Generation Kenya

Sewing Machine Operator

Prepare to begin a career in the apparel industry.

Launch your future as a sewing machine operator! During our hands-on, full-time 8-week program, you will master the technical and soft skills you need for the job. We have already lined up employers who will interview you for jobs upon completion of the training program. We will provide you support and mentorship to guide you through the program and beyond.


90%

of Generation Kenya graduates placed in jobs

Program Details

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am-4.30pm   |   Locations: Coast, Nairobi

Technical Skills

  • Introduction to the Role and the Garment Factory
  • Routine Machine Maintenance
  • Basic Sewing Machine Components
  • Adherence to Quality and Efficiency Targets
  • Operation of the Single Needle Lockstitch
  • Effective Workplace Communication
  • Construction of Common Garment Components
  • Adherence to Policies and Procedures

Behavior & Mindsets

  • Proactiveness
  • Adaptability
  • Orientation to Detail
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Growth Mindset
  • Future Orientation
  • Persistence

"At the factory we stand out as Generation graduates in discipline, willingness to learn and relationship with supervisors."– Rebecca, Generation graduate

Requirements

  • Be between the ages of 18-35 years
  • KCPE and above
  • Be excited about a career in sewing

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Sewing Machine Operator

Sewing Machine Operator

Prepare to begin a career in the apparel industry.

Join a valued network

When you join Generation, you’re not just learning job skills, you’re joining a valuable network of mentors and peers that you can rely upon throughout your career.

Kenya Partners

Includes partners across all Kenya programs

McKinsey & Company  •  Safaricom Foundation  •  USAID
Alteryx   •   Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives   •   National Industrial Training Authority (NITA)   •   The Hub


Kenya Employers

Includes employers across all Kenya programs

360 Degrees Pizza   •   Absolute Chocolate   •   Accessorize   •   Africa Apparel   •   AIG   •   Airtel   •   Antarc   •   Bank of Africa   •   Barclays Kenya   •   Bed and Bath   •   Bidco Africa   •   Big Square   •   Blue Rhino Africa   •   Bossini   •   Britam   •   Caritas Microfinance   •   Carrefour   •   Chandarana   •   Chapa Copy   •   Choppies   •   CIC Insurance   •   City Walk   •   Commercial Bank of Africa   •   Connate   •   Daraja Plus   •   Deacons   •   Designer Studio   •   Dichotomy   •   Elite digital solutions   •   Faulu Bank   •   First Community Bank   •   Foschini   •   Fragrance Lounge   •   Furniture Palace   •   Gamechanger   •   Goodlife Pharmacy   •   Grab’n’Go   •   Haltons Pharmacy   •   Hasbah   •   Healthy-U   •   Hoggers Ltd   •   Honor My Curves   •   Hudson Furnishings   •   I & M Bank   •   ICEA Lion Life Assurance   •   Inzu Furnishings   •   Jade Collections   •   Jamii Bora Bank   •   Java House   •   Jubilee Insurance   •   Kam Pharmacy   •   Kenya National Bank   •   Kenya Orient Insurance Limited   •   Kenya Orient Life Insurance   •   Kenya Post Bank   •   Kiddz Store   •   Kuku Foods Kenya (KFC)   •   Levi   •   Liberty Life Assurance   •   Lintons   •   M-Kopa Solar   •   Madison Insurance   •   Mambo Interiors   •   Manix   •   Mia Wines and Spirits   •   MMS Supermarket   •   Mombasa Apparel   •   Mwananchi Supermarkets   •   Nairobi Sports House   •   Nakumatt   •   NIC Bank   •   Odds & Ends   •   Old Mutual   •   Optica   •   Pacis Insurance   •   Palacina Interiors   •   Pam’s Nails   •   Pan Africa Life Kenya   •   Pioneer Insurance   •   Planet Yogurt   •   Platinum Credit   •   Platinum Credit LTD   •   Post Bank   •   Prudential Life Assurance   •   Rajshyn Jewellers   •   Retail Management Solutions   •   Rift Valley Leather   •   Sagaci Max   •   Samchi Telecom   •   Sandstorm   •   Sanlam   •   Sapph Lingerie Store   •   Snack Attack   •   Sokowatch   •   Standard Chartered   •   Store 66   •   Subway   •   Text Book Centre   •   The Banana Box   •   Uchumi   •   Ukwala Supermarket   •   Victoria Courts   •   Victoria Furniture   •   Vivo   •   Woolworths   •   Yves Rocher   •   Zikhara Solutions

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