The Custodial Maintenance training series is perfect for beginners in the custodial maintenance field, but each course can also serve to upgrade the skills for experienced workers. Each training topic will is designed for in commercial, educational, institutional, and industrial workforces. The entire series of courses includes 26 lessons that provide in-depth coverage of a wide range of custodial care issues. The lessons offer step-by-step instruction on custodial procedures, stressing worker safety throughout.
Covers the safe use of cleaning chemicals, including the OSHA Hazard Communication standard. The course covers the basic chemistry of cleaning chemicals, then explains the correct use of detergents, soaps, solvents, disinfectants, and other cleaning chemicals. Explains how chemicals are packaged, labeled, mixed, and applied in order to make working with chemicals safer and the trainee more efficient.
Lesson 1 – Using Chemicals Safely
Lesson 2 – Introduction to Cleaning Chemicals
Lesson 3 – Cleaning Agents
Lesson 4 – Disinfectants
Lesson 5 – Special-Purpose Cleaning Chemicals
Covers many different kinds of floors and flooring materials in use in many locations. This course goes on to cover a variety of powered floor care equipment, explaining how to operate each device safely and efficiently. Explains how and why to use floor machines and vacuum cleaners and their various attachments. Also covers the use and maintenance of autoscrubbers, powered sweepers, pressure washers, and sanders.
Lesson 1 – Kinds of Flooring
Lesson 2 – Floor Machines
Lesson 3 – Vacuum Cleaners
Lesson 4 – Automatic Scrubbers
Lesson 5 – Other Powered Equipment
Covers the tasks involved in the daily, routine maintenance of floors. This course lists kinds of floor coatings and the uses of each. Explains periodic floor care tasks step-by-step, and describes which particular methods to use on the various floors and floor coverings they will work with in their buildings. Covers floor care problems trainees are likely to encounter. Concludes with a lesson on the cleaning of walls, windows, furniture, and other above-the-floor surfaces.
Lesson 1 – Routine Floor Care Tasks
Lesson 2 – Floor Coatings
Lesson 3 – Periodic Floor Care Tasks
Lesson 4 – Choosing a Floor Care Method
Lesson 5 – Floor Care Problems
Lesson 6 – Other Cleaning Tasks
Covers the fundamentals of rest room design and construction and the elements of routine rest room cleaning. Covers the specifics of cleaning rest room plumbing fixtures. Describes the periodic tasks required to keep rest rooms in good condition. Finally introduces the trainee to the topic of disinfection, its importance in rest rooms, and methods of performing this task safely.
Lesson 1 – Rest Room Basics
Lesson 2 – Routine Rest Room Cleaning
Lesson 3 – Cleaning Plumbing Fixtures
Lesson 4 – Periodic Rest Room Cleaning
Lesson 5 – Rest Room Disinfection
This course covers the many kinds of carpet in use today. Explains the importance of preventive maintenance. Gives step-by-step explanations of the various carpet-cleaning methods available, explaining which is best to use on different types of carpet. Covers stretching, bleeding, insect attack, and many other carpet problems, and suggests remedies. Concludes with a lesson on upholstery fabrics and their care.
Lesson 1 – Carpet Materials and Construction
Lesson 2 – Preventive Maintenance & Routine Carpet Cleaning
Lesson 3 – Periodic Carpet Cleaning
Lesson 4 – Carpet Care Problems
Lesson 5 – Upholstery Care