Clothing care worker

You can choose to study after 12 grades (duration of studies – 2 years).

The training programme is aimed at preparing qualified textile product care specialists having theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the area of textile product care, able to provide quality services of textile product care.

In theoretical courses, the future textile product care specialists are taught the basics of occupational health and safety requirements, environmental protection and hygiene, textile material science, wet and thermal processing, washing, cleaning, product repair technologies, cleaning equipment and products, use of product fixing tools and means, provision of services and pricing, etc.

The practical training is performed in Centre’s workshops, duration of training – 1,039 hours.

The apprenticeship is conducted in Centre’s practical training base and companies, duration – 600 hours. The practical skills are solidified and improved during the apprenticeship.

The vocational readiness of the student, who passed the entire training programme, is demonstrated by the results of competency assessment examination which evaluates the competencies and general skills laid out in the curriculum. The composition of the commission of competency assessment examinations, organisation and the procedure of the issue of documents are regulated by the Ministry of Education and Science. The graduate is conferred with the qualification of textile product care worker and with a secondary education.

After completing the training programme of textile product care specialist, it is possible to continue studies according to the study programmes in the area of technical sciences at colleges and universities or improve the acquired qualification independently or by participating in internships.

 

Description of qualification

The qualification of textile product care specialist is necessary in order to work as the specialist of textile product care.

The person, who acquired the qualification of textile product care specialist, shall:

  • be able to select the type of service provision;

  • be able to evaluate the composition and properties of textile products;

  • be able to establish defects;

  • be able to distinguish and match colours;

  • be able to select the methods, means, tools and equipment of textile product care;

  • prepare them for work;

  • clean, wash, iron, correct textile products by applying newest technologies, modern equipment and tools;

  • work safely with tools, equipment and materials;

  • pack textile products;

  • accept and formalise the order of service;

  • communicate with clients in a cultured way;

  • be able to work in a team and individually;

  • be able to work responsibly, attentively and individually;

  • solve problems in a fast and competent manner;

  • have good eyesight;

  • be resistant to allergies and airway illnesses.

Having acquired the qualification of textile product care specialist, the persons can work in various companies providing chemical cleaning, washing, repainting, repair and care services.