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Environmental Services Skills Framework Qualifications

Notice: We have migrated from existing WSQ programs to Skills Framework programs, effectively from 2 Jan 2019. Training duration, fees and funding structure remain intact as of current status. Click here for more information.

Environmental Services Skills Framework Programs

(Cleaning Courses) offered by CBLD

  • Workplace Safety & Health Practices Implementation
  • Horizontal Surface Maintenance - Perform Cleaning of Carpets
  • Horizontal Surface Maintenance - Perform Cleaning of Hard Floor
  • Washroom Maintenance
  • Vertical Surface Maintenance
  • Furniture and Furnishing Maintenance
  • Customer Management - Provide Quality Service
  • Food Shop Hygiene Maintenance
  • Stakeholder Management (Schedule and Supervise Cleaning Services)
  • Learning and Development (On-the-job training)
  • Effectiveness Management (Implement Work Plans and Monitor Performance)
  • Customer Management - Supervise Service Operation
  • Equipment and Inventory Management
  • Chemical Cleaning Handling - Demonstrate & apply understanding of chemicals, methods & processes
  • Workplace Safety & Health System Management
  • Process Improvement and Optimization - Implement Continuous Improvement in Service Delivery
  • Process Improvement and Optimization - Plan & Implement Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices

All programs are SSG approved and SFC eligible. Individuals who have completed the above-mentioned program and assessment successfully will receive Statements of Attainment (SOA) from the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).

Course Schedule Course Fee

National and Professional Recognition

The Environmental Services training programs focus on the skills development for the Environmental Services Industry at the national level, and include skills standards, assessment strategies, and training curricula. Its objectives include:

  • Providing the relevant skills and competencies that are recognized by the cleaning industry and employers;
  • Charting the training and progression pathways for the cleaning workforce by mapping the competencies against occupational groups at various levels;

  • Professionalizing the cleaning industry and boosting performance and productivity of the cleaning workforce, thereby increasing opportunities for better pay and mobility

On successful completion of each Skills Framework module, the worker will receive a modular Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore.


What’s in for me to take up these programs?

For Organizations

• Provides a systematic way to benchmark employees

• Enables employees to meet the required standards to perform effectively

• Increases the productivity of the organization

• Develops clear job descriptions

• Helps in recruitment of personnel

• Helps to align staff behaviour with organizational strategies and values

• Supports the performance management system

• Helps organizations adapt to changes

• Enjoys support for implementation of the framework

• Supports an application for the Cleaning Business License from National Environment Agency (NEA)


For Individuals

• Assess career interests

• Discover employment opportunities

• Understand career pathways

• Recognize personal attributes required

• Prepare for desired jobs

• Understand skills and competencies required

• Find avenues to close skills gaps

• Identify relevant training programs to be equipped with the required skills and competencies

• Participate in on-the-job training opportunities provided by companies

• Renew, upgrade and deepen skills

• Plan for career development/ transition

• Recognize skills and competencies required for the intended job role

• Identify training programs to upgrade and deepen skills

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