Summary

The Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Industry Reference Committee (IRC), supported by IBSA Manufacturing undertook a review of laundry and dry cleaning-related content, focusing on preparing graduates to be ‘job ready’ by ensuring they have the key skills required for the industry and can work towards more sustainable operations. The Case for EndorsementCompanion Volume Implementation Guide and Project Components project received ministerial approval in 2020 and release 3.0 of the MST Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Package is available on the National Register of VET, training.gov.au.

Please refer to the Case for Change for more information on the research undertaken to support this project.

Outcomes
Components developed in this project will  support industry to address

  • Growth in the laundry sector is due to a rise in population numbers in nursing homes and retirement villages, and an increasing number of tourist accommodations.
  • The need for further attention required within the health sector, infection control and handling of contaminated linen needs.
  • The growing demand for more personalised customer service, e.g. advice, mending and alterations.

For more information please visit: www.dwer.gov.au