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Pressman

Aliases: Ironer, Laundryman

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Pressman is expected to perform include:

  • Preparing for ironing operations
  • Ironing the garments
  • Folding the garment as per the customer specification
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role 
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities 
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available

  • Overtime may be required

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 5th
  • Certified training for Pressman (programme aligned to AMH/Q0401 released by Apparel Sector Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Familiar with the correct machine, tools and equipment
  • Knowledge of different types of garments and its ironing requirements
  • Familiar with the folding procedures applicable as per different garments
  • Knowledge about garment parts (pockets, fronts, backs, collars, cuffs, sleeves, etc.)
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service
  • Able to work under high pressure
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Schools across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Pressman Helper →  Pressman → Laundry Attendant → Assistant Laundry Manager → Laundry Manager

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 6,000 to Rs 7,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1, 4

Generally, 2 years of experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Laundry services 
  • Textile companies 
  • Hotels and laundry services 
KEYWORDS 
  • Pressman
  • Ironing Jobs
  • Laundryman
  • Laundry Iron Services
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158157.0401Pressman
ISCO 20088157Laundry Machine Operators
NIC 200814109Manufacture of wearing apparel n.e.c.
QP ReferenceAMH/Q0401Pressman
NSQFLevel 4Not available
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