Qualification details

LMT21510 - Certificate II in Dry Cleaning 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Superseded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 LMT21507 - Certificate II in Dry Cleaning Operations 15/Jul/2011
Is superseded by MST20516 - Certificate II in TCF Services and RepairSupersedes: LMT21510 Certificate II in Dry Cleaning; LMT21107 Certificate II in Footwear Repair. Not equivalent 03/Jul/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 811512 Drycleaner 
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 Dry Cleaning Operator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 811512 Drycleaner 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 dry cleaning enterprise.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate II In Dry Cleaning Operations reflects vocational outcomes for those performing a limited range of technical and operational tasks within a dry cleaning environment. Some multi-skilled roles can be accommodated in this qualification. Outcomes include those working directly with dry cleaning machines and processes as well as those providing informed customer service and support functions.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the operations of dry cleaning 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 LMT31207 Certificate III in Dry Cleaning 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 the following facets :

Communication 

  • communicate verbally with internal and external clients
  • read and interpret international and Australian care labels and symbols
  • complete written documents where required
  • use communication technologies efficiently
  • share workplace information
  • communicate information about problems with garments and stains
  • follow work instructions, visuals and signs
  • read and understand job specifications
  • communicate information relating to OHS

Teamwork 

  • work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • provide support to others in the work area
  • work independently or as part of a team
  • contribute in team meetings
  • identify performance required to meet customer needs in own work and team
  • identify own role and responsibility within a team

Problem solving 

  • identify risks associated with dry cleaning chemicals and equipment
  • identify and report safety hazards
  • identify and report environmental hazards
  • clarify and address potential issues
  • identify problems and make contributions to their solution
  • monitor workplace activities and identify and report faults or problems
  • report on articles requiring repair
  • identify and report potential environmental hazards

Initiative and enterprise 

  • make suggestions for continuous improvement
  • provide feedback on procedures
  • gather and interpret information
  • inspect quality of dry cleaning articles on an ongoing basis
  • record basic information on the quality and other indicators of production performance
  • make suggestions for improvements to work practices
  • seek opportunities to improve resource efficiency

Planning and organising 

  • plan work activities
  • monitor production and work load priorities
  • identify requirements for materials, chemicals, quality and production
  • direct articles to the correct area for further processing
  • identify and use relevant personal protective equipment
  • identify and monitor resource use in own work
  • organise work area to maintain housekeeping standards

Self-management 

  • keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • conduct regular housekeeping activities during shift
  • conduct work in a manner which minimises waste
  • interpret data and information as required by own job
  • monitor own work
  • understand own work activities
  • identify personal responsibilities

Learning 

  • assess own competencies in meeting job requirements
  • listen to feedback and advice of supervisors
  • identify own skill requirements and seek skill development if required
  • attend training or skill development activities
  • ask questions to expand own knowledge

Technology 

  • use manual handling technologies in the workplace
  • set up, operate and adjust machinery
  • determine machine and equipment loads
  • use machinery to meet productivity requirements
  • perform minor maintenance on 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 Dry Cleaning Operations, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency.

  • Six (6) core units of competency
  • Seven (7) elective units of competency as specified below.

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

CORE UNITS 

Complete all six (6) units from this list

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL2003B

Identify fibres and fabrics

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 seven (7) units as specified below.

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

GROUP A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

LMTCL2006B

Press work

LMTDC2001A

Provide customer service in a dry cleaning or laundry enterprise

LMTDC2004A

Operate dry cleaning machines

LMTDC2005A

Operate wet cleaning machines

LMTDC2006A

Operate finishing equipment

LMTDC2007A

Receive and sort articles for cleaning

LMTDC2008A

Carry out final inspection of articles

LMTDC2009A

Prepare articles for storage or despatch

LMTDC2011A

Identify pre- and post-spotting requirements

LMTDC2012A

Conduct safe handling of dry cleaning chemicals and solvents

GROUP B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

LMTCL2001B

Use a sewing machine

LMTCL2002B

Provide hand sewing and finishing support

LMTCL2004B

Sew components

LMTCL2001B

LMTGN2004B

Work in a team environment

LMTGN2008B

Coordinate work of team or section

LMTGN2009B

Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

MEM07033B

Operate and monitor basic boiler

MEM07034A

Operate and monitor intermediate class boiler

MEM07033B

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 C 

Other Dry Cleaning 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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