LMT40810 - Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision
Certificate IV in Laundry Operations and Supervision
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.
This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in leadership and management operations within laundry enterprises.
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.
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
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.
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
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)
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.
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.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
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
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
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
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
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
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