The Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management is conducting a specialized course in Laundry & dry cleaning operations to male and female individuals who could then gain employment in mechanized laundries in hotels, hospitals, airports, garment factories and many other organizations in Sri Lanka & abroad.


Encourage the school leavers to enter wide range of career opportunities available in the sector

Perform required technical and soft skills to work as a trained /competent craftsman in
Laundry section in establishments

Upon successful completion of this program, students will gain opportunities to further
study in programs offered by SLITHM.

Course Content

Module No

Name of the Module


Job outlook, objectives of the course and career paths available following completion of the course.


Laundry workflow: steps in laundering and washing mechanism.


Dry cleaning machine operation and process.


Laundry formulas dry cleaning and wet cleaning.


Introduction, basic laundry equipment & its functions.


Machine operation washer extractors.


Equipment selection as per the size of the laundry and layout plan.


Dry tumbler operation.

Entry Qualifications

Up to G.C.E. Ordinary Level.

Age above 18 years.

Teaching Methodologies

Lectures | Presentations | Assignments | Field Trips

Period of the Course : 03 months (Full Time)

Medium : English Medium

Contact Details

General Inquiry : Mr.Lalin Thebuwana

Tel : 011- 2208312

Address : Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management, 78, Galle Road, Colombo 03

Next Intake Date - 2023

A minimum qualification is only required to enroll the course

Blended with both theoretical and practical exposure

Opportunity to study diversified fields of hotel operation

Scholarships for low income students