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Offering Info

Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

  • National Course Code: CPP30316
  • TAFE NSW code: CPP30316-01V01-22ULT-001

Location – Ultimo

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

10 Hours per week

Duration

18 weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

Learn the tricks of the trade with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Cleaning Operations and advertise your services as a skilled cleaner. Develop the skills to operate efficiently, show leadership, report incidents and prioritise safety in your workplace.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Safely store and maintain cleaning equipment
  • Select correct cleaning products
  • Calculate cleaning chemicals to use for different jobs
  • Following instructions
  • Work safely in a workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Time management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lead a team

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong pathway to enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Residential or commercial cleaner
  • Healthcare cleaner
  • Specialist cleaner
  • Hospitality cleaner
  • Self-employed cleaner
  • Cleaning business owner

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Cleaning Management
  • Certificate III in Business

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Cleaning Operations as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the cleaning operations industry, as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

WORK PLACEMENT

Work placement provides you with opportunities to practise responding to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.

During your course, you will undertake a simulated workplace environment within the duration of this qualification.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to handle tools and equipment
  • A collaborative spirit

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • Be deemed Competent in all units of competency.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 10 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 2 days a week for 18 weeks.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification reflects the role of cleaners responsible for undertaking a range of routine and non-routine tasks according to work schedules, liaising with clients and in some cases members of the public, and operating in a range of general residential and commercial settings as well as specialist cleaning environments. The cleaner may work alone, with or without supervision, and has responsibility for selecting, preparing and using appropriate cleaning methods for a range of cleaning situations while ensuring safe work practices.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Education and support services.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday and Thursday with evening classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
CPPCLO3003 Clean using safe work practices
CPPCLO3005 Confirm and apply privacy and security requirements for cleaning work
CPPCLO3019 Remove waste and recyclable materials
CPPCLO3035 Maintain cleaning storage areas
CPPCMN3006 Provide effective client service
Elective Units
Number Title
CPPCLO3001 Maintain hard floor surfaces
CPPCLO3002 Restore hard floor surfaces
CPPCLO3004 Maintain carpeted floors
CPPCLO3006 Clean carpets
CPPCLO3009 Clean glass surfaces
CPPCLO3018 Clean and maintain furniture and fittings
CPPCLO3037 Clean external surfaces
CPPCLO3038 Clean food-handling areas
CPPCLO3045 Clean high-touch surfaces

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ultimo
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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