Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

The Qualify Certificate III in Cleaning Operations provides the training you need to ensure you can meet the requirements of the thriving cleaning and asset maintenance industry.

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Flexible, practical and industry-focused training
Begin your career in cleaning and asset maintenance with blended learning.

The Qualify Certificate III in Cleaning Operations is designed to equip you with the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a range of roles in commercial and residential cleaning settings and specialist roles in hospitals, schools, hotels and clubs

Delivered in a blended format, our trainer and student support teams are dedicated to enhancing your learning experience and helping you achieve your course goals.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

The course is delivered in a blended format with practical workplace application.

How is it delivered?
- Interactive online eLearning
- Individual Trainer support sessions via phone or web
- On the job application of learning

We are here to help you succeed. Qualify’s Trainer and Student Support teams are also available by phone, email or video link to assist you whenever you need individual course support.

To achieve this qualification, students will complete 14 units of study consisting of 5 core units and 9 elective units

BSBOPS201 Work effectively in business environments
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBWHS211 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
*BSBWHS332X Apply infection prevention and control procedures to own work activities
*CPPCLO3100 Maintain cleaning storage areas
*CPPCLO3103 Clean and maintain amenities
*CPPCLO3104 Clean high-touch surfaces
*CPPCLO3105 Clean glass surfaces
*CPPCLO3111 Clean rooms, furniture and fittings
*CPPCLO3113 Clean food-handling areas and equipment
*HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
BSBXTW301 Work in a team
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace

*Participation in work placement is a compulsory requirement of these units.

Employers: Grow your business – Train, support and retain your staff.
There are a range of financial incentives and benefits available to businesses that offer work-based training opportunities

Employees: Earn while you learn – Set yourself up for the career you want.
Traineeships are a great pathway to expand your skills. They allow you to combine work and study whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification and earning a wage.

Qualify offers this course as a traineeship to students moving into a cleaning role or to those currently working in the cleaning industry and wanting to obtain a formal qualification.
To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:
- Be employed in the cleaning operations industry, as this course is delivered in the workplace
- Have a signed traineeship contract

Traineeship funding is available under the Australian Apprenticeship System.

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To undertake this course, you will need:
- Regular access to a computer or tablet
- An email address and regular access to a reliable internet connection
- Basic to intermediate computer skills
- To meet language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) requirements and pass a short LLN test
- The ability and willingness to study online and complete online assessment activities
- Undertake some assessment activities in the workplace
- PDF reader software (e.g., Adobe Acrobat)
- Video conferencing software (e.g., MS Teams)
- The ability to communicate in English
- The ability to understand and follow detailed instructions given verbally or written in English

Unique Student Identifier is a government requirement that participants undertaking Nationally Recognised Training in Australia have a unique student identifier (USI). To begin this course, participants will need a USI. For more information on USIs, go to www.usi.gov.au

This course is provided at a fee-for-service in all states.

*This course is subsidised by the Government of South Australia through the Subsidised Training List (eligibility criteria applies).

If eligible for subsidised training, a student co-contribution is payable on enrolment.

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*Enrolment will be valid for up to 12 months.


  • Duration Full-time 1 Year
  • Learning mode Blended or Traineeship
  • Type Nationally recognised accredited training
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