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Pride shines as franchisees receive industry award   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/pride-shines-as-franchisees-receive-industry-award/

It’s no wonder he looks chuffed as the latest group of graduates receive awards to mark their training success. Adam Hodge, CEO of the Master Cleaners Training Institute, was delighted to be on hand to congratulate recipients gaining their Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. It was a proud moment for the Auckland franchisees who received their awards in front of CrestClean’s Managing Director Grant McLauchlen at the company’s annual Team Meeting. “Franchisees were delighted to receive Read More…

Training awards bring pride for business owners   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/training-awards-bring-pride-for-business-owners/

It’s no wonder they are looking proud as they hold aloft certificates for successfully completing their training. These Palmerston North franchisees are among the latest newbies who have been equipped with the skills they need to provide a professional service to their customers. The Certificate in Commercial Cleaning is awarded to trainees who have been successfully assessed as competent by Master Cleaners Training Institute-accredited assessors on completion of the training programme. It’s a recognised qualification Read More…

Hard Floor Care upskilling taken in their stride   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/hard-floor-care-upskilling-taken-in-their-stride/

Rotorua franchisees on a training course to learn the secrets of floor care had a lot of information to soak up. But the hard yards put in now will pay dividends in future, says CrestClean’s Regional Manager Bill Douglas. Bill, who is an expert on how to clean and protect a wide range of floor surfaces, was delivering the course for the Master Cleaners Training Institute. When a franchisee becomes qualified as a Hard Floor Read More…

Crest personnel get to grips with life saving techniques   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/crest-personnel-get-to-grips-with-life-saving-techniques/

It was very much “hands on” when CrestClean’s Hamilton personnel got to grips with learning what to do in an emergency situation. A special course put on by the Master Cleaners Training Institute involved written material and practical demonstrations of techniques that could potentially help save lives. The First Aid Awareness course was run by the training institute’s CEO Adam Hodge, who said the event had been well received. Participants on the three-hour course got Read More…

Will new technology replace the cleaner?   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/will-new-technology-replace-the-cleaner/

Keeping the kitchen clean can be a real chore at the best of times But help could be soon be at hand with advances in nano-technology that could wipe away traditional methods of cleaning our homes and workplaces. Scientists in London have developed the dream kitchen – one that is capable of self-cleaning and destroying bacteria without the need for soap or sprays. The researchers from University College London (UCL) have created paints and plastics Read More…

Upskilling in Hard Floor Care brings extra opportunities   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/upskilling-in-hard-floor-care-brings-extra-opportunities/

These CrestClean newbies polished off all their specialist tasks with ease – their efforts paving the way to generating more income. For being qualified as a Hard Floor Care specialist broadens the type of work they can now take on. The Hamilton franchisees attended a two-day course, which was run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute. Nivitesh Kumar, CrestClean’s Waikato Regional Manager, was delighted at how the upskilling event had gone. “They were really enthusiastic Read More…

Pair set bar high for Master Cleaners   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/pair-set-bar-high-for-master-cleaners/

CrestClean’s in-house training organisation has seen two of its experienced operators rise through the ranks. Joe Singh and Dan Pariachi have been appointed as Assessors for the Master Cleaners Training Institute. The pair are now fully qualified as assessors for franchisees taking the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. Adam Hodge, CEO of the Master Cleaners Training Institute, said Joe and Dan’s achievement in gaining a Certificate of Achievement and their appointment assessors was outstanding. “Joe’s attitude Read More…

Esther scores 100 per cent in Health and Safety   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/esther-scores-100-per-cent-in-health-and-safety/

Pride shone bright when CrestClean franchisees received official recognition for passing their industry training examinations. Receiving the Master Cleaners Training Institute Certificate in Commercial Cleaning brought intense personal satisfaction for Esther Venkataiya and her brother John Kumar. The Christchurch duo, who are also induction trainers for new franchisees, run a successful cleaning business and were delighted to receive their awards from Kiri James, CrestClean’s Christchurch South Regional Manager. “It was really nice to receive the Read More…

Sallies caretaker learns cleaning skills   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/sallies-caretaker-learns-cleaning-skills/

Attending a course run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute has given Clinton Storer a whole new outlook to the way he approaches his job. Clinton, who works at the Salvation Army complex in Hamilton, joined CrestClean personnel on the Module 1 programme. As the charity’s caretaker, Clinton is responsible for cleaning duties for the two buildings, which include office areas, a church and a commercial kitchen. Beverly Parkinson, Executive Assistant, Salvation Army Hamilton, said Read More…

Cutting-edge videos available 24/7   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/cutting-edge-training-videos-available-247/

A high-tech training resource has now been completed and is available 24/7 to ensure CrestClean personnel remain on top of their game. The video series covers all the core tasks franchisees could be asked to carry out in the course of their work. Available across a range of media platforms, including smartphones and tablets, the online aid has been rolled out by the Master Cleaners Training Institute. The institute’s CEO Adam Hodge takes a starring Read More…