Laundry equipment and how they function

Issued by: Diversey

Using laundry equipment seems like a straightforward process, but if you don't use laundry products or equipment correctly, it could spell disaster. From washing to drying to ironing, each step of the laundry process requires precision so that you can be assured your guests have fresh, clean linen every day.

In this course, Laundry equipment and how they function, Diversey will teach you the different types of laundry equipment, how they function, and the effect they have on linen.

You'll also learn how to use laundry products, understand the effect of temperatures in the laundry process, and how to replace a laundry product canister.

For your safety, Diversey recommends you pay attention to proper dosage of these chemicals when cleaning. You can find these details on the Diversey product label on each item bottle. Each chemical also has a Safety Data Sheet. These are available at your workplace, or on the Diversey website. Links are available in each lesson in this course.

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • Understand what an on-premise laundry is
  • Differentiate between programmable and non-programmable machines
  • Describe the function of:
    • Dryers
    • Flatwork ironers
    • Laundry product dispensers
  • Understand the purpose of the pre-wash step and how to remove soils
  • Understand the purpose of the main wash step and bleach step
  • Explain the purpose of a neutralization step and the products used
  • Describe the final step of the laundry process: Extraction
  • Understand why dryer temperature and time is important
  • Prepare and replace a laundry product canister replacement

Duration: 35m 18s

Lessons: 8


By watching all the lessons and receiving a pass mark of 80% or more on the quiz, the earner of this credential will show an understanding of the different types of laundry equipment, how to use them for best results, and how to maintain them for ongoing use.

Expiration: Never