Laundry Worker (General)

Laundry Workers (General) sort, clean, iron, fold and package linen, clothing and other garments in a commercial laundry.
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    Overview

    Laundry Workers (General) sort, clean, iron, fold and package linen, clothing and other garments in a commercial laundry.

    Day-to-day

    • sorts articles for cleaning according to type, colour, fabric and cleaning treatment required
    • places sorted articles into receptacles and onto conveyor belts for moving to repair and cleaning areas
    • checks for and removes stains from garments, and makes minor repairs such as replacing buttons
    • loads and unloads washing machines, driers and extractors
    • adds cleaning agents and starches to articles
    • smoothes articles and guides them through cleaning and pressing machines
    • stops and starts machines to untangle, straighten and remove articles
    • irons and presses clean articles
    • places articles on shelves or on hangers for delivery or collection
    • packages articles and prepares orders for dispatch.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Laundry Worker (General)

    • You can work as a Laundry Worker (General) without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II or III in laundry operations might be helpful.

      Take a Certificate II in Laundry Operations

    Skills employers are looking for

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