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Unit
Unit Reference Number
J/600/6282
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Use and store cleaning equipment and agents
Unit Level
Level 1
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
24
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
7.3 Service Enterprises
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

this unit is subject to Asset Skills principles of assessment which can be found at:

http://www.assetskills.org/QualificationsAndStandards/Qualifications.asp

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

know how to prepare for cleaning the work area

1.1

state the uses of different types of personal protective equipment

1.2

state the importance of ventilating the area

1.3

state the meaning of different warning signs

2

know how to prepare cleaning equipment and agents

2.1

state the location of the storage area(s) and how to gain access

2.2

state the location of the nearest water and electricity supplies to the storage area

2.3

state the importance of colour coding

2.4

describe how to check that equipment is safe for use

2.5

state the organisational requirements for reporting faults

2.6

state the correct method for preparing cleaning solutions

2.7

state the meanings of warning signs used on cleaning agent containers

3

know how to use cleaning equipment and agents correctly and safely

3.1

state the health and safety legislation which applies to the use of cleaning equipment and agents

3.2

describe what might happen if relevant legal requirements are not followed

3.3

describe the correct technique for using different types of equipment

3.4

state why it is dangerous to mix certain types of cleaning agents

3.5

state the importance of following manufacturer’s instructions when dealing with cleaning agents

3.6

state types of problems that could occur when preparing and using cleaning agents

3.7

state how to deal with problems that could occur when preparing and using cleaning agents

3.8

state why work routines and sequences need to be followed

3.9

state what to look for when performing a post-cleaning inspection of the surface

3.10

state how to reinstate the work area

4

know how to store cleaning equipment and agents correctly and safely

4.1

identify where equipment should be stored

4.2

describe the correct procedures for the storage of cleaning agents

4.3

state the importance of the correct storage of cleaning agents

4.4

describe the correct method for storing equipment

4.5

state the importance of securing the storage area

5

be able to prepare for cleaning the work area

5.1

select and wear appropriate personal protective equipment for the cleaning task

5.2

ventilate the area as appropriate

5.3

select and display appropriate warning signs

6

be able to prepare cleaning equipment and agents

6.1

select the appropriate equipment for the task

6.2

carry out safety checks on the equipment

6.3

report any faults and problems with the equipment

6.4

select an appropriate cleaning agent for the task

6.5

prepare a cleaning solution

7

be able to use cleaning equipment and agents correctly and safely

7.1

use different types of equipment correctly

7.2

clean surfaces systematically

7.3

carry out a post-cleaning check of the surface

7.4

dispose of left over cleaning agents correctly

7.5

reinstate the work area

7.6

clean used equipment and return it to the correct storage area

8

be able to store cleaning equipment and agents correctly and safely

8.1

make sure the storage area is clean and tidy

8.2

store cleaning agents in line with health and safety requirements

8.3

store equipment in line with health and safety requirements

8.4

check stock levels of cleaning agents

8.5

report any shortages of cleaning agents

8.6

secure the storage area

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