Custodial student cleaning a warehouse

Building Service Worker

Program Overview

This intensive full-time 28 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

September 9 - 10 and September 16 - 17

Nanaimo Campus: 4 days in-class (2 weekends), 8 am - 4 pm

$469 + GST, fees include $16 manual

Registration closed: FULL

Please email for questions or to join the interest list for future offerings

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StrongerBC future skills grant

If you’re a British Columbian over the age of 19, you likely qualify for the StrongerBC future skills grant. This program is eligible for the grant, which covers up to $3,500 in tuition, fees and course materials.

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