Our Training Programs

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Training and continuing education are always beneficial for your professional career. The Commercial Cleaning Academy offers many training and continuing education courses. If you are looking for something specific you can search in our listing of courses. Or you can contact us via our website or the phone for additional assistance.

 

Basis Course for Cleaning

Course goal: Basic cleaning knowledge for every cleaning professional

Course prerequisites: None

Educational goals:

Chemical-physical basics
Types of cleaning chemicals and disinfection materials
Dangers in the use of cleaning chemicals and disinfection materials
Knowledge of various surface types
Cleaning procedures/techniques for maintenance cleaning
Devices and machines for maintenance cleaning
Work safety

Course length: 16 hours

Method of confirmation: Course completion certificate

Basic course in hospital cleaning

Course goal:
Presenting the basics of cleaning that are specific to the needs of cleaning for hospitals, care and health facilities

Course prerequisite: None

Educational goals:
Correct use of cleaning and disinfection materials in hygiene areas
Handwashing hygiene
Personal hygiene surface disinfection
Demonstration of mistakes concerning disinfection procedures
Rules and standards in the various hygiene groups
Machines and devices for hospital maintenance cleaning
Surface cleaning in the maintenance cleaning in the hospital
Floor cleaning systems/techniques in the maintenance cleaning in the hospital

Course length: 8 hours

Confirmation method: Course completion certificate

Advanced Course in Hospital Cleaning

Course goal:
Training for supervisors and/or building directors specific to hospital cleaning, Basics of Microbiology, Knowledge of appropriate cleaning systems/techniques for hospitals as well as care and health facilities.

Course prerequisites: Basic course in hospital cleaning

Course goals:
Chemical-physical basic knowledge
Correct handling of cleaning and disinfection materials
Handwashing hygiene
Personal hygiene surface disinfection
Demonstrating/presenting mistakes in disinfection techniques
Standards and techniques in the various hygiene groups
European hygiene standards
Basic knowledge concerning bacteria, viruses, yeasts, mold and fungus spores
Hazards of multiresistant pathogens
Challenges of Noroviruses
Preventing the spreading of microorganisms in the area of hospital cleaning
Handling pandemics, epidemics, endemic areas and plagues, standards of the Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI)
Hygiene regulations and legislation
Useful prophylactic measures for hygiene and disinfection; Organizing and carrying out the cleaning and disinfection in hospitals, care homes, and shared facilities
Machines and devices used in hospital maintenance cleaning,
Surface cleaning in the maintenance cleaning in hospitals, floor cleaning systems in the maintenance cleaning of hospitals, practical methods of disinfecting isolation rooms.

Course length: 24 hours

Method of confirmation: Course completion certificate

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

Course goal:
Preparation for the technical section of the master’s exam–
Modules 1 through 3

Course prerequisite: Legal adult age
Ideally additionally:

  • Several years of service in a cleaning business
  • Completed professional training/apprenticeship
  • Commercial and some legal knowledge, ideally some management training

Course goals:
Cleaning basics
Cleaning procedures, techniques
Chemical, cleaning and care materials
for monument, facade and commercial cleaning
Work protection, environmental protection and disposal
Machines and devices
Kitchen cleaning, hospital cleaning, swimming pool cleaning, industrial cleaning, public transport cleaning, sanitary facility cleaning
Architecture/building styles
Decontamination
Maintenance cleaning, building cleaning, industrial floors, façade cleaning
Paint and varnish
Hygiene and microbiology, disinfection
Winter service/care
Soft floors, floor coverings, glass and glass cleaning, wooden floors
Metals, Natural and artificial stone, tiles and panels,
Textile floors and textile surfaces
Sanding of wooden floors
Blasting techniques
Applied math, calculations, employment law, collective employment contract laws

Course length: 208 hours

Trainer course including expert discussion

Course goal:
The course ends with an expert discussion and helps fulfill the qualification to serve as a trainer of apprentices, as well as the completion of Module 4 for the master’s exam.

Course content:

  • Basics:
    • The responsibilities of the trainer/instructor
    • The apprenticeship – Goals and Mandate
    • Acceptance of apprentices
    • Youth and their problems
    • Comunication
    • Leadership and Motivation
  • Legal Issues Component:
    • Legal expectations for apprenticeships:
    • Carrying out the apprenticeship – rights
    • Performance monitoring
    • Materials and supplies
    • Interviews
    • Addiction issues – Resources
    • Various forms for carrying out or cancelling an apprenticeship.
    • Handling of special problems/issues apprentice – parents – apprentice supervisor

Target audience: DFG-Meister (Monument, Facade and Commercial expert) technical 1-3

Course length: 40 hours

Expert Continuing Education Course: Monument, Facade and Commercial Cleaning


Course goals:
New cleaning techniques, established systems, employment law, cost estimates, new cleaning standards, calculations

Course prerequisites:
Completed master’s exam for Monument, Facade and Commercial Cleaning „Denkmal-, Fassaden- und Gebäudereinigung“ – Modules 1 through 3
Course objectives:
Bringing previous skills to newer standards
Chemistry/chemicals
Developments in special cleaning
Developments in maintenance cleaning
Collective employment contract issues
Employment law
Hourly wage rate calculations
Austrian standards
Course length: 16 hours

Method of confirmation:Course completion certificate

Supervisor/Foreman Course

Course goal:
Basic knowledge of cleaning and maintenance organization, as well as basics concerning collective employment contracts

Course prerequisites: Basic course

Course topics:
Various maintenance cleaning supplies
Special features of the various room usage possibilities
Property inspections/site visits
New property planning issues
Basics of waste disposal
Signs of damage
Training new employees
Quality control
Handling complaints and communication

Course length: 8 hours

Method of confirmation: Course completion certificate

Building supervisor (organizational)

Course goal:
Further knowledge of and information concerning cleaning organization, commercial knowledge, collective employment contract rights.

Course prerequisites: no specific course, but building supervisor basic knowledge
Course objectives:
Various categories of maintenance cleaning objectives
Special considerations within the various categories
Planning of property starts
Calculating simple estimates
Reading plans
Site visits
Planning and carrying out of property audits
Drafting checklists
Creating cleaning plans
Establishing contract expectations
Carrying out a sales pitch
Signs of damage
Training new employees
Quality control
Handling complaints
Communication

Course length: 16 hours

Method of confirmation: Course completion certificate or test completion certificate
Expertise: Certified building/property supervisor after completed exam Module OL 1 (technical) und OL2 (organizational)

Subject course certified building/property caretaker

Course goal:
Basic knowledge and skills needed in building/property caretaking (cleaning, snow removal, landscape care) in 3 modules
Module A Cleaning
Module B Winter service/care
Module C Landscape care and maintenance

Course prerequisites: No prerequisites

Educational goals:
Cleaning basics
Cleaning procedures for building maintenance
Chemicals, cleaning and maintenance materials
Work safety measures
Environmental protection and disposal
Machines/devices
Organization and planning of building cleaning tasks
Winter service, snow removal techniques
Landscape care and maintenance, as well as signs of damage
Small repairs
Communication, conflict de-escalation

Course length:
Module A – Cleaning: 16 hours
Module B – Winter service/care: 8 hours
Module C – Landscape care and maintenance: 8 hours

The modules can be booked separately. Each module ends with a completion exam. A 10% discount is available to participants who register for all three modules.

Method of confirmation: Test completion certificate
Only after successful completion of all three modules may participants refer to themselves as „Geprüfter Hausbetreuer“ (certified building/property caretaker) and use its applicable protected logo.

Tested special cleaner

Course goal:
The learning of knowledge for special cleaning situations

Course prerequisites:None required

Educational goals:
Identifying surfaces and characteristics of soft floors, artificial and natural stone floors (acid-resistant/non-acid resistant), tiles, textile floors, wooden floors, glass and frame materials,
identification of signs of damage

Module SR 1: Basics,
Module SR 2: Soft floor surfaces,
Module SR 3: Artificial and natural stone floors (acid-resistant/nonacid resistant), ceramic tiles and panels,
Module SR 4: Glass and frame materials, facade cleaning, lifting devices,
Module SR 5: Textile floors, wooden floors
Identification of signs of damage in the Modules SR 2 through SR 5
Devices and machines for special cleaning
Basic and intermittent cleaning of soft floors
Care procedures for soft floors and hard wood floors
Cleaning, care, and refurbishment for artificial and natural stone surfaces
Cleaning and care procedures for ceramic tiles and panels
Basic and intermittent cleaning of carpet and wooden floors
Cleaning techniques for wooden floors, refurbishment of wooden floors
Glass cleaning with lifting device
Cleaning and care of metal surfaces
PSA and climbing systems

Course length: 40 hours

Method of confirmation:
Course completion certificate for individual modules or a test exam completion certificate for the final examination

Commercial cleaning disinfector

Course objectives:
Training in the areas of cleaning, hygiene and disinfection in preparation for the end examination

Course prerequisites: leaving exam, master exam, trained building coordinator or a minimum of 5 years working in a hygienic area

Course goals:
Hygiene
Information concerning infection
Surface disinfection
Microbiology hospital hygiene
Handwashing/personal hygiene
Hygiene in „Kur“ and wellness facilities
Thermal and swimming pool cleaning
Cleanroom hospital cleaning
Hospital cleaning
Drinking and bathing water hygiene
Kitchen and food hygiene
Collecting swab tests/samples
Hospital cleaning
Kitchen cleaning
Sanitary facility cleaning
Calculations

Course length: 56 hours

The successfully completed exam at the completion of the course will entitle you to use the title „Gebäudereinigungsdesinfektor“ (Commercial cleaning disinfector).

Training of Employee Safety Officers


Course goal:
Noting potential health risks and using targeted methods to protect employee health and reduce their workload, as well as employee retention.
Educational goals:
Responsibilities of safety investigation
Basics of dangers to employees
Evaluations
Personal protective equipment
Ergonomics
Instructions/briefing

Course length: 24 hours

Pest control professional preparation course for the apprenticeship final exam

Course objective:
Learning of knowledge and skills in preparation for the apprenticeship final exam

Course goals:
Basics of pest control
Pest biology
Machines, equipment and devices
Calculations
Defense against birds
Plant protection
Practice
Wood protection

Course length: 120 hours

Method of confirmation: Course confirmation and after successful test completion: test completion certificate

Preparation course for the pest control professional master craftsman exam including LAP

Course objective:
Deepening knowledge and skills in preparation for the master craftsman exam

Course goals/topics:
Basics of pest control
Pest biology
Machines, equipment and devices
Calculations
Defense against birds
Plant protection
Practice
Wood protection and sponge refurbishment
Highly poisonous gases and materials
Storage and sanitary pests

Course length: 192 hours

Hydraulic hoist/lifting ramp Training

Course objective:
Securing of the system card, safe handling of lifting ramps, authorization/certification to use lifting ramps
Course content: Employment standards, work safety and practical handling of lifting ramps
Course length: 8 hours

Instructor: Fa. HBV Arbeitsbühnenvermietung GmbH