Q1 2022

New Blended Courses Offer Students More Flexibility

2022 Course Offerings Include On-Site, Virtual, and a Combination of Both

The Drycleaning and Laundry Institute released plans for its School of Drycleaning Technology courses throughout 2022. This year DLI offers a host of options for students, including On-Site Courses, Virtual Courses, and Blended Learning (a combination of virtual and on-site training).

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Q3 2021

DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology Reawakens

After months of dormancy, DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology is again offering in-person resident drycleaning courses this fall. The first General Course will run from October 4–22 and can be taken as a complete three-week course or in two parts:

  • Introduction to Drycleaning Course: October 4–8, 2021
  • Advanced Drycleaning Course: October 11–22, 2021

Register at DLIonline.org/Education or call 800-638-2627

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Q3 2021

DLI Opens New Era in Professional Training with All-Virtual Stain Removal Course

DRYCLEANING & LAUNDRY INSTITUTE COURSES MAY HAVE BEEN INTERRUPTED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC BUT THAT DID NOT STOP THE INSTITUTE FROM OFFERING COURSES. Eighteen students recently completed DLI’s first-ever Virtual Stain Removal Course this spring. DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology re-tooled the course to work in an online-only format and added extra flexibility to help students succeed in the course.

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Q2 2021

DLI Offers Virtual Stain Removal Course in May

Training is a critical aspect of running a tight ship. Because the global travel situation is not exactly ideal, DLI offers hands-on, live instruction in a remote learning format over six, three-hour sessions in May. This means students can get the training they need without traveling to DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology.


“The pandemic hit our industry hard,” said Brian Johnson, DLI’s Director of Education & Analysis. “In its nearly 100-year history, DLI’s school was only closed one other time during World War II. With this course, we’re offering in-depth, virtual, live training. This will help students understand this complex, but very important, aspect of the business.”

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Q1 2020

DLI Graduates Complete Fall 2019 General Course and Two Standalone Courses

DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology trained 15 students in its 377th General Drycleaning Course, composed of a five-day Introduction to Drycleaning Course, October 21-25  and ten-day Advanced Drycleaning Course, Octobert 28 – November 8. Eight more students graduated a special standalone one-week Introduction to Drycleaning course, August 19-23 and four students graduated a special two-day Stain Removal Course, September 26 & 27. Founded in 1927, DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology has helped shape the careers of thousands of drycleaners worldwide. In these courses, students learned about:

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Q3 2019

Frequently Asked Questions: DLI Certifications

Updated deadline to register: August 18

Why should I get certified?

DLI endorses the concept of voluntary, periodic certification by examination for all professional cleaners. Certification focuses specifically on the individual and is an indication of current competency in a specialized field of practice.

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Q2 2019

Spring 2019 DLI Graduates & Scholarships

Students from 10 U.S. states and one tropical island attended the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute’s Spring 2019 Introduction to Drycleaning and Advanced Drycleaning Courses. In its 91styear, DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology has trained thousands of drycleaners all over the globe. Students learned about all aspects of the industry.

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Q2 2019

DLI Clean 2019 Education Sessions

DLI plans educational sessions for every Clean Show and this year we’ve got a great lineup for attendees. From new perspectives, technologies, and diversifications, DLI’s Clean Show education sessions will help you make better informed business decisions. Join us for these sessions and get the most out of your trip to the Clean Show.

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