Course Title: Perform linen rewash

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MIET6176C

Course Title: Perform linen rewash

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3223 - Certificate III in Laundry Operations

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to identify stains and select rewash methods for linen to meet laundry specifications and quality requirements.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTLA2004A Perform linen rewash


1 Determine rewash requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Steps for identifying the stained product are followed in accordance with OHS practices, including use of personal protective equipment
1.2 Stain is identified and classified into categories
1.3 Rewash requirements for the identified stain and product type are determined


2 Carry out rewash procedure

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Preparation for rewash is assessed in accordance with machine operation procedures
2.2 Chemical products are prepared and used according to supplier and laundry requirements and prewash applied as required
2.3 Machine is operated in accordance with manufacturer’s and workplace procedures
2.4 Washing extractor operation is monitored to ensure correct function
2.5 Operating faults are identified and reported


3 Complete rewash

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Data is recorded and stored in accordance with industry and workplace procedures
3.2 Linen is transferred to next operation
3.3 Work area housekeeping standards are maintained

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to determine rewash requirements, carry out rewash procedures and complete the rewash.

Details of Learning Activities

In general your training is contextualised according to the company’s production processes undertaken as a part of the trainees normal work duties.

Your tasks are selected for training and explanation of the task to be undertaken is given by the trainer and the correct procedure discussed. The task is demonstrated by the trainer and underpinning skills and knowledge are developed.

When the trainer is confident you are capable of undertaking the task safely you will then do the task. During this time your work would be monitored by the trainer and questioning and further instruction given.

You will also be given workplace based tasks and activities to complete and practice between visits. Any activities and work performed between visits are reviewed and further training is undertaken accordingly.

RMIT University learning resources are used to support your training.

Teaching Schedule

In general you will be taught by 5 means within a workplace training context as follows:

1. Introduction and overview of course. Basics of skills required and course content 2 hours
2. Use of learning resources and basic skills development 2 hours
3. Complete manuals 4 hours
4. Supervised skill development to competency 30 hours
5. Consolidation of skills and assessment 2 hours

You will practice skills and understanding as a part of your workplace duties between sessions. Activities and work performed between visits are reviewed in the following session and further training is undertaken accordingly.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation and your ability to determine rewash requirements, carry out rewash procedures and complete the rewash. Also by yourself and by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify rewash requirements, carry out rewash procedures and complete the rewash. Also by yourself and by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Matrix

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