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Industrial Textiles

Working in the Industrial Textile Fabrication Industry.

Industrial textiles are everywhere. Blending the creative with the practical and the technical, canvas fabricators can produce almost anything. From post protectors to inflatable slides, tents, sails and vehicle upholstery. This industry combines practical skills with plenty of challenges and exciting long-term career opportunities.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: This programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work safely. As well as accurately fabricating a variety of industrial textile products - from canvas fabrication to marine and motor trimming.


Industrial Textile Fabricator Technician, Canvas Fabricator, Sailmaker, Vehicle Trimmer, Upholsterer, Marine Trimmer

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Industrial Textile Fabrication Technician

The aim of this programme is to provide the industrial textiles industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work unsupervised. Subject to change for new qualification 

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Trim Up - School to Work

TrimUp® offers secondary school learners the chance to earn a micro-credential approved by NZQA, credits towards NCEA, and a great introduction to the industrial textile fabrication industry. 

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