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Industrial Sewing

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Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department
2855 Hickory Boulevard
Hudson, NC 28638
828.726.2242

Watauga Continuing Education Department
372 Community College Drive
P.O. Box 3318
Boone, NC 28607
828.297.8120

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Woman using an industrial sewing machine Industrial sewing machine operators operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing operations in the manufacturing of garment or non-garment products. They produce many different types of products including upholstery for furniture and wearable garments. They also work with a variety of fabrics that range from nylon to leather.

  1.  Program Content    
  2.  Earnings  
  3.  Costs  
  4.  Career Pathway  

Industrial Sewing

Introduction to Industrial Sewing is designed to give students an understanding in the basic skills and techniques necessary to be an industrial sewer. The student will be trained in the manufacturing concepts, tools, safety, and the communication skills that will help prepare them for a career as a sewer in various manufacturing settings. Emphasis is placed on machine operation, setup and maintenance, threading, sewing straight lines, corners, curves and welts. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and operate a variety of industrial sewing machines.
Estimated Salary

Salaries based upon local industry average are $7.95 - $17 per hour.

Costs

Registration Fee - $126

Career Pathway

Many trainees have experience from sewing at home. Industrial sewing is much different but the skillsets are similar. Basic training can be obtained from on the job experience or through training courses at vocational schools and community colleges. Most employers prefer to hire high school graduates.

For Additional Information:
Please contact the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department at 828-726-2242

 
 
 
 
 
 

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2855 Hickory Blvd
Hudson, NC 28638
828.726.2200
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372 Community College Drive
PO Box 3318
Boone, NC 28607
828.297.3811
 

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