Close

Careerforce is reviewing nine level 2 unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in Cleaning Skills domain.

If would like to comment on the revised standards, please email qualreview@careerforce.org.nz before the close of business on Friday 18 June 2021. 

Points of note:

  • Titles for all standards bar 28352 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 tracked changes
28350Demonstrate knowledge of key cleaning equipment and basic cleaning principles

Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning equipment and basic cleaning principles

2

10

28350

28350

28351Identify and use common cleaning agents

Identify, explain, and apply common cleaning products

2

2

28351

28351

28352

Carry out core cleaning tasks

2

10

28352

28352

28353Apply basic hygiene practices in the cleaning industry

Demonstrate knowledge of basic hygiene practices when working as a cleaner

2

4

28353

28353

28354Explain cleaning product risks and physical hazards in the cleaning industry, and procedures for reporting incidents

Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning product risks, physical hazard risk strategies, and procedures for reporting incidents

2

4

28354

28354

28355Explain hazards, injury prevention strategies and injury reporting requirements in the cleaning industry

Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, injury prevention strategies, and injury reporting when working as a cleaner

2

5

28355

28355

28356Demonstrate knowledge of customer service in the cleaning industry

Demonstrate knowledge of customer service when cleaning

2

2

28356

28356

28357Apply security requirements and explain privacy requirements and emergency procedures in the cleaning industry

Demonstrate knowledge of security and privacy requirements when working as a cleaner

2

2

28357

28357

28358Demonstrate knowledge of infection prevention and control and manage laundry and waste in a health care facility

Demonstrate knowledge of infection transmission, prepare laundry, and dispose of waste, in a health care facility

2

5

28358

28358