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ADULT CARE

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CLEANING HYGIENE OPERATIVE

Level 2

As a Cleaning Hygiene Operative, your role involves maintaining safe and hygienic spaces in diverse environments. Whether in healthcare or commercial settings, you’ll apply specialised cleaning techniques, adhering to strict health and safety standards. Your responsibilities include working independently or in a team, interacting with service users, and ensuring cleanliness meets client requirements. Be prepared to work during both regular and non-working hours, contributing to a high level of cleanliness and promptly reporting any equipment issues.

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course summary

Embarking on this apprenticeship means playing a vital role in maintaining hygienically clean environments where service users, staff, and others can thrive, work, and develop. As a Cleaning Hygiene Operative, you’ll be equipped with specialised cleaning techniques and skills essential for ensuring safe and hygienic spaces. Working independently or collaboratively, you’ll report to a cleaning supervisor or service leader and operate during both regular and non-working hours, depending on the environment. Whether in healthcare or commercial settings, your responsibilities include adhering to strict health and safety standards, following National Healthcare Cleaning Standards for NHS facilities, and complying with regulations specific to the cleaning environment. Interaction with diverse individuals such as service users, contractors, and clinical staff is integral to the role. Your duties involve maintaining a high level of cleanliness, adhering to client contracts, and promptly reporting equipment issues to ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

Throughout this apprenticeship, you will acquire the skills, knowledge, and behaviours necessary for a Cleaning Hygiene Operative. The key duties include:

course requirements

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Entry Level 3. If you have passed maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 1, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the maths and English Functional Skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

how will i be assessed?

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) is the final evaluation that takes place at the culmination of your apprenticeship. It gauges your proficiency in the knowledge, skills, and behaviours specified in the occupational standard, all of which are extensively covered during your training. This assessment serves as your opportunity to independently showcase your competence to an assessor.

Your employer will select an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) to conduct the EPA. Detailed guidance on what to anticipate and how to prepare for the EPA will be provided by your employer and training provider. The typical duration of training for this apprenticeship is 12 months, with the EPA period lasting approximately 3 months.

Upon successful completion of the EPA, you will receive your apprenticeship certificate. The EPA gateway is a crucial stage where the EPAO verifies that you have met all necessary requirements before commencing the EPA. Your employer will determine when you are ready to enter the gateway.

The assessment methods for the Cleaning Hygiene Operative apprenticeship encompass:

• Multiple-Choice Test:
– Closed book, with 24 multiple-choice questions;
– 50 minutes allowed for completion.

• Observation with Questions:
– Independent assessor observes you completing your work;
– Lasts at least 2 hours, with a minimum of 5 questions.

• Interview underpinned by a Portfolio of Evidence:
– Interview with an independent assessor;
– Lasts at least 30 minutes, with a minimum of 5 questions about specific aspects of your occupation;
– You can use your portfolio of evidence to support your answers.

The overall grades available for this apprenticeship are:
– Fail
– Pass
– Distinction

Successful achievement of English and mathematics qualifications in accordance with apprenticeship funding rules is a prerequisite for the EPA gateway. The EPAO will provide confirmation of the location and timing for each assessment method.

APPRENTICESHIPS

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CLEANING HYGIENE OPERATIVE

Level 2

As a Cleaning Hygiene Operative, your role involves maintaining safe and hygienic spaces in diverse environments. Whether in healthcare or commercial settings, you’ll apply specialised cleaning techniques, adhering to strict health and safety standards. Your responsibilities include working independently or in a team, interacting with service users, and ensuring cleanliness meets client requirements. Be prepared to work during both regular and non-working hours, contributing to a high level of cleanliness and promptly reporting any equipment issues.

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COURSE SUMMARY

Embarking on this apprenticeship means playing a vital role in maintaining hygienically clean environments where service users, staff, and others can thrive, work, and develop. As a Cleaning Hygiene Operative, you’ll be equipped with specialised cleaning techniques and skills essential for ensuring safe and hygienic spaces. Working independently or collaboratively, you’ll report to a cleaning supervisor or service leader and operate during both regular and non-working hours, depending on the environment. Whether in healthcare or commercial settings, your responsibilities include adhering to strict health and safety standards, following National Healthcare Cleaning Standards for NHS facilities, and complying with regulations specific to the cleaning environment. Interaction with diverse individuals such as service users, contractors, and clinical staff is integral to the role. Your duties involve maintaining a high level of cleanliness, adhering to client contracts, and promptly reporting equipment issues to ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

Throughout this apprenticeship, you will acquire the skills, knowledge, and behaviours necessary for a Cleaning Hygiene Operative. The key duties include:

course requirements

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Entry Level 3. If you have passed maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 1, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the maths and English Functional Skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) is the final evaluation that takes place at the culmination of your apprenticeship. It gauges your proficiency in the knowledge, skills, and behaviours specified in the occupational standard, all of which are extensively covered during your training. This assessment serves as your opportunity to independently showcase your competence to an assessor.

Your employer will select an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) to conduct the EPA. Detailed guidance on what to anticipate and how to prepare for the EPA will be provided by your employer and training provider. The typical duration of training for this apprenticeship is 12 months, with the EPA period lasting approximately 3 months.

Upon successful completion of the EPA, you will receive your apprenticeship certificate. The EPA gateway is a crucial stage where the EPAO verifies that you have met all necessary requirements before commencing the EPA. Your employer will determine when you are ready to enter the gateway.

The assessment methods for the Cleaning Hygiene Operative apprenticeship encompass:

• Multiple-Choice Test:
– Closed book, with 24 multiple-choice questions;
– 50 minutes allowed for completion.

• Observation with Questions:
– Independent assessor observes you completing your work;
– Lasts at least 2 hours, with a minimum of 5 questions.

• Interview underpinned by a Portfolio of Evidence:
– Interview with an independent assessor;
– Lasts at least 30 minutes, with a minimum of 5 questions about specific aspects of your occupation;
– You can use your portfolio of evidence to support your answers.

The overall grades available for this apprenticeship are:
– Fail
– Pass
– Distinction

Successful achievement of English and mathematics qualifications in accordance with apprenticeship funding rules is a prerequisite for the EPA gateway. The EPAO will provide confirmation of the location and timing for each assessment method.

ADULT CARE

CLEANING HYGIENE OPERATIVE

Level 2

Untitled desigvvn (83)

As a Cleaning Hygiene Operative, your role involves maintaining safe and hygienic spaces in diverse environments. Whether in healthcare or commercial settings, you’ll apply specialised cleaning techniques, adhering to strict health and safety standards. Your responsibilities include working independently or in a team, interacting with service users, and ensuring cleanliness meets client requirements. Be prepared to work during both regular and non-working hours, contributing to a high level of cleanliness and promptly reporting any equipment issues.

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This Standard is Suitable For:

course summary

Embarking on this apprenticeship means playing a vital role in maintaining hygienically clean environments where service users, staff, and others can thrive, work, and develop. As a Cleaning Hygiene Operative, you’ll be equipped with specialised cleaning techniques and skills essential for ensuring safe and hygienic spaces. Working independently or collaboratively, you’ll report to a cleaning supervisor or service leader and operate during both regular and non-working hours, depending on the environment. Whether in healthcare or commercial settings, your responsibilities include adhering to strict health and safety standards, following National Healthcare Cleaning Standards for NHS facilities, and complying with regulations specific to the cleaning environment. Interaction with diverse individuals such as service users, contractors, and clinical staff is integral to the role. Your duties involve maintaining a high level of cleanliness, adhering to client contracts, and promptly reporting equipment issues to ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

What does the apprenticeship involve?

Throughout this apprenticeship, you will acquire the skills, knowledge, and behaviours necessary for a Cleaning Hygiene Operative. The key duties include:

course requirements

You will undertake an Initial Assessment for both Maths and English prior to enrolment and have gained a minimum requirement of Entry Level 3. If you have passed maths and English GCSE with a Grade A* to C (grade 4 or above) or Functional Key Skills at Level 1, and can evidence this with certificate/s, you will not need to take the maths and English Functional Skills qualification within the apprenticeship programme.

how will i be assessed?

The End-Point Assessment (EPA) is the final evaluation that takes place at the culmination of your apprenticeship. It gauges your proficiency in the knowledge, skills, and behaviours specified in the occupational standard, all of which are extensively covered during your training. This assessment serves as your opportunity to independently showcase your competence to an assessor.

Your employer will select an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) to conduct the EPA. Detailed guidance on what to anticipate and how to prepare for the EPA will be provided by your employer and training provider. The typical duration of training for this apprenticeship is 12 months, with the EPA period lasting approximately 3 months.

Upon successful completion of the EPA, you will receive your apprenticeship certificate. The EPA gateway is a crucial stage where the EPAO verifies that you have met all necessary requirements before commencing the EPA. Your employer will determine when you are ready to enter the gateway.

The assessment methods for the Cleaning Hygiene Operative apprenticeship encompass:

• Multiple-Choice Test:
– Closed book, with 24 multiple-choice questions;
– 50 minutes allowed for completion.

• Observation with Questions:
– Independent assessor observes you completing your work;
– Lasts at least 2 hours, with a minimum of 5 questions.

• Interview underpinned by a Portfolio of Evidence:
– Interview with an independent assessor;
– Lasts at least 30 minutes, with a minimum of 5 questions about specific aspects of your occupation;
– You can use your portfolio of evidence to support your answers.

The overall grades available for this apprenticeship are:
– Fail
– Pass
– Distinction

Successful achievement of English and mathematics qualifications in accordance with apprenticeship funding rules is a prerequisite for the EPA gateway. The EPAO will provide confirmation of the location and timing for each assessment method.