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Qualification and programme overview

This qualification is suitable for people entering the cleaning industry and to recognise the skills and knowledge of those already employed in the cleaning sector.

The health care facilities cleaning optional strand builds on the core skills and knowledge to recognise the specific skills required for cleaning under supervision in health-care facilities.

This programme aims to encourage safe work practices, and develop skills related to cleaning effectively and efficiently.

The programme includes developing and/or recognising the following competencies in your staff:

  • Carrying out generic cleaning duties.
  • Maintaining safety of themselves, others and the environment when performing cleaning services.
  • Communication and Customer Service.
  • Applying security procedures.

Trainees completing the optional Health Care Facilities Cleaning
endorsement will also be able to:

  • Apply infection control and contamination prevention procedures.

How long is the programme?

The programme should take between 7 – 8 months.

 

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* This programme presently has free enrolment via the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF)

Frequently Asked Questions

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The Level 2 certificate in Cleaning is for cleaners in commercial, residential, health and domestic situations. It aims to encourage safe work practices, and develop skills related to cleaning effectively and efficiently.

Currently there are no enrolment fees for the Level 2 Cleaning qualification (valued at $200 NZD).

The employer usually pays the fees for staff to enrol in these programmes. To enrol in a Careerforce programme, you must be currently employed, and have the support of your employer.

As part of Budget 2020, the New Zealand Government, announced its Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). This fund is designed to encourage and support New Zealanders to undertake vocational education and training in targeted areas.

Contact

To enrol in the New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 2), please call 0800 277 486, email: info@careerforce.org.nz or speak to your local Careerforce Workplace Advisor

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Level 2

Ideal for

cleaners in commercial, residential, health and domestic situations

Relevant for the following sectors

  • Aged Care
  • Cleaning
  • Healthcare Services
  • 43 - 48 Credits
  • 7 - 8 months
  • $200 (inc GST) FREE ENROLMENT*

Working as a cleaner,
the most important thing for
me is that I can walk away
and feel like I’ve made
a difference to the residents.

Haley Taylor | Facilities Cleaner