Custodial student cleaning a warehouse

Building Service Worker

Program Overview

This intensive full-time 24 hour, non-credit certificate program provides training in practical skills and cleaning procedures required in a variety of settings. The training reflects performance and knowledge standards required in the industry, and emphasizes practical application of skills.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be prepared for entry-level employment in the custodial field in institutions, hotels offices, and industry. It is also valuable for existing employees to upgrade and update skills.

Program Content

  • Building Service Worker Introduction
  • Chemistry of Cleaning
  • Anti Viral Cleaning
  • Above Floor Cleaning
  • Hard Floor Cleaning
  • Restroom and Shower Cleaning
  • Hard Floor and Restroom Practice
  • Carpet Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Carpet cleaning Practice
  • Cooperative Cleaning
  • Communication Skills
  • Time Standards
  • WHMIS

Start Date

Start date:  Please email PDTcowichan@viu.ca to be added to our interest list! 

Course ID:  SWBW 051