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Qualification and programme overview

This qualification is for experienced cleaners who want to gain general skills and knowledge to be able to deliver, guide and promote safe and high-quality cleaning services.

This pathway is for generalist cleaning wanting to gain recognition for being able to work knowledgeably, safely and with limited supervision.

Graduates will be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 3).

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

  • Carrying out generic cleaning duties autonomously and efficiently.
  • Applying an understanding of health and safety legislative requirements when responding to risks for themselves and others in the workplace, and for the general public.

 

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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 Careerforce New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 3) is for experienced cleaners working in commercial, residential, health and domestic situations who want to gain general skills and knowledge to be able to deliver, guide and promote safe and high-quality cleaning services.

Trainees gain their skills and knowledge through on-job learning. The core value of industry-based training is that it sets people up with the right experiences, skills and knowledge. Trainees can earn while they learn, gain nationally-recognised qualifications, will benefit by gaining recognition of transferable skills and knowledge that is valued across the health and wellbeing sector.

Currently there are no enrolment fees for the New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 3 (valued at $230 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. The fund removes costs for a wide range of level 3 programmes through to December 2022.

Contact

To enrol in the New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 3), please call 0800 277 486, email: info@careerforce.org.nz or speak to your local Careerforce Workplace Advisor.

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Level 3

Ideal for

Experienced cleaners working in commercial, residential, health and domestic situations

Relevant for the following sectors

  • Aged Care
  • Cleaning
  • Healthcare Services
  • 40 - 42 Credits
  • 7 months
  • $230 (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