8121-Hand Launderers and Pressers

Job Title: 

Hand Launderers and Pressers

Job Description: 

Hand launderers and pressers launder, press or dry-clean garments, linen and other textiles by hand.


Cleaning, by hand and with chemical solutions, clothing, fabrics, leather goods and similar articles, in a dry-cleaning or other establishment

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

913 - Public Health

Specific Occupations: 

812101 - Laundry Worker (General)
Description : Sorts, cleans, irons, and folds linen, clothing and other garments by hand.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Garment Cleaner, Laundry Maid, Linen Sorter / Maid, Starcher

812103 - Ironer or Presser
Description : Irons or presses garments and other fabrics such as delicate and formal wear in a commercial laundry or private residence.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

812104 - Carpet Cleaner
Description : Cleans carpets, rugs and furniture upholstery using powder, liquid and steam cleaning methods, and applies soil-repellent chemicals and deodorants.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Carpet Cleaning Contractor, Steam Cleaner

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa