The DRESSMAKING NC II Qualification consists of competencies that a person must achieve to enable him/her to draft and cut pattern; lay-out pattern on the material/fabric, sew material/fabric and apply finishing touches on the ladies casual apparel of the Garment sector. Casual Apparel consists of casual dress, blouse, skirt, trouser, shorts and culottes.

The Units of Competency comprising this Qualification include the following:

Participate in workplace communication
Work in a team environment
Practice career professionalism
Practice occupational health and safety procedures

Carry out measurements and calculation
Set up and operate machine/s
Perform basic maintenance
Apply quality standards

Draft and cut pattern of casual apparel
Prepare and cut materials of casual apparel
Sew casual apparel
Apply finishing touches on casual apparel

A person who has achieved this Qualification is competent to be:

  • Dressmaker
  • Garment Sewer