FIELD DRY CLEANING AND LAUNDRY PROCESSING

 

Review of Drycleaning and Laundry Processing qualifications

 

New Zealand Certificate in Drycleaning (Level 3) [Ref: 2430]

New Zealand Certificate in Laundry Processing (Level 2) with optional strand in Washroom Procedures [Ref: 2431]

 

Competenz has reviewed the qualifications listed above.

 

Date new versions published February 2018

 

The next qualification review is planned to take place during 2023.

 

Reason for the review

 

These qualifications have reached their 5-year mandatory review date.

 

Summary of review and consultation process

 

Industry stakeholders participated in a scheduled review of these qualifications. The review was informed by consistency review results, which the stakeholders concurred with.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

 

         The graduate outcomes of the laundry qualification were updated.

         Both qualifications were updated to the current qualification template and changes made to wording, formatting and conditions.

         A new review date was set for both qualifications.

         Version 2 was issued.

 

New Zealand Certificate in Drycleaning (Level 3) [Ref: 2430]

New Zealand Certificate in Laundry Processing (Level 2) [Ref: 2431]

 

Review category

B

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

Transition

 

The last date for assessment of programmes leading to version 1 of these qualifications is 31 December 2019.

 

Key to Qualification Review Categories

 

Category A

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NZQF ID

Changes are made to SSB name, contact details or purpose statement

No change is made to title, rules or components of the qualification

No transition arrangements are required

Category B

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NZQF ID

Changes are made to title, rules or components

The new version of the qualification recognises a similar skill set to that recognised by the previous version

The SSB is confident that people awarded the new or previous version are comparable in terms of competence

Transition arrangements are required if candidates must gain additional/different credits for the new version

Category C

A new (replacement) qualification is published with new NZQF ID

Significant changes are made to the qualification in terms of components, structure, type or level

The SSB views people with the replacement qualification as being significantly different in terms of competence from those with the replaced qualification

Transition arrangements are required

Transition may be limited to phase-out dates

Category D

Qualification will expire.

There is no replacement qualification

Qualification is no longer required by industry

The qualification is designated as expiring and a last date for meeting the qualification requirements is set