Domain - Footwear

Domain - Footwear

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of footwear terms, components and groups
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3336 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: define terms; identify and describe footwear upper and bottom components; and differentiate among the various footwear groups. This unit standard is for those in footwear, retail and ancillary manufacturing trades.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe the purposes and production of lasts
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3337 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe different last types and their purposes in footwear manufacture, and the sequence and machinery used to manufacture the lasts.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Apply adhesives to footwear components
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3347 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: match adhesive with product specifications; apply adhesive and join components; and use safe handling and storage procedures. This unit standard is for operatives using various adhesives and carrying out the combining operations used in the footwear and allied trades.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Take foot measurements and relate to various sizing scales
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3350 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare international sizing scales; measure feet using standard measuring devices; and apply those measurements to the footwear sizing scales. This unit standard is for those in footwear manufacturing and may be of use to those in the ancillary and retail trades.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 3

Inspect incoming leather against purchase specification
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3338 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate a knowledge of leather qualities; inspect incoming leather deliveries; and maintain administrative records.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Calculate material allowances for footwear
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3345 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: obtain footwear patterns; determine pattern waste; collect data; and calculate material allowances for footwear. This unit standard is for those involved in the costing requirements of the footwear trade.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of footwear manufacture and construction
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3348 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: describe the main manufacturing procedures; describe the processes to produce uppers, last, sole attach and finish footwear; and explain footwear constructions. This unit standard is for those in footwear retail, manufacturing and ancillary trades.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 4

Compile footwear design and manufacturing specifications
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3339 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the need for accurate product specifications; specify product materials; and specify manufacturing requirements for footwear.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Specify non-leather materials used in footwear uppers
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3340 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe non-leather materials used in footwear uppers; establish material properties of non-leather fabrics for outsides; establish performance properties of non-leather materials for outsides and linings; and specify non-leather materials for outsides and linings on a range of footwear. The unit standard is for designers, cutters and production managers with responsibility for the selection and usage of materials.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Specify materials used in footwear soles
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3341 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify categories and materials for footwear soles; establish properties of sole materials; and specify materials for soles in each footwear group. The unit standard is for designers, cutters and production managers with responsibility for the selection and usage of materials.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Inspect part finished and finished footwear for quality acceptance
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3342 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to examine cut pieces, closed uppers, lasted uppers and finished footwear to ensure compliance with company quality standards at all stages of construction.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Specify solvents and adhesives for footwear materials and operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3343 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to specify solvents, liquid adhesives and hot melt adhesives for use on footwear materials, and demonstrate knowledge of the safe storage and issuing procedures for solvents and adhesives.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Assess usability of leathers for costing purposes

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3344 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of leather qualities; check supplier's measurements; and assess a range of leathers to ascertain their usability factor. This unit standard is for those who are required to supply information for a company's costing system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Test safety footwear to Australian and New Zealand joint standards
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3346 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the test procedures required for safety footwear; test sole adhesion; set up impact tester; and perform tests for impact on finished footwear and toe caps to current Australian and New Zealand joint footwear standards.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Specify types of leather used in footwear uppers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3349 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are be able to: describe the types of leather used in footwear uppers; describe leather finishes; and specify leathers for fashion footwear uppers and linings. This unit standard is for designers, cutters and production managers with responsibility for the selection and usage of materials.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Specify materials used in footwear heels and platforms
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3351 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe types of heels and platforms and their materials; describe the properties of those materials; and specify materials for heels, platforms and top-pieces for a variety of footwear groups. The unit standard is for designers, cutters and production managers with responsibility for the selection and usage of materials.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Specify materials used in footwear insoles, backers and shanks
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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3352 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe materials used for insoles, backers and shanks; describe the properties of those materials; and specify materials to be used in a variety of footwear categories. The unit standard is for designers, cutters and production managers with responsibility for the selection and usage of materials.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Data as at 15 June 2024