Basic Custodial Training

Basic Custodial Training 2017-11-24T04:15:13-08:00
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This is a 40 hour classroom based training program that specifically deals with the job duties and responsibilities of a custodian, as well as the cleaning methods and processes for different types of surfaces within a building. The course will provide an understanding of cleaning fundamentals, cleaning chemical usage and safety, (dilution ratios & material safety data sheets, etc). The course will also cover equipment identification and operation, with a hands on component for floor care and carpet care. Safety when removing trash and needle safety are also part of the course.  The course will also cover professionalism in the workplace.

Course content:

  • Overview of the cleaning industry
  • Basic Custodial job description
  • The chemistry behind cleaning
  • Workplace Health & Safety
  • WHMIS GHS 2015 and the SD Sheets
  • Facility Care
    • Hard floor maintenance
    • Carpet Maintenance
    • Washroom care
    • Window washing
    • Trash collection and recycling
  • What is “green cleaning”
  • Equipment review
    • Hard floor equipment
    • Carpet equipment
    • General cleaning equipment and tools

Duration – 40 hours
Number of Participants – Maximum 12
Certifying Body – Domcor health Safety & Security Inc.

Certificate Expiry – Not Applicable

Exam – Skills evaluation test & equipment practical training – A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion.

PPE – Participants must have suitable rubber gloves, eye protection, face mask.

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