If you’re considering working as a cleaner or starting your own cleaning business, this cleaning course is ideal for you. Studying a cleaning course will set your apart from the competition, making you an attractive prospect for an employer or client.
Certificate of Domestic and Commercial Cleaning is a cleaning course online, which provides the knowledge and skills to be a cleaning professional.
Throughout this cleaning course, you will learn about commercial and domestic cleaning, how to select the right products and equipment for jobs and use appropriate techniques to ensure a thorough clean.
You will also learn about specialist cleaning techniques, from cleaning artwork and removing stubborn stains to furniture and floor cleaning for optimum and safe results. Plus, gain important knowledge on setting up a business, including administrative skills, advertising, and handling complaints.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to provide professional and specialist cleaning services and start your own business.
Unit - Cleaning - Domestic and Commercial
Unit 1 – Nature and Scope of Cleaning
Standard cleaning types
Cleaning roles – general cleaners, specialist cleaners,
Natural versus synthetic products
General procedures (over 25 product types reviewed)
Equipment and tools
Inventory and resourcing
Disposal of waste
Compliance with legislation
Sustainability and maintaining reputation
Pest control -spiders, rodents, insects
Unit 2 – Cleaning Stains & Specialist Cleaning Techniques
Categories of stains
Cleaning artwork – restoration
Cleaning products you can make easily
Unit 3 – Floor Care
Deep cleaning carpet
Shampooing carpet – manually, with a machine
Steam cleaning carpet
Removing pigment stains from carpet
Sisal, jute, seagrass
Cleaning newer timber floors
Cleaning reclaimed timber
Waxing and polishing timber
Outdoor ground surface cleaning
Unit 4 – Furniture & Furnishings
Furniture versus furnishings
Upholstered furniture – general clean, deep clean
Assessing quality of linen
Care of linen
Fibre structure and appearance -tensile strength, elongation, elasticity, specific gravity
Effect of moisture
Chemical properties of fibres
Resistance to microorganisms
Effect of sunlight
Classification of fibres
Natural fibres -cotton, linen, wool
Unit 5 – Washroom Cleaning
Importance of hygiene
Routing cleaning maintenance
Wash basins and taps
Soap dispensers and mirrors
Paper towel dispensers
Sanitary item dispensers
Sharps disposal containers
Toilet paper holders
Toilets and urinals
Rubbish removal and disposal
Workplace health and safety
Caustic and corrosive cleaners
Unit 6 – Kitchen Hygiene and Cleaning
Sink and drainage area
Cooktop -gas, ceramic, metal, etc
Defrosting a freezer
Waste disposal and work flow
Organic waste disposal
Unit 7 – Commercial Cleaning
Divisions of commercial cleaning
Working as a janitor or general cleaner
Cleaning skills, building maintenance, administration, general
Commercial cleaner work – finding work, skills/scope of work
Specialist cleaning jobs
High rise window cleaner
Professional laundry worker
Future outlook for cleaning industry
Unit 8 – Residential cleaning
Cleaners vs. Housekeepers
Becoming a residential cleaner
Joining a franchise
Setting up on your own
Getting your first client
Introductory offers and advertising
Continuing advertising long term
Estimated duration 50 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
I enjoyed learning the domestic and commercial cleaning course.
E. Kondasinghe, Treeby, WA | Certificate of Domestic and Commercial Cleaning
I had alot of fun doing this course I even managed to learn a few more things that I didn’t really know much about. And also this was my first ever course that I have done and now I know what to expect if I have to do any more in the years to come.. Thankyou for the wonderful experience.
Kade | Trayning, WA | Certificate of Domestic and Commercial Cleaning
It was easy to access and there were all kind of support available to study online.
Bhaveshkumar | Melbourne, VIC | Certificate of Domestic and Commercial Cleaning
Studying with Australian Online Courses gave me the flexibility to complete field studies, tasks and assignments in my own time. I did not feel pressured at any time during my course to submit work until I was completely satisfied with my work. The course material was well presented and easy to follow. I would highly recommend Australian Online Courses to anyone who is looking to undertake online study with such a helpful and professional organisation. Thanks again.
J, Christmass, Madeley, WA
I have experienced: i) Extremely efficient online learning. ii) Quick marking ‘turn-around’ times. iii) Tutors who have been wonderfully approachable and helpful with any queries and concerns regarding course enrollment, assessments and/or subject matter. Overall, I am very satisfied with learning via Australian Online Courses. Thank you.
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Fantastic experience and was able to gain lots of knowledge.
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