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Cleaning and Environmental Support Services: Cleaning and Support Services

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £1,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Caretakers
  • Hygiene and Cleaning Operative
  • Industrial Cleaner
  • Passenger Transport Cleaner
  • Specialist Carpet and Flooring Cleaners
  • Street Cleansing Operatives
  • Window Cleaners
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Certificate in Cleaning and Support Service Skills
  • Certificate in Cleaning and Support Service Skills (RQF)
  • Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services
  • Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services (RQF)
  • Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services Skills
  • Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services Skills (RQF)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Cleaning Principles
  • Certificate in Cleaning Principles (RQF)
  • Certificate in Principles of Cleaning

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.