Machine Operators and Related Workers in Textile Processing - What They Do

Employment Requirements

1. To be a machine operator or other related worker in textile processing, you may need some high school, a high school diploma or a college diploma.

2. You may receive on-the-job training; its length depends on the complexity of the product or process, the number of machines you'll operate, and whether you'll perform equipment set-up/maintenance.

3. To become a weaver, knitter or other worker in a fabric-making occupation, you may need previous experience as a labourer in a textile processing company.

4. To be a textile inspector, grader or sampler, you may need experience as a weaver, knitter or other fabric-making operator.

5. Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate.

Essential Skills

1. Machinery

2. Attention to details

3. Quality control