Tailors, Dressmakers, Furriers and Milliners (7342)
The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Tailors make, alter and repair tailored clothing, coats and other made-to-measure garments.
Note: The codes in brackets and under the Aptitudes heading are for career development specialists. Under the Interests heading, the code is in upper or lower case letters depending on the degree of importance.
Objective persons enjoy working with tools, equipment, instruments and machinery. They like to repair and/or fabricate things from various materials according to specifications and using established techniques. Objective persons are interested in finding out how things operate and how they are built.
Innovative persons like to explore things in depth and arrive at solutions to problems by experimenting. They are interested in initiating and creating different ways to solve questions and present information. They enjoy scientific subjects. Innovative persons prefer to be challenged with new and unexpected experiences. They adjust to change easily.
Methodical persons like to have clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities. They prefer working under the direction or supervision of others according to given instructions, or to be guided by established policies and procedures. Methodical persons like to work on one thing until it is completed. They enjoy following a set routine and prefer work that is free from the unexpected.
Near vision (V2)
Work activities are performed near the worker. The scope of the visual field is broader than in Close visual acuity (1).
Colour discrimination is relevant in the performance of the work.
Verbal interaction (H2)
Work activities involve communication with colleagues, clients and/or the public on a regular basis.
Other body positions (B4)
Work activities involve body postures other than, or in addition to, Sitting (1) and Standing and/or walking (2) such as bending, stooping, kneeling and crouching.
Upper limb co-ordination (L1)
Work activities involve co-ordination of upper limbs.
Work activities involve handling loads of 5 kg but less than 10 kg.
Examining and evaluating data; frequently presenting alternative action in relation to the evaluation.
Speaking - Signalling (P6)
Talking with and/or signalling people to convey or exchange information; giving assignments and/or directions to helpers.
Precision working (C1)
Using the body and/or equipment to move, guide, place, install and/or interface with objects, in order to attain specifications and precise standards. Considerable judgment is required to select, adjust and utilize appropriate tools, products and/or materials to accomplish specified objectives.
Regulated inside climate (L1)
A normal controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.
Equipment, machinery, tools (H3)
Working near or with equipment, instruments, machinery or power/hand tools that may be a potential source of accident or injury.