How to become a dry cleaner
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You could start by doing a textile care operative intermediate apprenticeship.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could apply directly for jobs. Employers will often be more interested in your personal qualities like reliability, timekeeping and customer care than qualifications.
Retail sales experience could be useful.
You can find out more about working in laundry and dry cleaning services through the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers.