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Master’s exam preparation course for Monument, Facade and Commercial Cleaners Summer course

INFORMATION              Registration

 

Dates:
02.07 – 13.07.2018
23.07 -03.08.2018
20.08 – 24.08.2018

Monday – Friday from 8:00-16:00
Instructor
Christoph Guserl
Instructor qualifications
Certified Monument, Facade and Commercial cleaner, Commercial cleaning disinfection expert, certified educator as well as recognized and legally certified subject expert.
Course prerequisites
The participation in this course is only for members of this industry with demonstrated credentials (such as a completed apprenticeship exam). Due to the depth of topics and special knowledge required participating in this course without such prior training and experience is highly discouraged.
Instruction hours
around 200 instructional units
Course costs
€ 3.140,- including 20 % VAT ( € 3.768,–)
including work materials/supplies and catering
no course testing fee
Additional costs
Master’s exam fee (Payment at test registration) estimated around € 350,–
including a user fee for the Commercial Cleaning Academy
Work supplies
The necessary supplies for this course will be provided. It is forbidden to share the supplies with a third party and if it occurs this will have legal consequences. The materials and the course plan/schedule will be provided at the beginning of the course, although it can be subject to change.
Number of participants
Limited to a maximum of 30 participants.
The course will be held with a minimum of 15 participants.
For the hands-on portion of the course it is always necessary to bring
Work clothing, sturdy shoes
The master’s exam
will be held in Vienna, in alignment with the preparation course for the subject modules 1-3
Course fee payment
Notation: „Invoice number“ (the number on the provided course payment invoice)
Cancellation deadlines
Over 10 days before start of course – cancellation available at no cost
As of 10 days before the start of course – 40% of the course fee
As of the 1st day of the course – 100% of the course fee
No refunds of any kind are available if a participant does not complete the entire course

Foundation Course for Cleaning

Dates:
07.06 – 08.06.2018
23.07 – 24.07.2018
13.09 – 14.09.2018
08.11 – 09.11.2018
13.12 – 14.12.2018

Course goal
Relaying of basic knowledge for all cleaning professionals
Educational objectives
Chemical-physio fundamentals
Types of cleaning chemicals and disinfection supplies
Risks during exposure to cleaning chemicals and disinfection supplies
Proficiency of applied surface science
Cleaning methods for routine maintenance cleaning
Device and machine engineering for maintenance cleaning
Occupational health and safety
Course length 16 hours
Course costs € 225,– per participant subject to 20 % VAT. (€ 270,-), including catering

Foundation course for hospital cleaning


Dates:
15.06.2018
07.09.2018
05.10.2018
30.11.2018
Course goals
Transmission of basic knowledge concerning cleaning specialized for hospitals, as well as care and health facilities,
Training for lead workers and/or building coordinators specifically for hospital cleaning,
Basics of microbiology,
Knowledge of appropriate cleaning systems for hospitals as well as care and health facilities
Educational objectives
Correct usage of cleaning and disinfection materials in an area with strict hygiene requirements
Hand washing hygiene
Personal hygiene surface hygiene disinfection
Examples of mistakes around disinfection procedures
Regulations and procedures for the various hygiene groups
Machines and devices for maintenance cleaning in hospitals
Surface cleaning for hospital maintenance cleaning
Soil cleaning systems for hospital maintenance cleaning
Course length 8 hours
Course costs € 195,– per participant including 20 % VAT. (€ 234,-) including catering

Subject course hospital cleaning

Dates:
26.09 – 28.09.2018
14.11 – 16.11.2018
Course goal
Training course for building foreperson or building supervisor specializing in hospital cleaning, basics of microbiology, knowledge of special cleaning systems for hospital cleaning as well as care and health facilities.
Educational goals
Chemical-physio basics
Correct usage of cleaning and disinfection materials
Hand hygiene
Personal hygiene surface disinfection
Presentation of examples of mistakes during disinfection procedures
Procedures and working steps in the various hygiene groups
Hygiene standards in Europe
Basis knowledge concerning bacteria, viruses, yeasts, molds and spores
Danger of multiresistant pathogens
Challenges of Noroviruses
Preventing the further spread of microorganisms in the area of hospital cleaning
Working with pandemics, epidemics, endemic diseases and plagues, Guidelines of the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI)
Regulations and legislation regarding hygiene
Useful prophylactic activities for hygiene and disinfection; Organization and the carrying out of cleaning and disinfection in hospitals, care homes and community facilities
Machines and devices for the maintenance cleaning in hospitals
Upper surface cleaning in the maintenance cleaning in hospitals, floor cleaning systems in the maintenance cleaning in hospitals, practical information for carrying out the disinfection in an intensive care environment

Course length
24 hours

Course cost
€ 425,– per participant including 20 % VAT (€ 510,-) including catering

Master craftman’s exam, Monument, Façade and Commercial Cleaners, Day course held at the BFI

Dates:
10.10.2018 – 13.12.2018

Wed, Thur, Fri 08:30 – 17:00;
Course is not held on the following dates: 26.10. as well as 01.11.-02.11.2018 (due to holidays)

Instruction location: 1030 Vienna, Alfred-Dallinger-Platz 1
The hands-on component will take place at the Commercial Cleaning Academy, Eduard-Kittenberger-Gasse 56, Objekt 8/1+1A, 1230 Vienna.

Course number:
2018BTDT557302

REGISTRATION

Speakers:
Qualified Monument, Facade and Commercial Cleaning experts, commercial cleaning disinfection experts, qualified instructors, as well as qualified and certified subject experts.
Prerequisites:
Enrollment for this class is only for participants who can demonstrate qualifications/prior experience (such as a completed apprenticeship). Due to the nature and specificity of this course persons without such prior knowledge and experience are discouraged from enrolling.
Instructional hours:
around 200 instructional units
Additional costs:
The costs for the master’s exam are not included in the course price. These costs (around EUR 350) need to be paid directly to the economic chamber.

For the hands-on components of this course you should always bring:
Practical work clothing, sturdy footwear
Cancellation deadlines:
Until 15 days before the start of the course – able to cancel in full
No refunds, not even partial, are available upon the start of the course

Preparation course for Building, facade and Commercial Cleaners (evening course)

Dates:
11.09.2018 – 31.01.2019

Tuesdays & Thursdays from 17:00-21:00, as well as some Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00-16:00.

A required informational evening will take place in the fall of 2018 at 17:00 to elaborate on the rules for the master’s exam

Course leader
Christoph Guserl
Course speakers
Qualified Monument, Facade and Commercial Cleaning experts, commercial cleaning disinfection experts, qualified instructors, as well as qualified and certified subject experts.
Prerequisites
Enrollment for this class is only for participants who can demonstrate qualifications/prior experience (such as a completed apprenticeship). Due to the nature and specificity of this course persons without such prior knowledge and experience are discouraged from enrolling.
Instructional hours
Around 200 units of instruction
Course costs
€ 3.140,- including. 20 % VAT ( € 3.768,–)
including work materials, catering, and useage of the Commercial Cleaning Academy.
Additional costs
Master’s exam fee (payment upon exam registration) of around € 350,–
Work materials
The coursework materials will be provided and prepared for the course participants and the master’s exam candidates. It is forbidden to further distribute the materials to third parties and such actions will face legal consequences.  The work materials and the schedule will be provided to participants at the beginning of the course (the schedule can be subject to change.)
Number of course participants
Limited to a maximum of 30 participants.
The course will be held if there are at least 15 participants.
For the hands-on components of this course you should always bring:
Practical work clothing, sturdy footwear
Master craftman’s exam
The exam will be held in Vienna in combination with the preparation course for the modules 1-3
Payment of the course fee
Notation: „Invoice number“ (the number on the provided course payment invoice)
Cancellation deadlines
More than 10 days before the start of the course – full cancellation possible
The 10 days leading up to the start of the course – 40% of the course fee
As of the first day of the course – 100% of the course fee
No refunds of any kind are available upon the start of the course

Building caretaker courses (evening and day courses)

Dates:
Evening courses:

Module A : 24.09 – 27.09.2018

Module B : 01.10 – 02.10.2018

Module C : 08.10 – 09.10.2018

Day courses:

Module A : 22.11 – 23.11.2018

Module B : 29.11.2018

Module C : 30.11.2018

Course goal
Transmission of basic knowledge for property custodians in 3 modules (Cleaning, Winter service/care, and Landscape care/maintenance)
Module A Cleaning
Module B Winter service/care
Module C Landscape care and maintenance

Educational goals
Cleaning basics
Cleaning procedures for building caretakers
Chemistry of cleaning and care materials
Worker protection
Environmental protection and disposal
Devices
Organization of building cleaning tasks
Winter care, Snow removal techniques
Landscape care and maintenance, noticing signs of damage
Small repairs
Communication, De-escalation of conflicts

Course length
Module A  16 hours
Module B   8 hours
Module C   8 hours

Course costs
Modul A € 255,– pro TeilnehmerIn zuzügl. 20 % Ust. (€ 306,-)
Modul B € 175,– pro TeilnehmerIn zuzügl. 20 % Ust. (€ 210,-)
Modul C € 175,– pro TeilnehmerIn zuzügl. 20 % Ust. (€ 210,-)

Module A € 255,– per participant including 20 % VAT (€ 306,-)
Module B € 175,– per participant including 20 % VAT (€ 210,-)
Module C € 175,– per participant including 20 % VAT (€ 210,-)
Each module cost includes catering

The modules can be individually booked, and each module ends with a completion exam. A discount of 10% is given to participants who register and pay for all three modules. Only upon the successful completion of all three models a participant can use the title „Geprüfter Hausbetreuer“  and display its protected logo.

Commercial cleaning disinfector

Dates:
10.10 – 12.10 and 17.10 – 19.10.2018 / Exam on 25.10.2018
Course goal
Training in the areas of cleaning, hygiene and disinfection in preparation for the final examination

Educational goals
Hygiene
Infection studies
Surface disinfection
Microbiology in hospital disinfection
Hand hygiene/personal hygiene
Hygiene in „Kur-„ and wellness facilities
Thermal and swimming pool cleaning/hygiene
Cleanroom cleaning in hospital cleaning
Hospital cleaning
Drinking and bathing water hygiene
Kitchen and food hygiene
The taking of testing samples
Kitchen cleaning
Sanitary facility cleaning
Calculations

Course length
56 hours

Course costs
€ 1.550,- including. 20 % VAT including catering (€ 1.860,–)

The successful course completion entitles one to use the professional title “Gebäudereinigungsdesinfektor“.

Special cleaner course

Dates:
10.12 – 14.12.2018

Course goal
Transmission of special subject knowledge for special cleaning

Educational goals
Knowledge of various upper surfaces and properties of: elastic floor coverings, artificial and natural stone (acid tolerant and intolerant), tiles, textile floor coverings/carpets, wooden floors, glass and framing materials
Noting signs of damage
Devices and machines for special cleaning
Basic and in-between cleaning procedures for elastic floors
Care procedures for elastic floors and wooden floors
Cleaning, care, and restoration procedures for artificial and natural stone and care procedures for ceramic tiles and panels
Basic and in-between cleaning procedures for textile and wooden floor coverings
Restoration of wooden floors
Glass cleaning using an elevating device
Cleaning and care of metal upper surfaces

Course length
40 hours

Course costs
€ 700,-  per participant including 20 % VAT including catering (€ 840,-)

Foreperson Course

Dates:
20.09.2018
25.10.2018

Course goals
Transmission of basic knowledge of cleaning organization, as well as the basics of collective employment contracts

Educational goals
Various maintenance cleaning objects
Special characteristics of the various types of room usage
Planning of the starting contract and the property start
Signs of damage
Training employees
Quality control
Complaint management
Communication

Course length
8 hours

Course costs
€ 195,– per participant including 20 % VAT including catering (€ 234,-)

Property manager organanizational

Dates:
20.09 – 21.09.2018
13.12 – 14.12.2018

Course goals
Transmission of further knowledge of cleaning organization, procurement knowledge, and the rights surrounding collective employment contracts

Educational goals
Various categories of maintenance cleaning objects
Special characteristics of the various categories
Planning of property starts
Calculating simple offers
Map reading
Property inspection
Planning and carrying out property audits
Drafting checklists
Establishing cleaning plans
Setting performance goals/expectations
Leading business discussions
Signs of property damage
Employee training
Quality control
Managing complaints
Communication

Course length
16 hours

Course costs
€ 330,– per participant including 20 % VAT including catering (€ 396,-)

Training to be a company safety officer

Date:
Fall 2018
Course goals
Noting potential health hazards and targeted methods to reduce the workload to protect employee health and safety, as well as retaining employees.
Educational goals
Responsibilities of the company safety appraisals and evaluations
Basics of the dangers
Evaluations
Personal protection (such as protective clothing)
Ergonomics
Briefings
Course length
24 hours
Course costs
€ 290,- per participant including. 20 % VAT (€ 348,-) including catering

Preparation course for pest control experts (apprenticeship completion exam)

Date:
February 2019
Course goal
Learning of skills and knowledge in preparation for the apprenticeship completion exam.
Educational goals
Basics of pest control
Pest biology
Machines and devices necessary for pest control
Calculations
Fighting off birds
Plant/vegetation protection
Practice
Wood protection
Course length
120 hours
Course costs
€ 2.000,– per participant including 20% VAT (€ 2.400,-)
including catering

Preparation course for the master’s exam for pest control

Date:
February 2019

Course prerequisite:
Completion exam of the apprenticeship for pest control professionals

Course goals
Deeper knowledge of and skills in preparation for the pest control professional master’s exam.
Educational goals
Basics of pest control
Pest biology
Machines and devices necessary for pest control
Calculations
Fighting off birds
Plant/vegetation protection
Practice
Wood protection and sponge refurbishment
Highly poisonous materials and gases
Storage and hygiene pests
Course length
72 hours
Course costs
€ 1.000,– per participant including 20% USt, (= € 1.200,–) including catering

Preparation course for pest control experts (apprenticeship completion exam) + Preparation course for the master’s exam for pest control: € 3.000,– per participant including 20% VAT (3.600,-)

 

Graffiti Course – Special training for Graffiti removal and protection measures against vandalism

Scheduled:

Fall 2018

The topics of graffiti removal and anti-graffiti measures are becoming more and more important. More than ever there are the unwanted smears that must be removed. If it happens to your workplace you should know how to properly deal with it and remove it without causing additional damage. In the seminars basic knowledge will be presented so that you can avoid incorrect or damaging techniques and actions in removing the unwanted graffiti. The educational goal is to know how to properly remove graffiti once it has happened, as well as protecting against it happening.

Contents:

Theory

– Subsurface specifications, as well as the special considerations involved in graffiti removal and protection
– Methods of graffiti removal and protection, technical status, positives and negatives, as well as costs and follow-up costs
– typical problems around graffiti removal and protection
– Graffiti protection concepts
– selection of graffiti protection based on various sub surfaces, structural/physical requirements, optical preferences, building steps, the technique and organization of the later graffiti removal
– Graffiti protection in your preferred color, reducing costs through integration in paintwork
– Work-, health- and environmental protection issues in graffiti removal and graffiti protection

Practical experience

– Graffiti removal from unprotected subsurfaces- possibilities and limits
– Graffiti removal from protected subsurfaces
– Demonstrations of various graffiti protection systems (temporary, semi permanent and permanent graffiti protection)
– Removal of graffiti remnants and shadowing and problematic subsurfaces
– Working devices and working procedures
– Introduction of environmental protection measures around graffiti removal

Course length around 16 hours
Course costs € 360,- per participant, including 20% VAT (€ 432,-)

 

Trainer course including business discussion

Date:

Fall 2018

Course goals:
The course ends with a subject discussion and serves the needs for apprentice training, as well as completing module for the master’s exam.

Course content:

  • Basics:
    • The responsibilities of the apprentice trainer
    • The apprenticeship training – Goals and contract
    • Accepting apprentices
    • Youth and their problems/issues
    • Comunication
    • Leading and motivating apprentices
  • Legal component:
    • Legal requirements for training apprentices:
    • Carrying out the apprenticeship training- legal
    • Performance reviews
    • Material and templetes
    • Job interviews
    • Substance abuse issues – points of contact/substance abuse help centers
    • Various forms for carrying out and ending an apprenticeship training
    • Handling of special problems/issues between the apprentice, parents, and the apprentice trainer.

Target group/s: Monument, Facade & Commercial cleaners-master’s expertise 1-3

Course length:40 hours

Course costs:
€ 435,- per participant including 20 % VAT  (€ 522,-)

SUMMER ACADEMY – Qualification to become a cleaning professional

Dates:
09.07 – 17.07.2018
Course goals
Basic course, Basic course for hospital cleaning and special cleaner training
Educational goals
Please refer to the descriptions of the basic course, basic course for hospital cleaning and special cleaner training
Course length around 35 hours, Mo-Fr. 08:00 – 13:00
Course costs € 750,- per participant, including 20 % VAT (€ 900,-)