Knitting Machine Operator - PSDF

Textiles Manufacturing Knitwear

Knitting Machine Operator

Knitting experts are proficient in knitting using flat and circular knitting machines as well as handling yarn and control of the machines.


Knitting experts are proficient in knitting using flat and circular knitting machines as well as handling yarn and control of the machines.

What you will learn

This course is will allow the trainee to learn about the knitting industry. The purpose of this course is to provide maximum work in minimum time with quality, also understanding the technical terms used in knitting industry, quality controls, general maintenance of knitting machine, parts of knitting machine, threading and setting of various types of machines, planning and preparation of different types of knitting structures, and inspection knitted goods. In this course, the trainee will get the skill and knowledge of Flat and Circular knitting machines, their functions, lubrication methods, faults and remedies.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enroll in this course now.

Training Outcome

On successful completion of this course, the trainee should be able to clean machines (before & after work), differentiate the needs of Single Cylinder Double Cylinder Knitting Machines etc, operate machines, handle Yarn and control of each machine properly, install yarn cones on machine, tie broken yarn ends, replace exhausted yarn packages and needles, notify Knitting-Machine Fixer (knitting) of mechanical defects, do a 13 point check of a sock, identify a defective sock, weigh knitted goods and record weight, have knowledge of yarn and machines, identify the yarn quality problems and easily knit with Cotton / Polyester and Spandex and rectify the causes of Yarn Breaking, Holes, Needle Breaks and their remedies etc. 


Potential Employers

The pass-outs of this course can find jobs / employment opportunities in the following sectors / areas:

  • Garments Industry 
  • Sock Manufacturing Units 
  • Hoisery Industry 


Training Outcome

Develop Your Talent

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career:

  1. The ability to collaborate
  2. Great communication skills
  3. To make the most of your adventurous spirit

Achieve Your Goals

Completing this course will provide you with:

  1. A nationally recognised Certificate; qualification and job readiness to work as a general purpose hand
  2. Eligibility to apply for your Job – general purpose hand certification

Why choose PSDF?

PSDF offers market relevant training, with the following advantages over traditional courses:

  1. It is focused on outcomes and based on teamwork
  2. It is learner-centric, teachers act as facilitators for improving the learning process
  3. The course is broad and offers all required competencies for the trade
  4. In addition to the technical skills, trainees are also taught soft skills necessary for the workplace

Only certified National Assessors can conduct CBT assessment.


3 Month

Education Level

Class 1

Source Of Curriculum

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Certification Authority Name

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English, Urdu

Expected Monthly income

PKR 20,000 - 25,000

Student Testimonial.

Waqas's Success Story.

As a drop out from school, Waqas was stuck doing odd jobs with a relative, who worked as an electrician. It was not until Waqas enrolled himself in a PSDF-sponsored electrician’s course that he was able to achieve some independence in life.


Admission Process.

No special qualifications are required. You can enroll in this course now.



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Train in the program of your choice. You will receive hands-on training in skills that are in demand by your future employers, learning both the knowledge needed and practical skills required.


Be Job-ready

You will be prepared to confidently kick-start your professional journey.

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