Who is the qualification for?
The NVQ in Housekeeping Level 1 is for individuals whose Housekeeping role requires well developed behavioural competence, but whose scope for independent decision making and for bringing about change is limited. They are likely to be in roles where for example their duties include:
- Cleaning floors
- Vacuuming carpets
- Dusting Furniture
- Cleaning windows and doors
- Cleaning kitchens, bathrooms and public areas
- Preparing beds
Relevant occupations include:
- Room Maid
- Room Attendant
- Housekeeping Assistant
This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.
How the qualification is structured:
To achieve the full qualification, candidates must complete six (6) units in total made up of five (5) mandatory units plus one (1) optional unit.