To be awarded the Certificate III in Dry Cleaning Operations, competency must be achieved in nineteen (19) units of competency.
Ten (10) core units of competency
Nine (9) elective units of competency.
If the Certificate II in Dry Cleaning Operations has been achieved, an additional six (6) units are required. All mandatory units listed must be achieved - any Certificate III mandatory units not achieved at Certificate II must be completed as part of the additional six (6) units required for the Certificate III. Units that have been credited towards lower level qualifications must not be selected in the additional six (6) unit requirement. At least three (3) of the six (6) units must be selected from Group A.
Note: Where perquisite units apply, these have been listed, and must be considered in the total number of units.
Complete all ten (10) units from this list.
Identify fibres and fabrics
Operate dry cleaning machines
Identify fabric and garment cleaning requirements
Identify pre- and post-spotting requirements
Conduct safe handling of dry cleaning chemicals and solvents
Dry clean garments with special treatment requirements
Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures
Apply quality standards
Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Select nine (9) units as specified below.
A minimum of three (3) units must be chosen from Group A
A minimum of two (2) units must be chosen from Group B
A maximum of two (2) units may be chosen from Group D
A maximum of three (3) units may be chosen from Group E
The remainder may be chosen from Groups A, B and C.
NOTE: Competitive Manufacturing Training Package units, identified in Group D 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.
Provide customer service in a dry cleaning or laundry enterprise
Operate wet cleaning machines
Operate finishing equipment
Receive and sort articles for cleaning
Carry out final inspection of articles
Prepare articles for storage or despatch
Manage the impact of change on own work
Facilitate change in an organisation implementing competitive systems and practices
Apply competitive systems and practices
Sustain process improvements
Implement competitive systems and practices
Ensure process improvements are sustained
Apply Just in Time procedures
Apply cost factors to work practices
Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements
Apply 5S procedures
Monitor process capability
Use planning software systems in operations
Use SCADA systems in operations
Use sustainable energy practices
Undertake root cause analysis
Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy
Facilitate a Just in Time system
Improve cost factors in work practices
Analyse manual handling processes
Facilitate and improve implementation of 5S
Undertake process capability improvements
Mistake proof an operational process
Apply statistics to operational processes
Facilitate the use of planning software systems in a work area or team
Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area
Undertake proactive maintenance analyses
Assist in implementing a proactive maintenance strategy
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
Other Dry Cleaning units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit) and III (maximum 3 units)
Other TCF Training Package units that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit), III (maximum 3 units) and IV (maximum 1 unit)
Units from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses that are available at Certificates II (maximum 1 unit), III (maximum 3 units) and IV (maximum 1 unit)