LSSC_QF_CAD CAM Operator_Footwear_Aug 2018.pdf

CAD/CAM Operator – Footwear

  • Job DescriptionComputer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) operator uses computer hardware and graphics software to generate design drawings. CAD equipment enables operators to quickly design and produce very accurate and realistic images of leather footwear to be manufactured. Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) system automatically produces finished designs by using computer controlled production machines.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2019/LT/LSSC/02993
  • SectorLeather
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours200
  • Accrediting BodiesLeather Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesLeather Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation


  • International Comparability

    UK NOS
    SKSFDT1- Footwear product development
    SKSFDT2- Footwear product testing
    SKSFL4- Design patterns using CAD
    SKSFL5- Create digitised patterns using
    CAM systems

  • Progression Pathway

    CAD CAM Operator >> Quality Control

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    Candidates with relevant experience are
    identified and tested through a Recognition
    Prior learning (RPL) evaluation, which is
    designed by Technical experts and Subject
    Matter Experts.

  • Qualification File LSSC_QF_CAD CAM Operator_Footwear_Aug 2018.pdf
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Overview on Leather Industry and Generic Skills 14 NA
    LSS/N2103 Operating the CAD/CAM software 164 4
    LSS/N8501 Maintain the work area, tools and machines 10 4
    LSS/N8601 Maintain health, safety and security at workplace 8 4
    LSS/N8601 Maintain health, safety and security at workplace 4 4
    LSS/N8701 Comply with industry regulatory and organizational requirements 200
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