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Upskilling takes floor care to next level   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/upskilling-takes-floor-care-next-level/

He’s a shining example of someone who just won’t accept second best. When it comes to floor care there’s precious little Randeep Singh doesn’t know about cleaning and polishing. And he not only takes great pride in his work, he loves passing on his knowledge and skills to fellow CrestClean business owners. Randeep’s hard work and dedication has not gone unnoticed, says Robert Glenie, CrestClean’s South Canterbury Regional Manager. “When it comes to being a Read More…

Upskilling embraced by Crest caretakers   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/upskilling-embraced-crest-caretakers/

Adam Hodge assessing Satish Kumar and Dan Pariachi during the training for Crest PropertyCare personnel.

Crest PropertyCare personnel have stepped up to the mark by embracing a tailor-made training course to make sure they have the technical know-how to tackle every task they face. The course was overseen by Adam Hodge, the Director of CrestClean’s in-house training and upskilling unit – the Master Cleaners Training Institute. Adam says it is crucial caretakers are fully trained and able to confidently provide customers with a first class service. “The training empowers them Read More…

Window cleaning? Expert’s sparkling tips make it easy   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/window-cleaning-experts-sparkling-tips-make-it-easy/

Everyone wanted to shine when it came to who could do the best job cleaning windows. And with their efforts being crystal clear to onlookers, it was no wonder things got a bit competitive during a training course for these Rotorua and Taupo franchisees. Overseeing everything was Joe Singh, a Master Cleaners Training Institute trainer for franchisees working towards their Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. The Module 1 course covers a multitude of skills that CrestClean’s Read More…

CrestClean’s training has a bonus for Waikato student   View http://www.mastercleaners.org.nz/crestcleans-training-has-a-bonus-for-waikato-student/

Top tips picked up during his CrestClean training have given Deepak Selvaraj a whole new approach to how he applies himself to his university studies. The 19-year-old student’s dad, John Selvaraj, has a CrestClean business in Hamilton and Deepak lends a hand with the cleaning when he can. It was while undergoing a CrestClean training course run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute that the penny dropped for Deepak. He found he could apply the Read More…

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…