NSQF- Carding Operator.pdf

Carding Operator

  • Job DescriptionA carding operator should be able to operate the carding machine- ensure proper feeding of material in chute/lap feed system- piece the sliver on breakage- doff the cans and transport to the storage area.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2015/TEXT/TSC/01000
  • SectorTextile & Handloom
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours208
  • Accrediting BodiesTextile& Handloom Sector Skill Council (TSC)
  • Certifying BodiesTextile& Handloom Sector Skill Council (TSC)
  • Proposed Occupation

    Carding Operator

  • International Comparability

    Attempt was made to understand the international standards followed under this qualification pack. The principles of the European, Australian and Canadian NOSs were followed but there was no exact qualification pack found for Carding Operator. Canadian NOS covers in parts Textile Industry but Carding Operatorhas not been kept as a different job role. It is important to note that most of these countries who have defined NOS do not have a very large textile industry. However numeracy, literacy and basic science levels have been considered during the preparation of NOS in order to match with the existing Indian industry requirements. It is also to be noted that a large section of this industry having fulfilled the stringent export norms, justifies the standardisation of such a qualification pack The source of this comparison has been based on the desk research and TSC would undertake evaluation of the same through other suggested modes.

  • Progression Pathway

    Carding Assistant Fitter

  • Qualification File NSQF- Carding Operator.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    TSC/ N0104 Taking charge of shift and handing over shift to operator Mandatory 32 4
    TSC/ N0105 Operating the carding machine Mandatory 48 4
    TSC/ N0106 Piecing the sliver and doffing the sliver can in card Mandatory 48 4
    TSC/N9001 Maintain work area tools and machines Mandatory 16 4
    TSC/ N9002 Working in a team Mandatory 16 4
    TSC/N9003 Maintain health safety and security at workplace Mandatory 32 4
    TSC/N9004 Comply with industry and organizational requirement Mandatory 16 4
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