The Cleaner’s Skills Certificate is a two-day training course designed to provide practical skills to cleaning operatives, to ensure routine cleaning tasks are carried out efficiently, safely and to a high standard.

Suitable participants can be cleaning operators/supervisors who are new to the cleaning industry or experienced cleaners who require a greater understanding of modern building surfaces, advances in cleaning technology & equipment and Health & Safety guidelines.

Course Objectives

  • Improve the standards of cleaning, hygiene and safety.
  • Improve participants cleaning techniques and competency.
  • Reduce the risks of injury resulting from poor cleaning procedures.
  • Ensure employers benefit from cost effective training and more efficient use of cleaning chemicals and equipment

Course Content

  • Introduction to Health & Safety
  • Chemical Competence
  • Safe Care & Use of Cleaning Equipment & Appliances
  • Cleaning (& Disinfecting) various Wall Surfaces
  • Wet-cleaning a variety of different Floor Surfaces
  • Mop Sweeping with a Dust Control Mop
  • Suction Cleaning with a dry vacuum (Hoovering)
  • Buffing & Spray Cleaning
  • Changing Refuse-sacks and Safe Handling & Disposal of Waste
  • Cleaning Toilets, Showers, Sinks, Sluices & Urinals (lecture)

Schedule & Venue

The course is run over two full days from 9.00am to 5.00pm with usual breaks.The training is delivered at our purpose-built Cleaning Skills Training School facility at Euro Business Park, Little Island, Cork, or at a client's premises. 

Participants must attend wearing suitable footwear and clothing and will be required to fully participate in cleaning tasks.

Candidates must demonstrate an established level of competency in various practical cleaning tasks to successfully pass this course.