Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 3) with strands in Specialist Cleaning, and Supervision
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 40 - 50
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Other Engineering and Related Technologies » Cleaning
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the cleaning industry with graduates who are able to deliver, guide and promote safe and high quality cleaning services of both a generalist and specialist nature.

This qualification is intended for people who already have basic knowledge, skills and experience in the cleaning sector and want recognition for being able to work knowledgeably, safely and with limited supervision.

It provides graduates with the additional knowledge and skills needed to assume increased responsibilities and independence in the performance of cleaning tasks.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Carry out cleaning duties autonomously and efficiently.
- Apply an understanding of health and safety legislative requirements when responding to risks for themselves and others in the workplace, and for the general public.

Graduates of the Specialist Cleaning strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of a specialised part of the cleaning industry.

Graduates of the Supervision strand will also be able to:
- Provide direction to a team of cleaners.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning (Level 2) [Ref: 2316] and may lead to other education opportunities in a specialist cleaning context, or further study in leadership or management.
Employment pathways
This qualification will assist people already working in the cleaning industry to take on a self-directed or senior role within a team, or to take on a specialised cleaning role. This could include working as a cleaning supervisor, a carpet cleaning technician, a trauma scene cleaner/technician, a domestic (residential) cleaner, or as a senior cleaner/technician.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation Community Support Services ITO Limited
Developed By Community Support Services ITO Limited
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3025
Status Current
Created December 2015
Last Reviewed April 2016
Next Review December 2019
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