Cleaning Knowledge and Skills Certificate Level 2

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    Part Time

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    8 Months

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The qualification aims to develop understanding of the principles of decontamination to improve practical skills such as cleaning and waste management. It will expand on knowledge of health and safety and provide an insight of infection control and regulations such as RIDDOR and COSHH.

Your studies will include topics such as:

  • Dealing with routine and non-routine waste
  • Health and safety for the cleaning and support services industry
  • Working with customers and others in the cleaning and support services industry
  • Infection control, RIDDOR and COSHH in cleaning settings
  • Plus optional units

Please note - Although legislation has changed, some workplaces do still require employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid19. We would encourage you to take part in any vaccination programme recommended if you are working or volunteering in Social Care. Not having a vaccination may impact your ability to complete placement activities as part of your course due to the vulnerability of some clients you may work with.

If you think you may be medically exempt from the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination. Learners will need to provide evidence of an NHS Covid pass medical exemption. There is further guidance on how to apply for a medical exemption and prove you are unable to get vaccinated on the government website.

What will I do?

Throughout this qualification you will study the following units –

  • Unit 1: Dealing with routine and non-routine waste
  • Unit 2: Health and Safety for the cleaning and support service industry
  • Unit 3: Working with customers and others in the cleaning and support services industry
  • Unit 4: Infection control, RIDDOR and COSHH in cleaning settings
  • Plus, optional units according to your job role

You will be required to undertake written assignments to cover knowledge and observations of working practice where applicable.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However you will need to be in a suitable role to undertake observations.

This course will take you 8 months to complete.

Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.

Aged 19+?
If you are aged 19 years or over on the 1st day of your course, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning Β£27,295 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.

If you do not qualify for funding this course will cost you Β£406.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed through assignments and observations.

Completion of this course will enable you to progress onto a Level 3 course at the college.

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