What is CPSS 2.1 ?
The cleaning professional's Skill Suite (CPSS) is a 'Best practice' assessment scheme for accredited traning in the cleaning industry, MEATAC staff are fully qualified BICSc assessors and are capable of tackling all subjects covered by CPSS.
Who is it for ?
CPSS 2.1 is recommended for anyone involved in the cleaning industry, including cleaning operatives, housekeepers, industrial cleaning operatives, supervisors, managers, team leaders and apprentices. it allows candidates to only have to learn what is directly relevant to learn and the environment within which they clean.
The Cleaning Professional's Skill Suite (CPSS 2.1)
LICENCE TO PRACTICE
Safe assembly & care of equipment
Storage of equipment & materials
BU 1 - Dust control mop sweeping.
BU 2 - Damp mopping
BU 3 - Vacuum cleaning
BU 4 - Manual brush sweeping.
BU 5 - Emptying & cleaning of general waste bins
BU 6 - Dusting/ damp wiping of surfaces
BU 7 - Cleaning kitchen work surfaces (non commercial)
BU 8 - Cleaning kitchen sinks
BU 9 - Auto Scrubber drying
BU10 - Glass cleaning
BU 11 - Cleaning hand hygiene basins
BU12 - Cleaning toilet facilities
BU13 - Cleaning washroom facilities.
BU13 - Preparation and care of a microfiber system.
AU 1 - Spray cleaning hard floor surfaces
AU 2 - Buffing hard floor
AU 3 -Machine scrubbing and drying (with wet suction machine)
AU 4 - Cylinderical brush machine
AU 5 - Washing surface
AU 6 - Polish application
AU 7 - Stain Removal
AU 8 - Cleaning domestic refrigrators
AU 9 - Cleaning domestic microwaves
AU10 - Cleaning domestic toasters
AU 11 - Cleaning telephones
AU 12 - Multi bucket floor mopping
AU 13 - Cleaning squat toilets
SU 1 - Body fluids & sharp objects.
SU 2 - Biohazard decontamination cleaning
SU 3 - Cleaning computers
SU 4 - Cleaning lifts
SU 5 - Carpet skimming.
SU 6 - Carpet extraction cleaning
SU 7 - Strip dry & reapply emulsion polish
SU 8 - Graffiti removal
SU 9 - Chewing gum removal (hard surfaces)
SU 10 - Steam cleaning
SU 11 - Pressure washing
SU 12 - Machine sweeping
SU 13 - High level dusting
SU 14 - Upholstery extraction cleaning
Three steps to CPSS certification
1. Complete the Licence to Practice Unit
To be awarded the Licence to Practice, candidates must complete the Licence to Practice Unit. This unit has been made compulsory to protect the safety of cleaning operatives, users of building as well as to promote sustainability. The minimum requirement for CPSS is the Licence to Practice Assessment.
2. Enhance your skills with Base Units and Additional Units.
CPSS features a range of competent cleaning skills designed to enhance the knowledge of cleaning operatives. It is up to the individual or company to decides how many competent skills their operatives require. All skills achieved will be listed on a skills card awarded to the candidate on completion of their training.
3. Become a cleaning specialist with our Special Units
In addition to the Base and Additional Units there are also a variety of Special Units available. Theses skills are ideal for cleaning operatives who work in a specific environment requiring specialist knowledge. Any specialist skills that cleaning operative achieve will be listed on a sill card awarded to the candidate on completion of their training.