Cleaning and Environmental Services Apprenticeship

Cleaning and Environmental Services Apprenticeship

The Apprenticeship in Cleaning and Environmental Services combines on-and-off-the job training that will enable an apprentice to operate appropriately and in accordance with the requirements of their employer and the needs of the business.

Employers will be required to access 'The Apprenticeship Levy' Scheme to access the funding for the programme.

Who is it For?

The Apprenticeship Framework is designed to deliver skills training to anyone in work, existing employees who do not have vocational qualifications and young people who are new to the resource management industry.

This apprenticeship offers the opportunity to widen the scope for apprenticeship delivery across the amenity horticulture industry and mainstream cleansing operations.

Apprenticeship in Cleaning Services Level 2

  • Passenger Transport Cleaners
  • Industrial Cleaners
  • Caretakers
  • Window Cleaners
  • Street Cleansing Operatives
  • Hygiene and Cleaning Operatives
  • Specialist Carpet and Flooring Cleaners

How does it Work?

The apprenticeship framework comprises five elements as follows:

  • Vocational Qualification mandatory and optional competence units 
    from the Level 
    2 Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Principles – this is the knowledge element (technical certificate)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) England only
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Key Skills or Functional Skills (England) or Essential Skills (Wales)

Apprenticeship Available

Cleaning Services Level 2

Further information and FAQs can be found on our attached leaflet:

Cleaning and Environmental Services Apprenticeship