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Careerforce is reviewing twelve level 3 unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in Cleaning Skills and Cleaning and Caretaking domains.

If would like to comment on the revised standards, please email qualreview@careerforce.org.nz before the close of business on Friday 25 June 2021. 

 

Points of note:

  • Titles for all standards bar 29394 have been edited. See table below.
  • Guidance Information has been updated where relevant.
  • Various iterative changes have been made to language and formatting used in Outcomes and Performance Criteria.
  • The last date for assessment using the current versions of these standards will be 31 December 2023.

 

Proposed new unit standard titles are in bold.

Please read the US documents below. You also have an option to read them with tracked changes.

 

US numberUS title

Level

Credits

US documentUS document with track changes
29382Work independently as a cleaner

Demonstrate working independently as a cleaner

3

16

29382

29382

29383Identify and use common cleaning agents

Identify and remove common stains from a variety of materials and surfaces

3

6

29383

29383

29384Apply general knowledge of infection prevention and contamination as a cleaner

Demonstrate knowledge of infection prevention and contamination when working as a cleaner

3

5

29384

29384

29385Clean carpet for a client

Demonstrate knowledge of carpet cleaning requirements, and clean carpet when working as a cleaner

3

5

29385

29385

29386Clean hard floor surfaces

Demonstrate knowledge of hard floor cleaning requirements, and clean hard floor surfaces when working as a cleaner

3

5

29386

29386

29388Meet site specific health and safety requirements when working as a cleaner

Demonstrate knowledge of site-specific health and safety requirements when working as a cleaner

3

10

29388

29388

29389Apply specialised knowledge of infection control and contamination prevention when working as a cleaner

Demonstrate specialised knowledge of infection control and contamination prevention when working as a cleaner

3

10

29389

29389

29390Rehabilitate water-affected carpet

Demonstrate knowledge of carpet water-damage categories, and restore water-damaged carpets

3

10

29390

29390

29391Maintain and restore hard floor surfaces

Restore hard floor surfaces

3

10

29391

29391

29392Identify, demonstrate, and apply food-safe cleaning practices

Identify, demonstrate, and apply food-safe cleaning practices when working as a cleaner

3

10

29392

29392

29393Carry out specialist cleaning and restoration duties in high-risk environments

Carry out specialist cleaning and restoration duties in a high-risk environment

3

10

29393

29393

29394Supervise a team of cleaners

3

10

29394

29394