agriculture, providing employment to over 4.5 crore people directly and 6 crore people indirectly. In the light of the growing apparel industry, there are huge opportunities for skills like sewing, embroidery etc.

Course Highlights:

The course will equip the successful trainees with the requisite knowledge and skills to stitch/ sew fabric, fur, or synthetic materials to produce apparels. On successful completion of the course, the trainee will be proficient in carrying out stitching activities using machine or hand, monitoring the quality of the production while undertaking stitching related activities to ensure products meet specifications and the course will also enable the trainee maintain tools and machines as per norms.

Desirable Personal Traits:

  • Artistic, Creativity and Visual Imagination
  • Interest in sketching and attention to detail
  • Good eye sight and hand-eye coordination
  • Good communication skills

Career Options:

Job prospects: Sewing Machine Operator, Stitcher, Sewing Machinist


150 hours of Internship with leading apparel companies

Assessment and Certification:

Continuous assessment is carried out by the Training Service Provider and final assessment by an independent assessor, assigned by the Sector Skill Council. Certificate will be issued by Government of Kerala and the Sector Skill Council, to successful trainees.


  • 5th Standard and above
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