NSQF- Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine).pdf

Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine)

  • Job DescriptionAn Embroidery Machine Operator is responsible for operating the embroidery machine to embroider decorative designs on fabric/garments in the apparel industry. The embroidery machine operator is able to perform different kinds of stitches and decorative work such as running shade work, cording & satin stitch, eyelet work, applique work, shade work and round, cut work and open work, pin stitch & pitch stitch, china embroidery & fancy embroidery.
  • CodeAMH/Q0801
  • SectorApparel
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours270
  • Accrediting BodiesApparels- Made ups & Home Furnishings Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesApparels- Made ups & Home Furnishings Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation


  • International Comparability

    It is yet to be established

  • Progression Pathway

    Can also work as a framer - computerized embroidery machine operator. (Progression as per horizontal mobility)

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    5 days (1-3 day - Capsule Training, 4th - written test, 5th day - practical)

  • Qualification File NSQF- Embroidery Machine Operator (Zigzag Machine).pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    AMH/N 0801 (Carry out different types of embroidery stitches using an embroidery machine) Mandatory 60 4
    AMH/N 0802 (Embroider decorative designs using embroidery machine) Mandatory 80 4
    AMH/N 0803 (Contribute to achieve quality in embroidery work) Mandatory 70 4
    AMH/N 0804 (Maintain work area tools & machines) Mandatory 30 4
    AMH/N 0805 (Maintain health safety and security at workplace) Mandatory 30 4