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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 2) with optional strand in Health Care Facilities Cleaning
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 2
Credits 40
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Other Engineering and Related Technologies » Cleaning
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to:
- maintain professional standards for the cleaning industry by qualifying those individuals who have attained sufficient knowledge and practical skills to provide cleaning services
- provide for individuals a credential that will support employment opportunities and provide a pathway for development in the cleaning industry.

It is suitable for people who are entering the cleaning industry and also designed to recognise the skills and knowledge of those already employed in the cleaning industry.

The Health Care Facilities Cleaning optional strand builds on the core skills and knowledge to recognise the skills required for cleaning specifically in health care facilities under supervision.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Carry out generic cleaning duties.
- Maintain safety of themselves, others, and the environment when performing cleaning services.
- Communicate within the boundaries of their role.
- Apply security procedures.

Graduates of the Health Care Facilities Cleaning strand will also be able to:
- Apply infection control and contamination prevention procedures, under supervision.
Education pathways
This qualification may lead on to a specialised cleaning qualification at a higher level, or to a generic team leader or supervisory qualification.
Graduates could also use this qualification to pathway into qualifications in related areas, such as laundry or dry cleaning.
Entry Requirements
N/A
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Community Support Services ITO Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2316
Status Current
Created March 2014
Last Reviewed September 2014
Next Review December 2019

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