Laundry Apprenticeship (Intermediate Level 2)

Course Information

  • Course Code: AD569
  • Duration: 2 academic years
  • Validated by: PAAVQSET
  • Study mode: Full Time

You could train as a Laundry Assistant who is responsible for cleaning items, such as bedding, restaurant and hospital linen, towels, chefs wear, dust mats and specialist work wear. You could work in private professional cleaners or in a public sector organisation such as the NHS.

To undertake an Apprenticeship in Laundry you must be committed and have the determination and motivation to succeed.


What will I study?

Selection of units from the Laundry Intermediate Apprenticeship:

  • Carry out the washing process
  • Process flat work through calenders
  • Quality standards of the textile care service
  • Finishing processes within the textile care service.
Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however if you need to develop your skills, as part of the qualification you will obtain Functional Skills in Englishand Maths.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in one or more of the following ways:

  • Course work
  • Observations
  • Oral questioning
  • Electronic portfolio of evidence
  • Practical demonstration/assignment.
What can I do next?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship, natural progression would be to a higher level course or promotion within your employment to give you a broader range and quality of skills and understanding of the industry and its requirements.

Your Study Programme

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Career Options

Future income

Laundry workers earn between around £13,000 to £15,000 a year.

Supervisors and managers may earn between £16,000 and £18,000 a year.


If you are aged 16-24, and you don't think you have the necessary 'work-ready' skills, we also offer Traineeships. Our 8 week courses provide the essential work preparation training, English, maths and work experience needed to secure your place on an Apprenticeship. More information can be found here 

Additional Apprenticeship Information

Apprentices should work for at least 30 hours per week and an Apprenticeship takes between one and five years to complete, depending upon the level of Apprenticeship and the industry sector. Most of the training is delivered in the workplace, so you will learn the skills you need to do the job well. The rest of the training is given by Blackburn College, either at the workplace, in College or via e-learning. The training is specifically tailored to ensure you develop the skills the employer wants, giving apprentices a real advantage in the workplace.

This means that apprentices not only have better long term salary prospects, but they also have excellent progression opportunities, whether looking to study further or climb the ranks within the workplace.