Qualification details

LMT40810 - Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced16/Jul/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to LMT40807 - Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision 15/Jul/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBADM409A - Coordinate business resourcesCoordinate business resources N/A
BSBCUS401B - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
BSBLED401A - Develop teams and individualsDevelop teams and individuals N/A
BSBMGT402A - Implement operational planImplement operational plan N/A
BSBMGT403A - Implement continuous improvementImplement continuous improvement N/A
BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectivenessPromote team effectiveness N/A
LMTCL2001B - Use a sewing machineUse a sewing machine N/A
LMTCL2002B - Provide hand sewing and finishing supportProvide hand sewing and finishing support N/A
LMTCL2003B - Identify fibres and fabricsIdentify fibres and fabrics N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 811500 Laundry Workers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 8315-11 Laundry Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 811500 Laundry Workers 28/Jul/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 8315-11 Laundry Worker 28/Jul/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0399 Other Engineering And Related Technologies 28/Jul/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

Release 2 - imported units updated to current versions, outcomes equivalent.

Description

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision reflects vocational outcomes for those performing a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current laundry practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practice, and provision of some leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of laundry skills.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in leadership and management operations within laundry enterprises.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of twenty-five (25) units according to the rules described below.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT31110 Certificate III in Laundry Operations or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include suitable leadership, management or competitive manufacturing qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, depending on the jurisdiction, licensing or regulatory requirements may apply to the use of some units in this qualification. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

  • confirm relevant industry and workplace requirements
  • understand personal requirements of relevant industry and workplace standards, regulations and policies
  • read and understand international and Australian care labels and symbols
  • complete standard documentation
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • apply communication strategies to support, train and supervise others
  • ensure laundry records and procedures are accurate and legible
  • establish effective working relationships with colleagues
  • collect and analyse information and data on laundry process quality

Teamwork 

  • establish work team reporting requirements
  • monitor work team tasks in accordance with regulatory and workplace requirements
  • supervise and lead work teams
  • demonstrate and encourage others in working cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • undertake appropriate and effective communication with team members
  • participate in sustainability improvements

Problem solving 

  • identify risks and implement risk control measures for chemicals and equipment
  • identify and act on environmental hazards
  • rectify problems and faults and determine cause
  • assess performance of machinery and operators
  • assess and evaluate skills requirements of self and others to perform tasks
  • deal with and promptly resolve issues
  • use problem solving techniques to determine training requirements
  • identify and act on compliance issues

Initiative and enterprise 

  • use feedback to improve procedures
  • collect and analyse information
  • identify non-conformances to standards and take appropriate action
  • rectify problems promptly and appropriately
  • address operational variations through procedural or process improvements
  • provide advice to eliminate or reduce existing and potential risks
  • identify opportunities to improve environmental performance
  • monitor information and records to identify trends that may require remedial action
  • lead continuous improvement

Planning and organising 

  • plan or schedule work
  • monitor quality outcomes
  • allocate tasks to operators and monitor effectiveness in achieving targets
  • lead others to implement contingency plan promptly when incidents occur
  • identify training needs and organise training support for the work team
  • ensure equipment condition and performance meets workplace requirements

Self-management 

  • supervise activity in own work area
  • monitor information in work area
  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities during shift
  • locate, interpret and apply relevant information
  • monitor own work against quality standards
  • apply own work activities and responsibilities
  • identify and apply safety procedures, including the use of protective equipment
  • manage work load priorities
  • provide positive role modelling to team members
  • delegate work activity to meet work requirements
  • monitor use of resources

Learning 

  • recognise limits of own expertise
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required
  • learn about sustainability developments relating to work practice
  • ask questions to expand own knowledge
  • seek and assess feedback from work team
  • monitor and evaluate environmental performance

Technology 

  • monitor machine operation against operational targets
  • support others to use machine or equipment efficiently
  • perform minor maintenance and problem solving on machinery
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • handle and use chemicals correctly and safely
  • use electronic information systems
  • ensure compliance of machine operations

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision, competency must be achieved in twenty-five (25) units of competency.

  • Ten (10) core units of competency
  • Fifteen (15) elective units of competency.

If the Certificate III in Laundry Operations has been achieved, an additional seven (7) units are required. All core units listed must be achieved - any Certificate IV core units not achieved at Certificate III must be completed as part of the additional seven (7) units required for the Certificate IV. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional seven (7) unit requirement.

Note: Where perquisite units apply, these have been listed, and must be considered in the total number of units.

CORE UNITS 

Complete all ten (10) units from this list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTDC2010A

Identify fabric and garment cleaning requirements

LMTGN2001B

Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

LMTGN2002B

Apply quality standards

LMTGN2003B

Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry

LMTGN3002B

Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

LMTLA2001A

Conduct safe handling of laundry chemicals

LMTLA2002A

Operate washing machines

LMTLA2003A

Control washing machine operation

LMTLA4001A

Monitor compliance with industry standards and regulations

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select fifteen (15) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of five (5) units must be chosen from Group A.
  • A minimum of four (4) units must be chosen from Group B.
  • A maximum of two (2) units may be chosen from Group C.
  • A maximum of four (4) units may be chosen from Group D.
  • The remainder may be chosen from Groups A and B.

NOTE: Competitive Manufacturing Training Package units, identified in Group C as MSACM coded units, should be selected on the basis of work requirements. Those at Certificate II level (units in the 200 series) are appropriate for operators. MSACM units for those in Certificate III level positions such as team leaders should be selected from both the 200 series and the 400 series.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL2001B

Use a sewing machine

LMTCL2002B

Provide hand sewing and finishing support

LMTCL2003B

Identify fibres and fabrics

LMTCL2004B

Sew components

LMTCL2001B

LMTCL2006B

Press work

LMTCL3004B

Press whole garments

LMTCL2006B

LMTDC2001A

Provide customer service in a dry cleaning or laundry enterprise

LMTDC2007A

Receive and sort articles for cleaning

LMTGN2004B

Work in a team environment

LMTGN2006B

Perform test or inspection to check product quality

LMTGN2007B

Select, transfer and remove materials and products

LMTGN2008B

Coordinate work of team or section

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

LMTGN2010B

Perform tasks to support production

LMTGN3001B

Control production in a section of a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear enterprise

LMTGN3005B

Plan tasks to assist production operations

LMTGN3009B

Supervise operations in a textiles, clothing and footwear enterprise

LMTLA2004A

Perform linen rewash

LMTLA2002A

LMTLA2005A

Operate hydro extractor

LMTLA2006A

Perform conditioning and drying processes

LMTLA2007A

Finish products for despatch

LMTLA2008A

Repair damaged laundry items

LMTLA2009A

Inspect, fold and pack theatre linen

LMTLA2010A

Prepare products for storage or despatch

LMTLA2011A

Apply infection control policies and procedures in laundry operations

LMTLA3001A

Perform advanced laundry operations

LMTLA3002A

Determine linen rental requirements

MEM07033B

Operate and monitor basic boiler

MEM07034A

Operate and monitor intermediate class boiler

MEM07033B

GROUP B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

BSBADM409A

Coordinate business resources

BSBCUS401B

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLED401A

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT402A

Implement operational plan

BSBMGT403A

Implement continuous improvement

BSBWOR402A

Promote team effectiveness

LMTGN4005A

Plan and implement production within a work area

LMTGN4006A

Evaluate equipment and systems

LMTGN4010A

Implement and monitor OH&S in the workplace

LMTGN4011A

Coordinate quality system and procedures

LMTGN5001B

Participate in production planning processes

LMTLA4002A

Program and monitor commercial laundry machine control systems

TAEASS401B

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402B

Assess competence

TAEASS403B

Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL401A

Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

TAEDEL402A

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

GROUP C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSS402010A

Manage the impact of change on own work

MSS403010A

Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices

MSS402001A

Apply competitive systems and practices

MSS402002A

Sustain process improvements

MSS403001A

Implement competitive systems and practices

MSS403002A

Ensure process improvements are sustained

MSS402020A

Apply quick changeover procedures

MSS402021A

Apply Just in Time procedures

MSS402030A

Apply cost factors to work practices

MSS402031A

Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

MSS402040A

Apply 5S procedures

MSS402050A

Monitor process capability

MSS402060A

Use planning software systems in operations

MSS402061A

Use SCADA systems in operations

MSACMT270A

Use sustainable energy practices

MSACMT271A

Use sustainable environmental practices

MSS402080A

Undertake root cause analysis

MSS402081A

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

MSS403021A

Facilitate a Just in Time system

MSS403030A

Improve cost factors in work practices

MSS403032A

Analyse manual handling processes

MSS403040A

Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S

MSS404050A

Undertake process capability improvements

MSS404052A

MSS403051A

Mistake proof an operational process

MSS404052A

Apply statistics to operational processes

MSS404060A

Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team

MSS402060A

MSS404061A

Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area

MSS404081A

Undertake proactive maintenance analyses

MSS404082A

Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

GROUP D 

Other Laundry Operations units that are available at Certificates IV (maximum 4) or V (maximum 1)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses at Certificates III (maximum 1), IV (maximum 4) and V (maximum 1)

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