The aim of the workshop is to produce a cadre of teachers/persons with a satisfactory degree of competence/ability to render sewing machines functional.

Home Economics teachers work with a recurring problem that of dysfunctional sewing machines in the classroom, this problem creates a climate for:

  • inadequate learning
  • wastage of time
  • inadequate use of available time
  • wastage of material resources
  • frustration

General Objective: to empower Home Economics teachers with knowledge and skills to care, maintain and repair sewing machines.

Specific Objectives:

  • Practice Preventative Maintenance
  • Clean Sewing Machine
  • Oil sewing machines correctly and adequately
  • Store sewing machines correctly, CXC Item writing, CXC School based Assessment, Family Health Prevention