DEMONSTRATE YOUR EXPERTISE AND STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION
Every year it becomes more challenging to keep up-to-date and competitive. To improve your expertise, build customer confidence, and prepare yourself to better handle the continuing demands of the industry, consider the ultimate educational goal--Professional Certification by DLI.
What Is Certification?
Certification is a process whereby an individual is recognized by an association for having met a predetermined set of criteria. Eligible individuals who pass a standard examination are granted the right to use the industry–endorsed title, Certified Professional Drycleaner (CPD), Certified Professional Wetcleaner (CPW), and Certified Environmental Cleaner (CED), and Certified Garment Care Professional (CGCP).
Who Is Eligible For Certification?
Any individual who owns or is employed in an operating drycleaning business is eligible to apply for certification.
What Is Required?
Depending on the exam, a successful candidate must achieve a satisfactory score on a multiple–choice examination pertaining to business management, customer service, fibers and fabrics, stain removal, environmental regulations, proper waste handling, safe operating procedures, the drycleaning and wetcleaning processes.
How Can I Prepare For The Examination?
It is recommended an individual have some practical drycleaning experience to draw from before taking the exam. Also, preparation can be made by reading specially designed self–study guides that will be automatically sent upon registration.
When Will The Examination Be Administered?
Certification exams are administered during an established two-week testing period on a daily basis, Monday through Saturday, excluding holidays. Candidates may schedule one or multiple exams at any point within the two-week testing period.
Summer exam dates to be determined.
For more information, contact DLI’s Education Department at 800-638-2627.