Cleaning Operations courses

CPP30316 – Certificate III in Cleaning Operations

This qualification applies to individuals working in the cleaning industry as cleaners responsible for planning work, liaising with customers and operating in a range of general domestic and commercial settings as well as specialist cleaning environments

Duties at this level may include selecting the method of cleaning to be used and ensuring safe work practices.


Successful candidates graduating with this certificate will have the skills and knowledge to fill positions in their industry or workplace, working in a supervisory or managerial role in a variety of departments.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Domestic cleaner
  • Commercial cleaner
  • Vehicle detailer
  • Boat detailer

This course consists of 14 units of competency, 5 of which are core units and 9 of which are elective.

The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:

all 9 units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
up to 3 units may be chosen from other Certificate III or Certificate IV qualifications in CPP or another current Training Package or accredited course, provided they do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

The core units are:

CPPCLO3003 Clean using safe work practices

CPPCLO3005 Confirm and apply privacy and security requirements for cleaning work

CPPCLO3019 Remove waste and recyclable materials

CPPCLO3035 Maintain cleaning storage areas

CPPCMN3006 Provide effective client service

The course delivers learning through supported work based learning, focusing on the development of the skills and attitudes required to provide quality cleaning operations in residential or commercial facilities.
For each unit, candidates are provided with training materials.

Course charges for each qualification delivered in a Traineeship arrangement will be charged at the prescribed rate of $3.25 per nominal hour commenced, and each unit of competency in each course has a nominal hour allocated to it. Please CLICK HERE   for each unit of competency’s nominal hour allocation and multiply by the prescribed rate, currently at $3.25. Any unit commenced will be charged to the student or employer if engaged in workplace training in compliance of the VET FEES & CHARGES POLICY 2018

Example:   SITXWHS101 Participate in safe work practices   = 15 nominal hours = $48.75

Course charges vary due to the electives selected  and units will be charged once commenced at yearly nominal rate fee.

Contact or call 1300 60 62 67 for any course you wish to review for yourself or your workplace and relevant charges.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.
Courses start at $1222 for CPP30316 – Certificate III in Cleaning Operations.

If students have already successfully completed units within the qualification, credit can be granted within our program. Similarly, competencies gained through other formal study or experience may be acknowledged upon review.

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