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Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC)

Sector Profile

Indian Textiles Industry has an overwhelming presence in the economic life of the country. Apart from providing one of the basic necessities of life, the textile industry also plays a pivotal role through its contribution to industrial output, employment generation and export earnings of the country. It contributes about 14% to India’s industrial production and 13% to the country’s export earnings. The textile sector is one of the largest provider of employment alongwith agriculture. The Indian textiles industry represents a widely diverse spectrum of activities with the hand-spun and handwoven sector at one end, and the capital intensive sophisticated mill sector at the other. The decentralized power looms, hosiery and knitting sectors form the largest section of the Textiles Industry. The close linkage of the Industry to agriculture and the ancient culture, and traditions of the country make the Indian textiles sector unique in comparison to the textiles industry of other countries. This also provides the industry with the capacity to produce a variety of products suitable to the different market segments, both within and outside the country.

About Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC)

Textile Sector Skill Council (in short TSC) is a non-profit making organisation having license under Section 8 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013 registered under Companies Act 2013. Textile Sector Skill Council has been approved by National Skill Development Corporation, set up by Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India. TSC will develop a skilled work force for the textile industry through setting curriculum for training and accreditation of trade competency. TSC is to facilitate scalable “skill training” to the complete work force engaged in the manufacture of textile and hand-loom products.National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC approved Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC) for development of skill in spinning, weaving, processing and hand-loom sectors of the textile industry.Setting of Textile Sector Skill council has also been endorsed by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India vide approval letter dated 6th September 2013.The TSC is an organization represented by Industry, government and academia to develop innovative skill solutions and to investment in skills and job creation. The key objective of TSC is to define the skill requirement of the industry and to create a deployable talent pool of workforce for the textile industry.The TSC is incubated by textile industry associations and training providers including textile research associations and office of the Development Commissioner of Hand-looms. A governing council of this group will oversee the running of the TSC with its CEO and a team of professionals, who will collect, compile and manage Labour Market Information System (LMIS), build competency framework, evaluation methods and curriculum development in consultation with industry and academia.

Contact Information:
CEO/COO: Dr. J Rao
Phone :Tel: +91 11 2332 5012, 2332 5013, 2332 5015, 2332 5055
Email:info@texskill.in,ceo@texskill.in, raonitra@hotmail.com
Addess:Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC)
15th Floor, Nirmal Tower,
26, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi - 110 001
Grievance Cell Member:
Dr. J Rao
Dr. Swapna Mishra, Director
Phone : Tel: +91 11 2332 5012, 2332 5013, 2332 5015, 2332 5055
Email:director@texskill.in

Qualification Packs


Autoconer Tenter

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0301
  • Job Role:
  • Autoconer Tenter
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out tenting activities in an Autoconer machine ensuring minimum machine stoppage and achieving maximum production.

Training Partners

Automatic shuttle loom operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2201
  • Job Role:
  • Automatic shuttle loom operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To run automatic shuttle loom efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects.

Balloon Squeezer Machine Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5501
  • Job Role:
  • Balloon Squeezer Machine Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out the process of detwisting, spreading & squeezing of fabric using a balloon squeezer machine, as specified under job order.

Balloon Squeezer Machine Operator Level 4

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5501
  • Job Role:
  • Balloon Squeezer Machine Operator Level 4
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • to carry out the process of detwisting, spreading & squeezing of fabric using a balloon squeezer machine, as specified under job orde

Training Partners

Beam Carrier - Loader

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2601
  • Job Role:
  • Beam Carrier - Loader
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • To carry beams, loading and unloading of materials from the vehicles with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety and environmental aspects

Training Partners

Blowroom Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0101
  • Job Role:
  • Blowroom Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To operate the sequence of machines in blowroom department, carry out routine cleaning and preventive maintenance activities, ensuring proper functioning of all machines thus ensuring the opened and cleaned material gets transported to the carding department via chute/lap feed system.

Calendaring Machine Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5402
  • Job Role:
  • Calendaring Machine Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • process of Calendaring and finishing of fabric using a Calendaring Machine, as specified under Job Order.

Training Partners

Compactor Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5503
  • Job Role:
  • Compactor Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out the process of shrinking & compacting of Knitted fabric using a Compacting Machine, as specified under Job Order

Cone Winder Cum Pirn Winder

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q7301
  • Job Role:
  • Cone Winder Cum Pirn Winder
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • A winding operator is responsible to carry out winding activities on a cone/pirn winding machine

Training Partners

Cone Winding Operator - Manual & Assembly Winding Level 4

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0302
  • Job Role:
  • Cone Winding Operator - Manual & Assembly Winding Level 4
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • A winding operator is responsible to carry out tenting activities in a cone winding machine.

Continuous Range Operator Level 4

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5102
  • Job Role:
  • Continuous Range Operator Level 4
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out the process of Scouring, Bleaching & Drying of fabric using a Continuous Bleaching Range Machine, as specified under Job Order.

Drawframe Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0105
  • Job Role:
  • Drawframe Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To run a Drawframe efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects

Drying Range Machine Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5302
  • Job Role:
  • Drying Range Machine Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out the process of drying and finishing of fabric using a Drying Range Machine, as specified under Job Order.

Dyestuff & Chemical Preparation Operator Level 4

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5205
  • Job Role:
  • Dyestuff & Chemical Preparation Operator Level 4
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out weighing, dissolving & dispensing of dyestuff & chemicals, as specified under Job Order.

Training Partners

Fabric Checker

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2301
  • Job Role:
  • Fabric Checker
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To check the fabrics produced , efficiently so as to get quality output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects

Fabric Mender

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2302
  • Job Role:
  • Fabric Mender
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • To mend the defects in fabrics produced , efficiently so as to get quality output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects

Finishing Machine Operator (Zero-Zero/Compacting)

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5403
  • Job Role:
  • Finishing Machine Operator (Zero-Zero/Compacting)
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out the process of finishing of fabric using a sanforizing machine, as specified under job order.

Fitter - Autoloom Weaving Machine Level 5

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2402
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter - Autoloom Weaving Machine Level 5
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • To run autoloom weaving machine efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects.

Training Partners

Fitter - Shuttleless Weaving Machine: Air-Jet

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2405
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter - Shuttleless Weaving Machine: Air-Jet
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • To maintain automatic shuttle - less loom (Airjet) efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, with less cost of production ,giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects.

Fitter - Shuttleless Weaving Machine: Projectile

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2404
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter - Shuttleless Weaving Machine: Projectile
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • To maintain automatic shuttle - less loom( Projectile) efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, with less cost of production ,giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects

Fitter - Shuttleless Weaving Machine: Rapier

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2403
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter - Shuttleless Weaving Machine: Rapier
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • To maintain automatic shuttle-less loom (rapier loom) efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, with less cost of production

Training Partners

Fitter - Spinning Preparatory

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0401
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter - Spinning Preparatory
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • The spinning preparatory fitter is responsible for carrying out all maintenance activities in all the machines in preparatory department like blowroom, carding, draw frame, combing preparatory, comber and speed frame machines

Fitter – Weaving Preparatory

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2401
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter – Weaving Preparatory
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • To maintain Weaving Preparatory Machines efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety and environmental aspects

Training Partners

Fitter Weaving Preparatory Level 5

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2401
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter Weaving Preparatory Level 5
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • To maintain Weaving Preparatory Machines efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety and environmental aspects

Training Partners

Fitter Spinning Preparatory Level 5

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0401
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter Spinning Preparatory Level 5
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • The spinning preparatory fitter is responsible for carrying out all maintenance activities in all the machines in preparatory department like blowroom, carding, draw frame, combing preparatory, comber and speed frame machines.

Fitter-Post Spinning

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0403
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter-Post Spinning
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • The post spinning fitter is responsible for carrying out all maintenance activities in all the machines in post spinning department such as autoconer, assembly winder, TFO machines etc.

Fitter-Processing

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5701
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter-Processing
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • A Fitter is responsible for carrying out all the maintenance activities in the processing department such as erecting, dismantling, assembling, leveling, attending & resolving repairs and breakdowns in machines, as well as carry out regular preventive maintenance activities in the processing unit.

Fitter-Ring Spinning

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0402
  • Job Role:
  • Fitter-Ring Spinning
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • The ring spinning fitter is responsible for carrying out all maintenance activities in ring spinning machine.

Folding Machine Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5601
  • Job Role:
  • Folding Machine Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out inspectionand folding/ rolling of fabric using a Folding Machine, as specified under Job Order.

Hank Dyer

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q 7101
  • Job Role:
  • Hank Dyer
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To execute process plan steps in strict sequence and harmony for selection, weighing, addition of dyes and chemicals to executing for the complete dyeing cycle defined exclusively in parlance with materials, environmental conditions and machines/method of dyeing in consideration

Training Partners

Jigger Machine Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q5201
  • Job Role:
  • Jigger Machine Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To carry out scouring, bleaching and dyeing of fabric using a Jigger Machine, as specified under Job Order.

Knitting Machine Fitter

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q4201
  • Job Role:
  • Knitting Machine Fitter
  • NVQF Level:
  • 5
  • Role Description:
  • Knitting machinery mechanics and repairers install, maintain, repair, overhaul and set up knitting machinery such as weft knitting machine, flat knitting machines and warp nitting machines.

Training Partners

Knitting Machine Operator – Warp Knitting

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q4103
  • Job Role:
  • Knitting Machine Operator – Warp Knitting
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • This job requires the individual to have thorough knowledge in process flow and material flow in a knitting machine for fabric production and should be able to know the important functions and operations of knitting machines.

Training Partners

Knitting Machine Operator Circular Knitting

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q4101
  • Job Role:
  • Knitting Machine Operator Circular Knitting
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • This job requires the individual to have thorough knowledge in process flow and material flow in a knitting machine for fabric production and should be able to know the important functions and operations of knitting machines

Knitting Machine Operator Flat Bed Knitting Level 4

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q4102
  • Job Role:
  • Knitting Machine Operator Flat Bed Knitting Level 4
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • This job requires the individual to have thorough knowledge in process flow and material flow in a knitting machine for fabric production and should be able to know the important functions and operations of knitting machines.

Training Partners

Knotting Machine Operator

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2205
  • Job Role:
  • Knotting Machine Operator
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • To knot warp ends from run out beams with that of fresh beams, efficiently so as to get quality output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects

Oiler - Weaving Machine Level 3

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q2406
  • Job Role:
  • Oiler - Weaving Machine Level 3
  • NVQF Level:
  • 3
  • Role Description:
  • To lubricate Weaving Machines efficiently so as to get maximum output with minimum defects, giving due importance to safety & environmental aspects

Training Partners

Open-End Spinning Tenter

  • Pack Code:
  • TSC/Q0203
  • Job Role:
  • Open-End Spinning Tenter
  • NVQF Level:
  • 4
  • Role Description:
  • An open end spinning tenter is responsible for carrying out tenting activities. This activity ensures minimum machine stoppage and maximum production in an open end spinning machine.