Sewing Machine Mechanic








What is a Sewing Machine Mechanic?   

Sewing Machine Mechanic is a person who is skilled to service, maintain and repair sewing machines and overlockers in clothing factories and, is some cases, in a private workshop, doing the same for private clients.

What does a Sewing Machine Mechanic do?

  • troubleshoots and finds the problem
  • takes machines apart
  • corrects the problem by replacing parts or fixing old parts
  • puts machines back together
  • services regularly
  • installs new or more up-to-date parts to sewing machines
  • sets the timing
  • makes sure needle is positioned correctly
  • keeps records

Are you … ?

  • good with your hands?
  • will to do routine work?
  • a person with good hand-eye co-ordination?
  • responsible?
  • reliable?
  • able to work on your own?
  • mechanically inclined?

How do I become a Sewing Machine Mechanic?

There aren’t many places you can study Sewing Machine Mechanics.

Here is one:


Offers a variety of clothing industry related mechanics training:


  • CLICK HERE to check for a training institution near you to see what they offer.
  • Make sure you understand their entry requirements for each course.
  • To avoid scams, make sure your institution is registered with the Department of Higher Education. 
  • CLICK HERE to check accredited Private Higher Education Institutions. 


OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER:  Tool, Jig and Die Maker … or … Aircraft Mechanic

Is becoming a Sewing Machine Mechanic the right career choice for me?