CPP30316 Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

Gain the skills and knowledge to use industrial cleaning equipment for domestic and commercial settings and in environments with specialist cleaning requirements like Accommodation and Food Services, Health Care and Social Assistance, Administrative and Support Services, Education and Training.

You will learn to organise work priorities, clean using safe work practices and provide effective customer services and in some cases liaise with the members of the public.


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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to; be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment).

Recommended Course Structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you require fourteen (14) units of competency. These 14 units are comprised of four (4) core unit which is compulsory and nine (9) elective units.

Core Units

  • CPPCLO3003 – Clean using safe work practices
  • CPPCLO3005 – Confirm and apply privacy and security requirements for cleaning work
  • CPPCLO3019 – Remove waste and recyclable materials
  • CPPCLO3035 – Maintain cleaning storage areas
  • CPPCMN3006 – Provide effective client service

Elective Units

  • CPPCLO3001 – Maintain hard floor surfaces
  • CPPCLO3002 – Restore hard floor surfaces
  • CPPCLO3006 – Clean carpets
  • CPPCLO3008 – Mitigate carpet water damage
  • CPPCLO3009 – Clean glass surfaces
  • CPPCLO3011 – Clean using environmentally sustainable work practices
  • CPPCLO3021 – Clean industrial machinery
  • CPPCMN3007 – Support leadership in the workplace
  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


Employment Opportunities

On successful completion of this Nationally Recognised Qualification, you will be competent in skills required to work as:

  • Cleaner
  • Commercial cleaner
  • Housekeeper







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