1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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LAUNDRY WORKERS sort, clean, fold, iron and package clothing or other items in laundry establishments.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • sorting articles for cleaning according to the type of article, colour, fabric and cleaning treatment required
  • placing sorted articles into receptacles or onto conveyor belts for moving to repair or cleaning areas
  • loading and unloading washing machines, driers and extractors
  • adding cleaning agents and starches
  • smoothing articles and guiding them through machines, checking for stains and holes
  • placing articles on shelves or hanging garments for delivery or collection


This section contains the following subsection :
              8315-11 Laundry Worker

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