New Zealand Certificate in Cleaning

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the cleaning industry with graduates who are able to deliver, guide and promote safe and high-quality cleaning services of both a generalist and specialist nature.
This qualification is intended for people who have basic knowledge, skills and experience in the cleaning sector and seek recognition for being able to work knowledgeably, safely and with limited supervision.
It provides graduates with the additional knowledge and skills needed to assume increased responsibilities and independence in the performance of cleaning tasks.
The Specialist Cleaning and Supervision optional strands build on the core skills and knowledge to recognise the skills required for carrying out specialised cleaning processes, and for supervising a team of cleaners, respectively.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 277 486
Phone: (04) 915 7706
Fax: (03) 371 9285

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