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Certificate III in Cleaning Operations



CPP30316 Certificate III in Cleaning Operations


Real Skills

Daniels Associates deliver the right skills performed according to best practice industry standards. That’s our undertaking when we deliver a Certificate III in Cleaning Operations qualification.

Whether it be cleaning floors, using auto-scrubbers and carpet cleaning equipment, implementing WHS practices, improving communication skills, time management and personal confidence, Daniels Associates has the experience and industry knowledge to deliver these skills. Our training and assessment staff have a life time of experience in the Cleaning Industry and understand the skills required by a modern cleaning company.

Add to this Daniels Associates dedicated team of cleaning trainers who have been delivering these qualifications with exceptional client and student outcomes for the last 13 years across Australia.

 Duration: 12-24 months

Refer to the course outline available below.

Course Outline

For more information, click here to download the course outline.

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of skilled cleaning operations with the need to apply discretion and judgement. Work would be undertaken in various cleaning settings across the range of areas being assessed. Individuals may have some responsibility for others and provide technical advice and support to a team.

The qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Possible job titles include

  • Commercial cleaner
  • Housekeeper in the hospitality industry

Training pathways for this qualification include

  • Commercial cleaning
  • Housekeeper in hospitality
  • Support Services cleaner in Health and Aged Care


Entry & admission requirements

Please refer to the course outline available above.


Please refer to the course outline available above.


Please refer to the course outline available above.

What you are really going to do

  • Attend monthly workshops conducted in the workplace
  • Participate in lots of workshop activities
  • Conducts workplace audit and report on results
  • Work in groups to complete small workplace projects
  • Complete small homework assignments

For more information please refer to the course outline above.

How you will be assessed

  • Workshop activities and workplace simulations
  • Homework Assignments, mostly multiple choice
  • Short answer assignments
  • Participate in workplace interviews and demonstrations
  • Workplace evidence of previous work you have performed

For more information please refer to the course outline above.

Career Pathways

All candidates who undertake CPP30316 Certificate III in Cleaning Operations are provided with advice on employment and training options. Candidates who complete Certificate III and intend to further their knowledge are encouraged to enrol in a Certificate IV in Cleaning Management or Diploma of Management.

National Recognition

Daniels Associates recognises relevant qualifications issued by other RTOs. There is no fee for National Recognition.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment process that enables an applicant to gain recognition of skills and knowledge regardless of how they were achieved. This may include formal or informal learning, work experience or general life experience. In order to grant RPL Daniels Associates trainer and assessor must be confident that the applicant is currently competent against the units of competence in the qualification. The evidence to demonstrate this may include certificate, references from past employers, testimonials from clients and work samples. Where RPL is granted you do not have to participate in further training and assessment for skills and knowledge that you already possess. There is a fee for RPL assessment. Further information regarding RPL is available on request.

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