Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Company Rescues Cleaners

Company Rescues Cleaners

Dunedin based CrestClean has stepped in to provide new training skills to New Zealand cleaners following the collapse of the Building Service Contractors Industry Training Organisation (BSCITO).

We are excited to announce the launch of the Master Cleaners Training Institute that is an Accredited Training Organisation with the British Institute of Cleaning Services (BICS). In partnership with BICS the institute will provide accredited training programmes in the Professional Cleaners Skills Suite,” says Grant McLauchlan, Managing Director of Crest Commercial Cleaning.

CrestClean has experienced significant growth in people seeking out formal industry training as they enter the commercial cleaning sector as a career path to achieving both business and personal goals. Long gone are the days of part time employees using the cleaning industry as a stop gap between other jobs, customers these days demand and expect a professional service and this move will support that demand.

CrestClean has been working on the new Master Cleaners Training Institute concept for the last 6 months which has proven timely with the loss of the dedicated cleaning ITO that has struggled under its current Building Services Contractors control.

“We have grasped the opportunity to step in and provide internationally recognised training programme for the commercial cleaning industry,” said Mr McLauchlan.

One of the industry's most experienced trainers Adam Hodge has been appointed CEO of the Master Cleaners Training Institute.

“Moving forward, and where we can be of great benefit to other organisations, we will be in a position to offer a customised training program, which can be based around their workplace, tailored to suit all their business requirements, resulting in staff that are competent in the necessary core skills, Health & Safety and best practice process and procedures,” said Mr Hodge.

With over 30,000 commercial cleaners across New Zealand, this drive to raise the standards and status of the industry has got to be good news for both New Zealand employees and the businesses that employ them.

“There is no doubt that an investment in training builds not only confidence, but also competence in people. That is why CrestClean has invested heavily in training its people which has led to the explosive growth in our business.”

“Being associated with the BICS also supports CrestClean’s international business expansion strategy that has seen our operations in India and pending South East Asia rapidly expanding to meet client demand for cleaners that have been properly trained. Now New Zealand cleaners have that opportunity,” Mr McLauchlan said.

[ENDS]

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Media: Julian Wilcox Leaves Māori TV

Māori Television has confirmed the resignation of Head of News and Production Julian Wilcox. Mr Maxwell acknowledged Mr Wilcox’s significant contribution to Māori Television since joining the organisation in 2004. More>>

ALSO:

Genetics: New Heat Tolerant Cow Developed

Hamilton, New Zealand-based Dairy Solutionz Ltd has led an expert genetics team to develop a new dairy cow breed conditioned to thrive in lower elevation tropical climates and achieve high milk production under heat stress. More>>

Fractals: Thousands More Business Cards Needed To Build Giant Sponge

New Zealand is taking part in a global event this weekend to build a Menger Sponge using 15 million business cards but local organisers say they are thousands of business cards short. More>>

Scoop Business: NZ Net Migration Rises To Annual Record In September

New Zealand’s annual net migration rose to a record in September, beating government forecasts, as the inflow was spurred by student arrivals from India and Kiwis returning home from Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Fletcher To Close Its Christchurch Insulation Plant, Cut 29 Jobs

Fletcher Building, New Zealand’s largest listed company, will close its Christchurch insulation factory, as it consolidates its Tasman Insulations operations in a “highly competitive market”. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Business: Novartis Adds Nine New Treatments Under Pharmac Deal

Novartis New Zealand, the local unit of the global pharmaceuticals firm, has added nine new treatments in a far-ranging agreement with government drug buying agency, Pharmac. More>>

ALSO:

Crown Accounts: English Wary On Tax Take, Could Threaten Surplus

Finance Minister Bill English is warning the tax take may come in below forecast in the current financial year, as figures released today confirm it was short by nearly $1 billion in the year to June 30 and English warned of the potential impact of slumping receipts from agricultural exports. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand

Mosh Social Media
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news