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Cleaning & Support Services

Cleaning & Support Services



This course will give you the knowledge to understand the principles of cleaning and support services. The course will also give you knowledge of how to deal with hazardous situations in the workplace, maintaining clean and hygienic working environments, and how to carry out a deep clean. The practical training in this course will also give you the skills required to use cleaning equipment safely.

What You Will Learn

On completion of the course, you will have developed knowledge and skills in:

  • Understanding the importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • Keeping work areas clean and tidy
  • Manually handling and moving goods
  • Picking goods for assembling orders
  • Wrapping and packing goods
  • Using equipment to move goods
  • Selecting and using personal protective equipment appropriately (PPE)
  • Working safely as part of a team 
  • Recording and reporting any incidents or disagreements
  • Preparing the work area for cleaning
  • Preparing electrically powered cleaning equipment for use 
  • Using equipment and cleaning agents effectively and safely
  • Understanding the criteria and being able to demonstrate competence in the workbook and cleaning activities

Progression Opportunities

The cleaning and support services course gives you the knowledge and craft skills to get a job in a multitude of sectors where cleaning and maintenance services are required. Former learners have gone on to get jobs in the following areas:

  • School Site Maintenance
  • Site Management
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Cleaner
  • Warehouse Cleaning
  • Hospital Portering
  • Community Cleaning
  • Self-Employment


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