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Level 2

Clean floors
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Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

1563 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: dustrol the floor; damp or wet mop the floor; and vacuum the floor.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean toilet facilities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 1563, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

1565 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare work site; clean toilet facilities; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Spot remove stains from hard floors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

1566 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to spot remove stains from hard floors.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean windows
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 7182, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

1569 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare equipment and site; clean windows; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Empty street litter bins
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

1580 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the cleaning industry or wishing to work for local authorities. People credited with this standard are able to; prepare to empty street litter bins; and remove rubbish from street litter bins.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Sweep streets using hand equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

1581 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry or wishing to work for local authorities. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to sweep streets using hand equipment; and sweep streets using hand equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean stairwell
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, and unit standard 17264 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

17263 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare for cleaning of stairwell; clean stairwell; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean glass, mirror glass and metal
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard, unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, and unit standard 17263 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

17264 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare for cleaning glass, mirror glass and metal; clean glass, mirror glass and metal; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Polish a hard floor with a high speed polisher
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

17270 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to polish a hard floor with a high speed polisher.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean food courts
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Version 5

17275 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to clean food courts.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean telephones, computer keyboards and computer screens
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

23968 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to clean telephones, computer keyboards and computer screens; clean telephones; clean computer keyboards and computer screens; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Demonstrate knowledge of microfibre cloths and mops
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

27831 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of microfibre cloths and mops.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Demonstrate knowledge of the colour-coded system applicable in the cleaning industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

27832 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the colour-coded system applicable in the cleaning industry.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Demonstrate knowledge of key cleaning equipment and basic cleaning principles

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 28352 replaced unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264.

28350 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe key cleaning equipment; demonstrate knowledge of basic cleaning principles; outline the process for reporting faulty equipment; maintain cleaning equipment and cleaning cupboard; and demonstrate safe practice and environmental consideration when dealing with rubbish and waste.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Identify and use common cleaning agents

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Version 1

28351 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify cleaning products for different tasks; and use commonly used cleaning agents.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Carry out core cleaning tasks

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 28350 replaced unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 7182, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264.

28352 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to clean: toilet facilities, hard surfaces, floors, and food surfaces; and clean up spills.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Apply basic hygiene practices in the cleaning industry

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Version 1

28353 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain basic infection prevention principles; explain the use of colour coded cloths; use personal protective equipment; and apply basic practices of water-based cleaning.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Explain cleaning product risks and physical hazards in the cleaning industry, and procedures for reporting incidents

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 28355 replaced unit standard 7442.

28354 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and explain the key risks associated with cleaning products and the appropriate personal protective equipment which would be suitable to mitigate each risk; explain hazards in the cleaning industry and strategies for maintaining safety; demonstrate the use of safety signs and/or barriers; and explain the procedure(s) for reporting incidents and hazards.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Explain hazards, injury prevention strategies and injury reporting requirements in the cleaning industry

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 28354 replaced unit standard 7442.

28355 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain hazards and how to prevent injuries in the cleaning industry; demonstrate safe manual handling techniques; and explain the requirements for reporting injuries.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Demonstrate knowledge of customer service in the cleaning industry

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Version 1

28356 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify customers; and define and explain customer service, in the cleaning industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Apply security requirements and explain privacy requirements and emergency procedures in the cleaning industry

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Version 1

28357 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for workers in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain and apply security requirements, explain emergency procedures, and explain privacy requirements, in the cleaning industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 4 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean hard furniture, fixtures and fittings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard, unit standard 1563, unit standard 1565, unit standard 1566, unit standard 1569, unit standard 17263, and unit standard 17264 have been replaced by unit standard 28350 and unit standard 28352.

7182 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people entering the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to clean hard furniture, fixtures, and fittings; clean hard furniture, fixtures, and fittings; polish furniture, fixtures, and fittings; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Follow safe work practices in the cleaning industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28354 and unit standard 28355.

7442 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with unit standard are able to: ensure safety of cleaner and the public during cleaning operations; handle equipment safely; handle cleaning agents; take personal safety measures; and demonstrate safe work practices.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Level 3

Clean food preparation, storage and serving areas
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29392.

1568 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for cleaning operations; clean food preparation area; clean food storage and serving areas; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Buff hard floors using a swing type polisher
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 1572, unit standard 1576 and unit standard 13347 were replaced by unit standards 29383 and 29386.

1570 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: buff a hard floor using a swing type polisher; and spray buff the hard floor using a swing type polisher.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean interior walls, ceilings, fixtures and fittings
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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Version 7

1573 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare for interior cleaning; clean interior walls and ceiling, fixtures, and fittings; and complete job-related tasks for interior cleaning.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean commercial premises
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard and unit standard 1593 were replaced by unit standard 29382.

1579 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare for cleaning operations; clean commercial premises; maintain security and confidentiality; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Sweep streets with a machine
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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Version 7

1582 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry or wishing to work for local authorities. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to sweep the street with a machine; and sweep streets with a machine.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Provide a vehicle valet service
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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Version 7

1583 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the cleaning industry who may be required to provide a vehicle valet service. People credited with this standard are able to provide a vehicle valet service.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning of fire damaged interiors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 25387, and unit standard 25388 were replaced by unit standard 29393.

1584 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This is a theoretical unit standard for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of procedures for: preparing for cleaning operations; clearing the fire damaged area; cleaning the fire damaged area; and completing job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean exterior surfaces and buildings at and above ground level
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

1585 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare site and equipment; clean exterior surfaces and buildings at and above ground level; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean the interior of school buildings and maintain security
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard and unit standard 1597 were replaced by unit standard 29382.

1593 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: clean the interior of school buildings; and maintain security for the facility.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Machine scrub hard floors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 17266 were replaced by unit standard 29391.

17265 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to machine scrub hard floors; machine scrub hard floors; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Follow safe work practices during and after trauma scene cleaning operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 1584 and unit standard 25388 were replaced by unit standard 29393.

25387 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry who specialise in trauma scene cleaning operations. People credited with this standard are able to follow safe work practices during and after trauma scene cleaning operations.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Follow safe work practices during and after clandestine methamphetamine laboratory cleanup and remediation
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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26569 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry who specialise in clandestine methamphetamine laboratory cleanup and remediation operations. People credited with this standard are able to follow safe work practices during and after clandestine methamphetamine laboratory cleanup and remediation.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Work independently as a cleaner

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 1579 and unit standard 1593.

29382 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to work independently as a cleaner.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Identify and remove common stains

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29386 replaced unit standard 1570, unit standard 1572, unit standard 1576, and unit standard 13347.

29383 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to identify and remove common stains from a variety of materials and surfaces.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Apply general knowledge of infection prevention and contamination as a cleaner

Word  PDF

Version 1

29384 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to apply general knowledge of infection prevention and contamination as a cleaner.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Clean hard floor surfaces

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29383 replaced unit standard 1570, unit standard 1572, unit standard 1576, and unit standard 13347.

29386 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to clean hard floor surfaces

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Meet site specific health and safety requirements when working as a cleaner

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Version 1

29388 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to: identify and meet site specific health and safety requirements when working as a cleaner.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Apply specialised knowledge of infection control and contamination prevention when working as a cleaner

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Version 1

29389 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to explain and apply specialist procedures for controlling infection and preventing contamination when working as a cleaner

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Maintain and restore hard floor surfaces

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17265 and unit standard 17266.

29391 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to maintain and restore hard floor surfaces.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Identify, demonstrate, and apply food-safe cleaning practices

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 1568.

29392 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to identify, demonstrate, and apply food-safe cleaning practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Carry out specialist cleaning and restoration duties in high-risk environments

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 1584, unit standard 25387 and unit standard 25388.

29393 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to carry out specialist cleaning and restoration duties in high-risk environments.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 24 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Level 4

Remove stains from hard floors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 1570, unit standard 1576 and unit standard 13347 were replaced by unit standards 29383 and 29386.

1572 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of stain types and removal methods; prepare equipment and worksite; remove an identifiable stain; remove an unidentifiable stain; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning methods for floors with special surfaces
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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Version 7

1574 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This is a theoretical unit standard for people who want to develop some specialist knowledge in cleaning a range of surfaces. People credited with this standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: types of floors with special surfaces; methods and agents used for cleaning floors with special surfaces; methods of sealing floors with special surfaces; and maintenance programmes for floors with special surfaces.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Strip and polish hard floors
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 17265 were replaced by unit standard 29391.

17266 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to scrub, strip and polish hard floors; scrub, strip and polish hard floors; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Prepare for and clean up a trauma scene
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 1584 and unit standard 25387 were replaced by unit standard 29393.

25388 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry who specialise in trauma scene cleaning operations. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to clean up a trauma scene; clean up a trauma scene; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Carry out clandestine methamphetamine laboratory cleanup and remediation operations
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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Version 3

26568 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the cleaning industry who specialise in clandestine methamphetamine laboratory cleanups and remediation operations. People credited with this standard are able to: prepare to clean up a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory; clean up a clandestine methamphetamine laboratory; and complete job-related tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Community Support Services ITO Limited

Data as at 20 August 2019