The Level 1 Award and Certificate provides the foundations for a variety of roles in the cleaning and support services sector. They are designed as an introduction to occupational competence. They are designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where learners are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the clearning industry.
These qualifications require individuals to demonstrate competence against National Occupational Standards which are based on the needs of the cleaning industry. As such, it contributes to the development of skilled labour in the sector.
Designed to assess occupation competence in the workplace this course also provides the foundation for a variety of roles in the cleaning and support services sector such as;
- car valet
- carpet/upholstery cleaner
- food processing operative
- hotel housekeeper
- laboratory technician
- sterile services technician
- street cleaner
- window cleaner
The Level 1 Award and Certificate is awarded via your knowledge and portfolio and 2 observations.
The units covered are;
- maintain personal hygiene standards when cleaning
- reduce risks to Health and Safety in the workplace
- work with others and follow reporting procedures
- use electrically powered cleaning equipment effectively
Learners can progress across the level and size of the cleaning and support services competence-based qualifications and knowledge qualifications and into other occupational areas such as team leading and management.