This profession is all about cleanliness and hygiene in households, offices, kitchen and hotels.
Show me your job! Cleaner/Housekeeper
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What does a Cleaner/ Housekeeper do?
As a cleaner/ housekeeper, you clean the interior and exterior of various buildings and/or of private households. For example, you clean public buildings such as hospitals, offices, gyms or swimming pools. In the case of private households, you do all kinds of cleaning work withing the homes of people. You can either be hired for helping out just once or you are hired to come in on a weekly basis. It all depends on the cusomer.
This profession offers various opportunities in the hygiene and environmental sectors. For example, you learn about alternative cleaning methods that have a lower environmental impact.
What is important?
- Good physical condition (e.g. working on your knees for long periods of time)
- Care and a sense of responsibility
- Reliability (people let you inside their homes)
- Passion for cleanliness, cleaning and mess
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Courses for Cleaner/Housekeeper
The basic level is intended for people just starting out in their careers. Here you can acquire basic knowledge for your future profession in self-study units.
How to Become a Housekeeper: Foundation Cleaning Course
Basic course cleaning
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