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TVET Council Barbados

Housekeeping Level 1 (CVQ)

Who is this 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:

  • Cleaner
  • Room Maid
  • Room Attendant
  • Housekeeping Assistant

This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.

How it 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.

Where is it available?

There are no assessment centres offering this qualification at this time. For further information email us at or call (246) 435-3096 or (246) 228-3383.
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