There are a number of components that make up a Cleaning and Support Services Intermediate Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Cleaning and Environmental Support Services, which includes:
The apprenticeship is made up of mandatory units which cover the essential skills required for working in a cleaning environment, such as health and safety, communicating effectively and developing yourself. There are then a variety of optional units to choose from which focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role which could include:
Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:
All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.
View the NVQ standards here.
View the Technical Certificate standards here.
Progression from the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Cleaning & Support Services
Upon completion of the apprenticeship an employee can apply for membership of the professional organisation the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICS)
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Entry requirements: You must be employed in a cleaning environment carrying out cleaning tasks for at least 16 hours per week.
Apprentices can enter Cleaning from any background and qualifications are not essential.
Employers are looking to attract applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and experience. There are no minimum requirements and formal qualifications are not necessary. Applicants will be expected to have basic literacy and numeracy skills on which this apprenticeship will build, whilst being willing to work as part of a team and have a keen interest in providing high standards of customer service.
If working as a window cleaner or as a specialist cleaner there will be a need to work at heights and in enclosed spaces.
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