Rita Charitable Trust

Sketch Designer (Basic)

SECTOR: GEMS & JEWELLERY
SUB-SECTOR:Cast and Diamonds-Set Jewellery
OCCUPATION: Designing and Product Development
REFERENCE ID: G&J/Q2301
ALIGNED TO: NCO-2004/3471.90
Hand Sketch Designer (Basic): A hand-sketch designer is also known as
‘Designer’ in cast and diamond-set jewellery manufacturing in India.
Brief Job Description:The individual at work uses stationery and measuring
tools to create a range of basic jewellery design by hand.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have: hand-eye
coordination; creative thought process; attention to details; ability to present
designs made and work in a sitting position.

Qualifications Pack for Hand Sketch Designer (Basic)

Qualifications Pack Code G&J/Q2301
Job Role Hand Sketch Designer (Basic)
Credits(NVEQF/NVQF/NSQF) TBD Version number 1.0
Sector Gems &Jewellery Drafted on 29/05/13
Sub-sector
Cast and Diamond-set
Jewellery Last reviewed on 11/07/13
Occupation Designing& Product Dev Next review date 15/07/15

Job Role Hand Sketch Designer (Basic)
Also known as ‘Designer’
Role Description Sketching by hand, basic jewellery design drawings, which
are practical and fashionable
NVEQF/NVQF level
Minimum Educational Qualifications
Maximum Educational Qualifications
3
Preferably 10th standard passed
Training Not applicable
Experience Not applicable
Applicable National Occupational
Standards (NOS)
Compulsory:

  1. G&J/N2301 Draw jewellery designs
  2. G&J/N9901 Respect and maintain IPR
  3. G&J/N9902 Coordinate with others
  4. G&J/N9905 Maintain occupational health and safety
    Optional:
    Not applicable
    Performance Criteria As described in the relevant OS units

Draw jewellery designs

G&J/N2301
Unit Title
(Task) Draw jewellery designs
Description This OS unit is about manually drawing basic version of jewellery designs
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Receive or procure jewellery design concepts and instructions:
from customers, merchandiser, marketing department and product development
head
from various jewellery design publications, exhibitions, internet, websites of
prominent jewellery companies, etc.
Draw basic jewellery designs
read design concepts and instructions in terms of size, dimensions, shapes,
materials
draw basic shapes of jewellery designs
identify different textures and shapes of jewellery designs
prepare designs considering cut and shape of diamond and stone
generate working designs highlighting with specific colours dimensioning
provide basic information related to what the item is (e.g., bangle) and details of
the drawing such as overall dimensions, diamonds and stones to be set (e.g.,
numbers, sizes, types)
Return prepared designs to merchandiser and/or product development head
self-check each design in terms of dimensions and clarity
ensure timely delivery of the required number of approved designs
Manage data store files and folder
present designs to merchandiser and/or product development manager and after
their approval transfer design to cad designer
Report problems related to:
complexity of designs/concepts
reasons for anticipated delays that may adversely affect delivery
Interact with superior to:
receive instructions and materials from reporting product development head or
design head and marketing department
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Drawing jewellery
designs
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. draw clear sketches, detailed drawings, illustrations, artwork, or blueprints,
using drawing stationary
PC2. indicate accurate detailing of stages of development showing cut and shape

Draw jewellery designs

of diamond and stone
PC3. provide accurate information and data provided on overall dimensions of
diamond and stones in terms of number, size and type
PC4. create a number of new designs
Productivity To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC5. deliverjewellery designs in time
PC6. create number of successful designs prepared as per target given
PC7. create defect free output
Quality of output To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC8. maintain look of the design forthe design concept provided
PC9. create well balanced designs based on inputs from marketing and product
development
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. company’s policies on: quality, incentives, delivery standards, safety and
hazards, integrity and ipr, and personnel management
KA2. importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KA3. reporting structure
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how to use computers and software such as ms office, internet, etc.
KB2. the principles of technical drawing of jewellery shapes
KB3. different type of jewellery products rings, bracelets, pendants, etc.
KB4. different types of diamonds and stones, colours, cuts, shapes and settings
KB5. utility of designs in terms of daily wear, occasional, safe
Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Basic reading and writing skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. read notes, designs and instructions in terms of design concepts
SA2. read company rules and compliance documents required to complete the
work
Calculation and Geometry skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA3. count the number of diamonds and stones
SA4. assess accuracy of alignment and measure symmetry
SA5. make basic calculations and angles measurement in design
Teamwork
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA6. deliver the designs to next work process on time

B. Professional Skills Creative thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB1. jewellery types and design details
SB2. How to translateideas or concepts into designs
Using tools and machines
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
SB3. to use the drawing stationary and measuring tools such as pencils, eraser,
scale, set squares, compass, different type of papers, tracing sheets, etc.
Reflective thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB4. improve ratio of successful designs
SB5. plan for creating design to be be able to improve productivity
SB6. make necessary design changes for practicality of the jewellery designs
Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB7. anticipate process disruption and reasons for delay

Respect and maintain IPR

G&J/ N9901
Unit Title
(Task) Maintain IPR of company and respect IPR of other companies
Description This OS unit is about protecting company’s IPR and avoiding infringement to IPR of
other companies
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Protect company’s Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
prevent leak of new designs to competitors by reporting on time
be aware of any of company’s product or design patents
report IPR violations observed in the market, to supervisor or company heads
Avoid infringement to IPR of other companies
read copyright clause of the material published on the internet and any other
printed material
consult supervisor or senior management when in doubt about using publicly
available information
report any infringement observed in the company
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Respecting and
Maintaining IPR
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must:
PC1. be able to spot plagiarism and report
PC2. be aware of patents and IPR
PC3. not be involved in IPR violations
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. company’s policies on IPR and plagiarism
KA2. reporting structure
KA3. company’s unique product range
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. patents and IPR laws
KB2. how IPR protection is important for competitiveness of a company
Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Communication skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. effectively communicate any observed IPR violations or order leaks

B. Professional Skills Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. report potential sources of violations
Reflective thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand to:
SB2. learn from past mistakes and report IPR violations on time
Critical thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. spot signs of violations and alert authorities in time

Coordinate with others

Unit Code G&J/N9902
Unit Title
(Task) Interact with colleagues and seniors
Description This OS unit is about communicating with colleagues and seniors in order to achieve
smooth and hazard-free work flow
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Interact with supervisor
receive work instructions and raw materials from reporting supervisor
communicate to reporting supervisor about process-flow improvements, product
defects received from previous process, repairs and maintenance of tools and
machinery as required
communicate any potential hazards or expected process disruptions
handover completed work to supervisor
Interact with colleagues within and outside the department
work as a team with colleagues and share work as per their or own work load and
skills
work with colleagues of other departments
communicate an discuss work flow related difficulties in order to find solutions
with mutual agreement
receive feedback from QC and rework in order to complete work on time
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Interaction with
supervisor
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. understand the work output requirements
PC2. comply with company policy and rule
PC3. deliver quality work on time as required by reporting any anticipated reasons
for delays
Interactions with
colleagues and other
departments
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC4. put team over individual goals
PC5. be able to resolve conflicts
PC6. learn how to multi-task relevant activities
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. company’s policies on: preferred language of communication, reporting and
escalation policy, quality delivery standards, and personnel management
KA2. reporting structure
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
KB1. communicate effectively
KB2. build team coordination

Coordinate with others

Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Communication skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. read and write preferred language of communication as prescribed by the
company
SA2. read job sheets and interpret technical details mentioned in the jobsheet
B. Professional Skills Decision making
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
SB1. how to spot and communicate potential areas of disruptions to work process
and report the same
SB2. when to report to supervisor and when to deal with a colleague individually,
depending on the type of concern
Reflective thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB3. improve work processes by interacting with others and adopting best practices
Critical thinking
The individual on the job needs know and understand how to:
SB4. spot process disruptions and delays and report and communicate with
solutions

Maintain occupational health and safety

G&J/N9905
Unit Title
(Task) Maintain occupational health and safety
Description This OS unit is about being aware of, communicating and taking steps towards
minimizing potential hazards and dangers of accidents on the job and maintaining
occupational health and safety
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Understand potential sources of accidents
to avoid accidents related to use of potentially dangerous chemicals, sharp tools,
hazards from machines and such as heating lamps
Use safety gear to avoid accidents
wear safety gear such as goggles, mask, gloves, ear plugs
Actively participate in the health and safety awareness campaigns
attend fire drills organised by the company or industrial zone
learn first aid procedure
be alert about designated assembly area in the event of an emergency
read and understand the evacuation and emergency procedures
Communicate to reporting supervisor about:
process flow improvements that can reduce anticipated or repetitive hazards
mishandling of tools, machines or hazardous materials
electrical problems that could result in accident
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Communicating
potential accident
points
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. spot and report potential hazards on time
PC2. follow company policy and rules regarding use of hazardous materials
PC3. attend and actively participate in the health and safety campaigns organised
by the company
Using safety gear To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC4. use or wear safety gear as per the rules of the company
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. company’s policies on: safety and hazardsand personnel management
KA2. reporting structure
B. Technical
Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KB1. how different chemicals react and what could be the danger from them
KB2. how to use machines and tools without suffering bodily harm

Maintain occupational health and safety

Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Communication skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. effectively communicate the danger
Organising skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA2. keep all the tools in an organised manner so as to avoid accidents
SA3. keep the work environment safe and clean
B. Professional Skills Decision making
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB1. report potential sources of danger
SB2. follow prescribed procedure in the event of an accident
SB3. wear appropriate safety gear to avoid an accident
Reflective thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand to:
SB4. learn from past mistakes regarding use of hazardous machines or chemicals
Critical thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB5. spot dangers
Decision making
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SB6. report potential sources of danger
SB7. follow prescribed procedure in the event of an accident
SB8. wear appropriate safety gear to avoid an accident

Keywords /Terms Description
Sector Sector is a conglomeration of different business operations having similar
business and interests. It may also be defied as a distinct subset of the
economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.
Sub-sector Sub-sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the
characteristics and interests of its components.
Occupation Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/ related set of
functions in an industry.
Function Function is an activity necessary for achieving the key purpose of the
sector, occupation, or an area of work, which can be carried out by a
person or a group of persons. Functions are identified through functional
analysis and form the basis of OS.
Sub-function Sub-functions are sub-activities essential to fulfil the achieving the
objectives of the function.
Job role Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique
employment opportunity in an organisation.
Occupational Standards
(OS)
OS specify the standards of performance an individual must achieve
when carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the
knowledge and understanding they need to meet that standard
consistently. Occupational Standards are applicable both in the Indian
and global contexts.
Performance Criteria Performance criteria are statements that together specify the standard of
performance required when carrying out a task.
National Occupational
Standards (OS)
NOS are occupational standards which apply uniquely in the Indian
context.
Qualifications Pack (QP) QP comprises the set of OS, together with the educational, training and
other criteria required to perform a job role. A QP is assigned a unique
qualifications pack code.
Unit Code Unit code is a unique identifier for an Occupational Standard, which is
denoted by an ‘N’
Unit Title Unit title gives a clear overall statement about what the incumbent
should be able to do.
Description Description gives a short summary of the unit content. This would be
helpful to anyone searching on a database to verify that this is the
appropriate OS they are looking for.
Scope Scope is a set of statements specifying the range of variables that an
individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have
a critical impact on quality of performance required.
Knowledge and
Understanding
Knowledge and understanding are statements which together specify the
technical, generic, professional and organisational specific knowledge
that an individual needs in order to perform to the required standard.
Organisational Context Organisational context includes the way the organisation is structured
and how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge
managers have of their relevant areas of responsibility.
Technical Knowledge Technical knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish
specific designated responsibilities.

Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Core skills or generic skills are a group of skills that are the key to learning
and working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any
work environment in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in
any work environment. In the context of the OS, these include
communication related skills that are applicable to most job roles.
Keywords /Terms Description
IPR Intellectual Property Rights
Mohs Mohs scale of mineral hardness
NOS National Occupational Standard(s)
NSQF National Qualifications Framework
NVEQF National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework
NVQF National Vocational Qualifications Framework
QP Qualifications Pack

CRITERIA FOR ASSESSMENT OF TRAINEES

Job Role Hand-Sketch Designer (Basic)
Qualification Pack G&J/Q2301
Sector Skill Council Gem & Jewellery

Guidelines for Assessment

  1. Criteria for assessment for each Qualification Pack will be created by the Sector Skill Council. Each
    Performance Criteria (PC) will be assigned marks proportional to its importance in NOS. SSC will also lay
    down proportion of marks for Theory and Skills Practical for each PC.
  2. The assessment for the theory part will be based on knowledge bank of questions created by the SSC.
  3. Individual assessment agencies will create theory question papers for candidates at every
    examination/training centre. (as per assessment criteria below)
  4. Individual assessment agencies will create practical tests for skill evaluation for candidates at every
    examination/training centre. (as per assessment criteria below)
  5. To pass the Qualification Pack, every candidate should score a minimum of 50% in theory and 70% in
    practical to successfully clear the assessment.
  6. In case of successfully passing only certain number of NOS’s, the candidate is eligible to take subsequent
    assessment on the balance NOS’s to pass the Qualification Pack.

n
Total
Marks
(80+20)
Out Of Theory Skills
Practical

  1. G&J/N2301 Draw
    jewellery designs
    PC1. draw clear
    sketches, detailed
    drawings,
    illustrations, artwork,
    or blueprints, using
    drawing stationary
    75
    13 3 10
    PC2. indicate accurate
    detailing of stages of
    development
    showing cut and
    shape of diamond
    and stone
    12 2 10
    PC3. provide accurate
    information and data
    provided on overall
    dimensions of
    diamond and stones
    in terms of number,
    size and type
    12 2 10

PC4. create a number
of new designs 11 1 10
PC5. deliver jewellery
designs in time 5 0 5
PC6. create number
of successful designs
prepared as per
target given
5 0 5
PC7. create defect
free output 5 0 5
PC8. maintain look of
the design for the
design concept
provided
6 1 5
PC9. create well
balanced designs
based on inputs from
marketing and
product development
6 1 5
Total 75 10 65

  1. G&J/N9901
    Respect and maintain
    IPR
    PC1. be able to spot
    plagiarism and report
    9
    3 2 1
    PC2. be aware of
    patents and IPR 4 1 3
    PC3. not be involved
    in IPR violations 2 1 1
    Total 9 4 5
  2. G&J/N9902
    Coordinate with
    others
    PC1. understand the
    work output
    requirements
    8
    2 1 1
    PC2. comply with
    company policy and
    rule
    1 0 1
    PC3. deliver quality
    work on time as
    required by reporting
    any anticipated
    reasons for delays
    1 0 1
    PC4. put team over
    individual goals 1 1 0
    PC5. be able to
    resolve conflicts 1 0 1
    PC6. learn how to
    multi-task relevant
    activities
    2 1 1
    Total 8 3 5
  3. G&J/N9905
    Maintain
    occupational health
    and safety
    PC1. spot and report
    potential hazards on
    time
    8 2 1 1

Qualifications Pack for Hand-Sketch Designer (Basic)

PC2. follow company
policy and rules
regarding use of
hazardous materials
2 0 2
PC3. attend and
actively participate in
the health and safety
campaigns organised
by the company
2 1 1
PC4. use or wear
safety gear as per the
rules of the company
2 1 1
Total 8 3 5