Units Required for Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

4 Core Units Select()
CPPCLO2035A Maintain cleaning storage areas
CPPCLO2033A Plan for safe and efficient cleaning activities
CPPCLO3039A Support leadership in the workplace
CPPCMN3003A Contribute to workplace safety arrangements

This qualification requires the completion of nineteen (19) units in total:

  • 4 Core units and
  • 15 Elective units

The 15 electives are chosen with a minimum of:

  • 8 units to a maximum of 13 units from the Certificate level III units listed below, and up to
  • 6 units chosen from Certificate II in Cleaning Operations CPP20611, and up to
  • 2 units chosen from other Training Packages
Minimum of 8 Elective Units from CPP31011Choose a minimum of eight (8) units to a maximum of thirteen (13) units from the list below Select()
CPPCLO3002A Restore hard floor surfaces
CPPCLO3003A Replace a hard floor finish
CPPCLO3013A Clean window coverings
CPPCLO3016A Wash furniture and fittings
CPPCLO3020A Clean using pressure washing
CPPCLO3036A Clean at high levels
CPPCMN3004A Respond to enquiries and complaints
CPPCLO3038A Clean food -handling areas
CPPCMN3001B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
CPPCCL2002A Use bonnet cleaning
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTIN403B Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures
ELECTIVE Units from Certificate II in Cleaning Operations (CPP20611)Choose up to six (6) units from the Certificate II units listed below Select()
CPPCMN2002A Participate in workplace safety arrangements
CPPCLO2001A Maintain hard floor surfaces
(includes a practical assessment)
CPPCLO2004A Maintain carpeted floors
(includes a practical assessment)
CPPCLO2009A Clean glass surfaces
(includes a practical assessment)
CPPCLO2010A Clean ceiling surfaces and fittings
CPPCLO2015A Maintain furniture fittings and room dressing
CPPCLO2017A Clean wet areas
(includes a practical assessment)
CPPCLO2019A Sort and remove waste and recyclable materials
CPPCLO2044A Prepare rooms for guests and residents
CPPCMN2003A Provide effective client service
CPPCCL2007A Perform basic stain removal


Provide first aid / Apply first aidLearners who have this certificate will be granted the unit via the RPL process as a Credit Transfer. This unit is not delivered by HR training but organised to be completed with St John’s Ambulance. CT ?
ELECTIVE UnitsTwo (2) elective units may be selected with appropriate contextualisation from other currently endorsed Training Packages at level III or IV. The units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome

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and any special needs you may have for your training.
We are flexible in our training delivery and you may be able to apply for:

• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)