Training & Qualifications

  • Waikato Team Achieves

    Waikato team members were out in force with a record turnout of over 40 franchisees who attended the annual team meeting held at Hamilton Marist Rugby Club on September 16. A number of awards including Certificates of Excellence and Long Service Awards were presented to franchisees. Narayana Chaganti’s five year commitment to Crest was recognised

  • Hard Floor qualification gained

    British Institute of Cleaning Sciences (BICSc) training certificates were among those presented to franchisees at the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago team meeting. The meeting was held at the Golden Gate Lodge in Cromwell on August 25. Regional Manager James Dixon and James Sukhwant received certificates for completing their BICSc two day Hard Floor Course.

  • CrestClean Tauranga approved Bay of Plenty District Health...

    CrestClean franchisees are able to consistently demonstrate safe work practices, in safe work places and go home safely each day thanks to Crest’s comprehensive Health, Safety and Environmental Management System. This was the outcome of a Safety Management System (SMS) Audit carried out by Bay of Plenty District Health Board Property Services Health and Safety

  • Electrical Testing and Inspection now in-house

    Ensuring electrical equipment is safe and secure for franchisees to use forms a key part of Paul Theobald’s role. After completing a day course in Electrical Testing and Inspection, Paul is responsible for ensuring Pac Vacs and RCD (Residual Current Devices) are safe, secure and compliant before they are dispatched to franchisees. He will also

  • Franchisees recognised at Invercargill team meeting

    Recognition for the continued efforts of franchisees formed part of the agenda at Invercargill’s annual team meeting. The team meeting was held at the Invercargill Museum Theatre on August 19 and 37 franchisees attended. As recognition for going the extra mile, Managing Director Grant McLauchlan presented certificates of Appreciation and Excellence to franchisees. Five franchisees

  • Training is one of Crest’s core values

    Taranaki franchisees are helping Crest set new benchmarks in training for the New Zealand cleaning and hygiene workforce. Five franchisees completed the Module 1 training course that was held in New Plymouth last month. The course, which is run through the Master Cleaners Training Institute in conjunction with CrestClean, aims to raise industry standards by

  • Best practice essential in the fight against cross-contamination

    As recently published in INCLEAN NZ Magazine: Workers and cleaners have an equal role to play in the prevention of cross-contamination in the workplace. It is estimated that one in three will catch the current flu virus this year, which could have a major impact on a firms productivity levels. The best way to prevent

  • CrestClean calls for Cleaning Industry Training Standards (CITS)

    The appalling level of training uptake in New Zealand’s $1 billion commercial cleaning industry has prompted CrestClean to call for the introduction of Cleaning Industry Training Standards (CITS). Managing Director Grant McLauchlan briefed the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee on the introduction of CITS on Thursday. A CITS programme would be designed to increase

  • Cleaning Industry Training Standards will benefit industry

    An appalling training uptake level within New Zealand’s $1 billion commercial cleaning industry has prompted CrestClean to advocate for the introduction of a Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS). According to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2008 Labour Market Statistics there are approximately 30,000 commercial cleaners in New Zealand – yet there is no

  • Upskilling a way of giving back to community

    Diego Gonzalez could not stop smiling after he received a certificate of completion from the Master Cleaners Training Institute acknowledging his achievement. MacLaren Park Henderson South (MPHS) Community Trust, which is one of CrestClean’s customers, asked Auckland West Regional Manager Caroline Wedding to see if there was a training program suitable for Diego. Auckland Operations

  • Upskilling personnel is Crest’s point of difference

    Completing the British Institute of Cleaning Sciences (BICSc) training and assessments has instilled an abundance of confidence in Christchurch North CrestClean franchisee Dan Mahida. Dan completed his BICSc Cleaning Professional Skills Suite (CPSS) Certificate and the BICSc Licence to Clean. He also completed a two day Hard Floor Course and a Pure Water Window Cleaning

  • Cleaning Industry Training Standards needed

    On a typical day, hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders enter their workplaces and get on with their jobs. Most don’t pay a second thought to the cleaners who came into the office as they headed out the door, aside from perhaps a passing hello. No one really cares. It’s an industry that works during


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