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Shoemakers

OaSIS code 63220.01

Shoemakers make specialized and custom shoes and boots

Overview

Also known as

  • Shoemaker

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Discuss type of footwear to be made and obtain measurements from customer
  • Select patterns and leather or other material and outline and cut patterns
  • Select or assemble lasts, fasten insoles to lasts and sew or glue other parts into place
  • Trim, dress and otherwise finish boots or shoes
  • Estimate custom footwear costs and receive payment from customers
  • May supervise other shoemakers and shoe repairers.

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NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

6 – Sales and service occupations

TEER

3 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training

Major group

63 – Occupations in sales and services

Sub-major group

632 – Occupations in services

Minor group

6322 – Shoe repairers, shoemakers and upholsterers

Unit group

63220 – Shoe repairers and shoemakers

Occupational profile

63220.01 – Shoemakers

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Handling and Moving Objects
3 - Moderate Level
Analyzing Data or Information
2 - Low Level
Applying New Knowledge
2 - Low Level
Assisting and Caring for Others
2 - Low Level
Controlling Machines and Processes
2 - Low Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
3 - About half the time
Standing
Duration
3 - About half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
2 - Less than half the time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
3 - Once a week or more but not every day
Duration
3 - About half the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
1 - Minimally important
Frequency
1 - Once a year or more but not every month

Workplaces/employers

  • Custom shoemaking establishments
  • Self-employment
  • Shoe repair shops

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Arm-Hand Steadiness
3 - Moderate Level
Colour Perception
3 - Moderate Level
Finger Dexterity
3 - Moderate Level
Finger-Hand-Wrist Motion
3 - Moderate Level
Hearing Sensitivity
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Management of Material Resources
3 - Moderate Level
Critical Thinking
2 - Low Level
Decision Making
2 - Low Level
Equipment and Tool Selection
2 - Low Level
Instructing
2 - Low Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important
Adaptability
3 - Important
Analytical Thinking
3 - Important