Would you like an opportunity to measure your competence in the world of Healthcare Cleaning which includes Care Homes, Residential Homes, Prisons, Surgeries, Health Centres and all establishments where Infection Prevention & Control is absolutely crucial?
Why not embark onto the ahcp Professional Development Programme, where Cleaning Science workshops to compliment your learning, and to support your successful completion will be available. The study of cleaning as a science will enable the transfer of knowledge which impacts on your cleaning related activities. These may be classroom based or accessed via the ahcp website – www.ahcp.co.uk
In the workshops programme you will find multiple choice questions based on the requirements of your role as outlined below. Each question is designed to help you demonstrate that you are competent as a Healthcare Cleaning Professional and will be followed up with practical demonstrations.
1. Infection Prevention and Control
What type of ‘evidence’ is required?
By answering the questions and carrying out your daily routines you will provide evidence of how you apply knowledge and skills in your own working environment. When you have completed successfully, you will receive an ahcp Professional Development Certificate and your results will be recorded on your employee training record.
|Mailing Address||148 Lawrence Street,
|Contact||Delia Cannings, National Lead for Education & Training|
Understand the role of the facilities manager with APSE’s online masterclass
Role of the Facilities Manager (CPD) – APSE member authorities enjoy a special discount!
Do you have responsibility for buildings or the management of building services, such as cleaning and maintenance?
This CPD certified masterclass is designed to support those with facilities management responsibilities who want to develop their competencies and build the capacity of their services.
The pandemic placed unprecedented pressures on facilities managers who need to manage contracted services within changing guidelines and circumstances. This course will help you to hold contractors to account; improve your FM in-sourced services, contracts and systems; and navigate challenging times.
APSE Training, in conjunction with specialist associates Steve Gladwin and Anne Kinder, is offering this skills development masterclass to raise awareness of best practice in managing a range of facilities. The course will include a number of case studies and exercises that will explore the management of both in-sourced and out-sourced facilities management services.
The content of each course will be tailored to meet the requirements of the service sectors attending and may include a range of aspects including: property management, building asset management, cleaning services, compliance management, roles and responsibilities, IT systems, contract management, management of FM teams, gathering stakeholder feedback, procuring and mobilising new contracts.
Who will benefit?
|Mailing Address||3rd Floor,
|Telephone||0161 772 1810|
|BRITISH INSTITUTE OF CLEANING SCIENCE (BICSc)
BICSc is a membership organisation that strives to bring recognition of the vital role cleaning operatives play in everyone’s day-to-day life.
Whether you’re shopping, travelling, working, holidaying, or recuperating, every one of these scenarios has cleaning staff striving to ensure that the environment is not only clean but also safe.
Founded over 60 years ago, BICSc' key objective is to promote the value and professionalism of the cleaning industry, providing training in the key skills required to enhance a cleaning operative’s core role whilst keeping them safe and encouraging them to work in a more effective and efficient manner.
With a range of both practical and theoretical qualifications available, BICSc has something to help further the career of every cleaning professional from entry level, through to supervisor level, and up to an employer with your own business tendering for cleaning contracts.
Check out the website www.bics.org.uk for the full range of courses – many of which can now be taken online via the virtual training suite to fit in with your lifestyle – some of them are free for anybody.
You’ll also find the latest BICSc and industry news in the Media Hub, useful documents that are free to download, specialist publications from the online shop and much more not only from BICSc but also supporting organisations.
|Mailing Address||9 Premier Court
Safety Training for Window Cleaners
|Mailing Address||Summerfield House
|Telephone||0161 432 8754|
National Carpet Cleaners Association (NCCA)
The National Carpet Cleaners Association (NCCA) is the UK’s only recognised trade association dedicated to the cleaning of carpets, hard flooring, and soft furnishings, including leather.
The association’s mission statement is: “The establishment and maintenance of professional standards within the carpet, soft furnishings, leather and hard floor cleaning industry, with the dual aim of safeguarding the reputation of the industry and protecting its customers.”
The NCCA upholds rigorous standards of professional service delivery in these disciplines based on the most effective and current technical expertise. As such, its training courses reflect the diversity of knowledge, technological advances and customer demand, that affect the soft flooring and furnishings specialists in the cleaning industry.
Courses are delivered through a combination of classroom and hands-on teaching with practical exercises. With the support of leading suppliers and manufacturers, the NCCA provides impartial training on a wide spectrum of carpet and soft furnishing cleaning equipment and techniques.
By offering training to the highest standards, the NCCA aims to continuously raise the bar on the quality of service that soft flooring specialists deliver in the UK. NCCA members hold a recognised qualification, are fully insured for their work and can provide exemplary service to their clients.
Training is also an important part of achieving membership, which is dependent on taking an entry level training course in Professional Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning and passing the NCCA entrance examination.
The NCCA has also been granted accreditation by the CPD Certification Service for its Carpet and Upholstery course. This is a significant development in the Association’s objective to promote continued development and excellence among its membership and in the cleaning industry generally.
The NCCA courses are broken down into the following major topics: professional carpet and upholstery cleaning, commercial cleaning, advanced spot and stain removal, water damage restoration awareness, fine fabrics, insect and pest control, curtain cleaning and anti-soil protection.
For further information on National Carpet Cleaners Association courses, including schedules and how to book, please visit: https://ncca.co.uk/training/
|The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)
A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting technical and vocational competence across the waste and resource management, cleaning, facilities management, and parking sectors.
We provide a range of cleaning and street cleansing qualifications, apprenticeships, training programmes and routes to industry to a wide variety of organisations across all sectors and are the exclusive awarding body for cleaning qualifications to the Ministry of Justice.
With a range of quality-assured centres delivering qualifications nationally, we offer an unrivalled specialist network to support staff development.
Find out more about our cleaning and street cleansing qualifications here.
500 Pavillion Drive,
Northampton Business Park,
|Contact||Sarah Poulter CEO|