Toymakers create or reproduce hand-made objects for sale and exhibition made of various materials such as plastic, wood and textile. They develop, design and sketch the object, select the materials and cut, shape and process the materials as necessary and apply finishes. In addition, toymakers maintain and repair all types of toys, including mechanical ones. They identify defects in toys, replace damaged parts and restore their functionality.

Alternative label

  • toy designer

  • craft toymaker

  • hand toy maker

  • maker of toys

  • soft toymaker

  • toy finisher

  • gismo repairer

  • metal toymaker

  • gizmo repairer

  • soft toy maker

  • plaything repairer

  • electric toy repairman

  • toy repairman

  • play thing repairer

  • toy repairer

  • puppet maker

  • craft toy maker

  • electric toy repairer

  • toy fixer

  • hand toymaker

  • plastic toymaker

  • metal toy maker

  • toy creator

  • plastic toy maker

  • plaything repairman

  • toy maker

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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