• Cleaning Services

National Certificate: Specialist Hygiene and Cleaning Services

Course Synopsis

The primary purpose of this Qualification is to develop the foundational, practical and reflexive competencies in an individual, required for a career in the Hygiene and Cleaning Services Industry and to positively impact on social and economic transformation.

Qualification Rules

Fundamental Component:

  •  Mathematical Literacy at Level 2 to the value of 16 credits.
  •  Communication at Level 2 to the value of 20 credits.

Life skills at Level 2 to the value of 7 credits.

All Unit Standards in the Fundamental Component are compulsory.

Core Component:

The Core Component consists of Unit Standards to the value of 51 credits all of which are compulsory.

Elective Component:

The Elective Component consists of individual unit standards from which the learner must choose unit standards totalling a minimum of 26 credits.

Exit Level Outcomes

1. Clean, Sterilize and Disinfect Healthcare Areas.

2. Clean carpet and Upholstery using various methods of cleaning.

3. Use scrubber driers to clean floors.

4. Strip, seal and vacuum wet floor surfaces.


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