Program Length: 8 weeks
Participants learn the critical skills that prepare them to work in the cleaning industry, including medical office and hospital cleaning.
• Occupational Health & Safety
• Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
• Office, restaurant and home cleaning
• Infection control
• Hospital and medical office cleaning
• Minor plumbing and electrical awareness
• Lock out/tag out procedures
• Operation of industry specific machinery maintenance
Graduates receive the certifications essential to attaining employment and working safely in the property maintenance industry.
• Basic fall protection certification
• First Aid/CPR certification
• WHMIS certification
Participants will complete a one-week co-op at a local employer in the property maintenance, cleaning industry.
Course Facilitator: Chris Goss
Chris brings more than 10 years experience on the frontline of London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), primarily in the operating suites and specialty units, including specialized cleaning within these departments. His roles included Environmental Service Coordinator for major Emergency Departments and team lead in specialized cleaning and infection control initiatives at both LHSC sites. Chris then served as Resident Manager with Fanshawe College overseeing all contract cleaning for Compass Canada (Hurley Group) and several satellite sites throughout the city and Southwestern Ontario.
Chris loves that his work provides him the opportunity to help individuals develop new applicable skills. “What really drives me is seeing the confidence shine through once a client begins to apply those new skills” says Chris. “That’s what it’s about for me, empowering individuals to be the best they can be!”