14 Jul Training for School Cleaners
Schools are really busy places for cleaners to manage, especially primary schools. Take a good look at all the surfaces and items that children and staff use, and the state of the rooms at the end of the day. Take a look at the toilets and see the condition left for the cleaning staff at the end of the day.
Now, contrast the initial condition the cleaning staff find at the end of the day to the expectations placed on them to ensure the school is ready for the next day. Parents and staff are rightfully expecting the school to be safe and clean – it is the minimum legal requirement. Do cleaning staff understand this expectation? Do they plan their work to prioritise the most important cleaning tasks? Do they know how to manage the time they have been given?
School cleaning is a tough. School cleaners are the forgotten army of workers that keep the school running. They ensure that school is safe for children and staff to use, and they make the school a pleasant place to study and work in.
In many of the previous schools we have provided onsite training to, we have successfully taught hundreds of cleaning staff with a wide range of language, learning and physical abilities.
There are many ways we can help you get the best out of your school cleaning staff:
- Onsite training – We can provide training sessions that is customised to your exact cleaning requirements, including how to safely use cleaning equipment and cleaning products. We can cover any cleaning technique from basics like wet cleaning with cloths, toilet cleaning, classroom cleaning, to using floor cleaning machines. Read more about our onsite training.
- Online training – Our online course, ‘Office, Janitorial and Retail Cleaner Training Course’ covers all the techniques and skills school cleaners need, in format that allows for relaxed study without the pressure of a classroom.
- Cleaning Instruction Cards – Our cards are designed as a package of printable instruction cards that a supervisor or manager can use to guide cleaning staff through an internal training programme. Read more about our cleaning instruction cards.