Course Title: Operate wet cleaning machines

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3285 Certificate III in Dry Cleaning Operations

Course Title: Operate wet cleaning machines

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to load articles into water-based cleaning machines and process to specifications and quality requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTDC2005A Operate wet cleaning machines


1 Prepare for wet cleaning

2 Operate wet cleaning machine

3 Monitor wet cleaning machine operation

4 Sort and inspect articles

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to prepare for wet cleaning, operate and monitor a wet cleaning machine plus sort and inspect articles.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation and your ability to operate finishing equipment and Inspect articles and by questioning for underpinning knowledge.