Qualification details

LMT21410 - Certificate II in Laundry Operations (Release 2)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to LMT21407 - Certificate II in Laundry Operations 15/Jul/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to MST20416 - Certificate II in Laundry OperationsSupersedes and is equivalent to LMT21410 Certificate II in Laundry Operations. 03/Jul/2016

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
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
LMTCL2004B - Sew componentsSew components N/A
LMTCL2006B - Press workPress work N/A
LMTDC2001A - Provide customer service in a dry cleaning or laundry enterpriseProvide customer service in a dry cleaning or laundry enterprise N/A
LMTDC2007A - Receive and sort articles for cleaningReceive and sort articles for cleaning N/A
LMTDC2010A - Identify fabric and garment cleaning requirementsIdentify fabric and garment cleaning requirements N/A
LMTGN2001B - Follow defined OHS policies and proceduresFollow defined OHS policies and procedures N/A
LMTGN2002B - Apply quality standardsApply quality standards N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 811511 Laundry Worker (General) 
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 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Laundry and Dry Cleaning Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Laundry Operator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 811511 Laundry Worker (General) 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 521 Certificate II 28/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

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

Description

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct operational and support functions within a laundry enterprise.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate II in Laundry Operations reflects vocational outcomes for those performing a limited range of technical and operational tasks within a laundry environment. Some multi-skilled roles can be accommodated in this qualification.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the operations of laundry enterprises. Work is generally supervised.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Direct entry into this qualification requires completion of a total of thirteen (13) units of competency according to the rules described below.

Units that have been achieved through completion of the LMT11107 Certificate I in Textiles Clothing and Footwear may be credited towards the Certificate II when they are also included in the unit lists for this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include LMT31110 Certificate III in Laundry Operations.

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 

  • communicate with others to ensure flow of laundry processes
  • read and understand international and Australian care labels and symbols
  • complete standard documentation
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • communicate problems with garments and stains
  • demonstrate effective and appropriate communication skills
  • follow work instructions
  • maintain production information
  • read and apply relevant safety information and procedures
  • interpret workplace procedures and work instructions

Teamwork 

  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race and religion
  • provide support to others in the work area
  • work on a variety of machines used in laundry operations
  • work independently or as part of a team
  • undertake appropriate and effective communication with team members
  • identify performance required to meet customer needs in own work and team

Problem solving 

  • identify risks associated with chemicals and equipment
  • identify and report safety hazards
  • identify and report environmental hazards
  • determine requirements to meet quality standards
  • recognise and act upon problems and faults with laundry items, machinery or laundry processes
  • use personal protective equipment as required

Initiative and enterprise 

  • identify and recommend improvements to own work processes
  • contribute to meetings
  • record information on the quality and other indicators of production performance
  • report problems outside area of responsibility
  • monitor and adjust activity in response to operational variations
  • seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency

Planning and organising 

  • plan work requirements
  • follow schedules and monitor operations
  • recognise hazards and follow appropriate hazard control measures
  • follow washing sequences for a given process or product
  • identify production and resource requirements
  • identify and monitor resource use in own work
  • coordinate activity to meet delivery or collection timetables
  • identify and use relevant personal protective equipment

Self-management 

  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities
  • follow environmental sustainability procedures
  • interpret data and information relevant to own laundry operations
  • monitor own work to ensure quality standards are achieved
  • conduct work in a manner which minimises waste
  • understand own work activities and ask questions if required
  • apply safety procedures, including the use of protective equipment
  • identify and follow production schedules and work load priorities
  • follow laundry machine operator instructions

Learning 

  • ask questions to expand own understanding of work processes or requirements
  • demonstrate listening skills
  • identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required
  • access operator manuals to assist own learning

Technology 

  • use manual handling technologies in the workplace
  • operate laundry machinery
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
  • handle and use chemicals correctly and safely

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate II in Laundry Operations, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency.

  • Five (5) core units of competency
  • Eight (8) elective units of competency as specified below.

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

CORE UNITS 

Complete all five (5) 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

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Select eight (8) units as specified below.

  • A minimum of three (3) units must be selected from Group A
  • A maximum of one (1) unit may be selected from Group C
  • A maximum of two (2) units may be selected from Group D
  • The remainder must be selected from Groups A and B.

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTDC2001A

Provide customer service in a dry cleaning or laundry enterprise

LMTDC2007A

Receive and sort articles for cleaning

LMTLA2001A

Conduct safe handling of laundry chemicals

LMTLA2002A

Operate washing machines

LMTLA2003A

Control washing machine operation

LMTLA2002A

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

GROUP B 

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

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

MEM07033B

Operate and monitor basic boiler

MEM07034A

Operate and monitor intermediate class boiler

MEM07033B

GROUP C 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

MSS402010A

Manage the impact of change on own work

MSS402001A

Apply competitive systems and practices

MSS402002A

Sustain process improvements

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

MSS402080A

Undertake root cause analysis

MSS402081A

Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

GROUP D 

Other Laundry Operations units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 2 units) and III (maximum 1 unit)

Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 2 units) and III (maximum 1 unit)

Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses that are available at Certificates I (maximum 1 unit), II (maximum 2 units) and III (maximum 1 unit)

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