What does it involve?
Apparel workers are involved in the design, production and sales of garments, including womenswear, menswear, childrenswear and accessories.
How could I get into the industry
What kind of jobs could I do?
Roles in the apparel industry include:
- Fabric Cutter
- Sewing Machinist
- Sample Coordinator
- Production Manager – offshore or domestic
Plus there are opportunities to take on the types of roles that are common to all manufacturing processes (e.g. quality control, distribution, sales).
Does this sound like you?
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How much could I earn?
0 - 2 years experience
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