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Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning



Gain the skills to become a specialist in cleaning and all associated practises by taking this Level 5 interactive online course. A complete and comprehensive guide to the diversity and importance of all cleaning jobs, it will serve any objective you have, whether you are involved in hospitality, catering, or waste disposal. Our innovative learning modules will guide you through each aspect of the cleaning business, and you’ll soon gain the expertise to excel in your chosen field of work.   


This truly comprehensive course comes complete with all the information that you ever need to know about cleaning practises. From house and facility cleaning to office and restaurant hygiene, this package contains all that is required to reach a Level 5 status. You’ll be tutored in using the latest equipment and advised on how to handle and store hazardous chemicals. We’ll coach you in managing a team if you own a business, or how to legally dispose of waste if you’re an independent worker. 

Learning outcomes: 

  • Learn the full range of cleaning roles and jobs that exist in the marketplace
  • Know the correct equipment and clothing that should be worn for any cleaning task
  • Obtain the knowledge to run a commercial cleaning business
  • Understand the correct way to clean a house, bathroom, or commercial outlet
  • Practise the knowledge needed to ensure an inhabited area is hygienically cleaned 
  • Know how to apply the right techniques for mentoring an individual
  • Gain the ability to work safely with non-standard waste or chemicals
  • Be able to achieve excellent results from customer satisfaction feedback

Why People Love And Enrol In The Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning From One Education

  • Instantly accessible CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of this Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning
  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • Study at your own pace
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient assessment and instant results

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is This course for?

This course is for any individual who works in a role that requires intensive cleaning routines to be fulfilled or runs a team or business that is responsible for such. It is designed to provide a Level 5 certificate in this area.   


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This course is intended to teach the essential procedures needed to clean any substantial area or run a business that entails this. It may cover the following roles and careers: 

  • Commercial cleaner or hygienist 
  • Housekeeping staff
  • Housekeeping manager
  • Professional waste disposal staff
  • Caretaker or maintenance staff

Course Curriculum

Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning
Module 01: An Introduction to the Cleaning Job 00:19:00
Module 02: The Diversity of Cleaning Jobs 00:26:00
Module 03: Cleaning Equipment, Products and Clothing 00:24:00
Module 04: House Cleaning 00:22:00
Module 05: Food Kitchen and Commercial Kitchen Cleaning 00:23:00
Module 06: Bathrooms and Toilets 00:22:00
Module 07: Office Cleaning 00:19:00
Module 08: Cleaning External Surfaces and Areas 00:18:00
Module 09: Dealing with Non-Routine Waste 00:21:00
Module 10: Chemical Safety, Keyholding and Alarm Codes for Cleaners 00:21:00
Module 11: Starting a Cleaning Business and Planning for it 00:14:00
Module 12: Running the Business with Quality Service 00:22:00
Module 13: Customer Satisfaction 00:23:00
Module 14: Management of Staff 00:22:00
Module 15 Marketing, Advertising and Sales 00:24:00
Module 16: Expansion Management 00:17:00
Module 17: Business Insurance, Tax and Additional Equipment 00:24:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Level 5 Certificate in Cleaning 00:20:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Matilda Clements


    Very comprehensive and effective course. Found this site on google and took the course for advanced professional training. I’m satisfied with their service. Thanks a lot

  2. Ewan Marshall


    XXX Enjoyed the whole course and nice service from the customer support guys. This was my third course, I took courses on personal hygiene before and those were good too. Giving 5*

  3. Victoria Wallis


    Completed the course last week. Good course indeed. I’m cutting one star for the grammatical errors I found.

  4. James Winter


    Great course. Recommended!

  5. Mohammed Quinn


    Amazing! Great course, recommended.

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