Course Title: Operate washing machines

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3286 Certificate III in Laundry Operations

Course Title: Operate washing 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,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

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 products into washing machines and operate machines and clean products according to specifications and quality requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTLA2002A Operate washing machines


1 Interpret care labeling

2 Operate automatic washing extractor

3 Operate manual washing extractor

4 Complete wash

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to prepare for wash, operate automatic and manual washing extractors plus complete the wash.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of prepare for wash, operate automatic and manual washing extractors plus complete the washs and by questioning for underpinning knowledge.