News Updates

Successful Second Year BICSc Audit   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/successful-second-year-bicsc-audit/

Master Cleaners Training Institute has once again successfully completed the British Institute of Cleaning Science annual audit. BICSc International General Manager Colin Hanks travelled to New Zealand for 10 days to conduct the audit. Master Cleaners Training Institute was found to be fully compliant with all of the audit criteria. Assessors Alistair McCormick, Julie Griffin, Irshad Ali, Danish Sharma and Adam Hodge, who are all certified by BICSc to conduct assessments of franchisees’ training, were Read More…

Training Up 40 Percent at Master Cleaners   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/training-up-40-percent-at-master-cleaners/

The number of CrestClean personnel trained at Master Cleaners Training Institute increased by more than 40 percent in 2014. “This is just part of growth as we see it and we intend to proceed along the same growth path next year,” says Adam Hodge, CEO of Master Cleaners Training Institute. The following numbers are not exact, as some events are still occurring, but the increase over 2013 figures shows that the training programmes on offer Read More…

Otago Daily Times Reports on Master Cleaners Training Validation   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/otago-daily-times-reports-on-master-cleaners-training-validation/

Master Cleaners Training Institute‘s training programme featured in an Otago Daily Times article published on 23 October. The Otago Daily Times news item reported that Careerforce, an NZQA-accredited Industry Training Organisation, has validated training courses provided by Master Cleaners Training Institute. CrestClean franchisees who attend these courses will now receive up to 36 credits toward the NZQA National Certificate in Cleaning and Caretaking. Master Cleaners Training Institute is also accredited by the British Institute of Read More…

Hard Floor Care a Must-Have Skill for New Franchisees   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/hard-floor-care-a-must-have-skill-for-new-franchisees/

In Tauranga, all the franchisees new to CrestClean in the past four months are now also fully trained in Hard Floor Care. “I tell all my franchisees they need this skill if they’re going to be doing any sort of floor care,” says Jan Lichtwark, Regional Director for Tauranga. “Some say that none of their jobs are going to need buffing, but it pays to know.” Seven franchisees – Woo Sung Lee, Yeon Kil Yang, Read More…

New Skills for New Franchisees   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/new-skills-for-new-franchisees/

The ability to learn new skills in order to provide a range of services to customers is just one part of growing a successful CrestClean business. Some new franchisees get the opportunity to jump right into the more skilled services by attending the required training courses early in their careers with CrestClean, which recently occurred for several new Hutt Valley teams. They attended a Hard Floor Care Training Course, held on the 27th and 28th Read More…

Master Cleaners Training Institute Receives Careerforce Validation   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/master-cleaners-training-institute-receives-careerforce-validation/

The NZQA-accredited Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce, has validated the training and assessment programme used by CrestClean to prepare their personnel for work in the commercial cleaning industry. The validation was a result of Careerforce’s review of training and educational material used by Master Cleaners Training Institute and already approved by the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc). It now also meets the requirements of Careerforce validation for 36 credits toward the NZQA National Certificate in Read More…

Training Benefits Everybody   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/training-benefits-everybody/

Congratulations to Ronesh Nand for successfully completing the Cleaning Professional Skills Suite training, a series of three courses offered by Master Cleaners Training Institute that cover all aspects of safe working practices, equipment, proper procedures and innovations in the cleaning industry. Originally from Fiji, Ronesh and his wife Joytesha moved to Christchurch and purchased a CrestClean franchise approximately two years ago. Like all CrestClean franchisees, they’re required to undergo professional training, which begins with three Read More…

Training Course a Knockout for Kapiti   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/training-course-a-knockout-for-kapiti/

The gloves were on for a bit of fun after a recent training course for Kapiti Coast’s CrestClean team. Five franchisees attended a Module 2 Assessment, held over three days in August with Adam Hodge, CEO and National Training Manager of Master Cleaners Training Institute. All five franchisees successfully completed their British Institute of Cleaning Sciences assessment, which is part of the Cleaning Professional Skills Suite curriculum. “We held the training course at the Kapiti Read More…

Best Trainers Lead by Example   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/best-trainers-lead-by-example/

When it comes to training new CrestClean franchisees, Master Cleaners Training Institute’s CEO Adam Hodge believes the best teachers are the most capable, passionate franchisees who are already operating their own businesses all over New Zealand. “A good Induction Trainer would have to have been delivering quality work in their franchise for at least a year to be considered. They will have demonstrated good communication skills, good reporting skills and attention to detail,” he says. Read More…

New Training Venue in South Auckland   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/new-training-venue-in-south-auckland/

Master Cleaners Training Institute is pleased to announce a new training venue for South Auckland CrestClean Franchisees. Pulman Lodge has been selected for its excellent location and will be used as an alternative to Hub West. Modules 1 and 2 of the Cleaning Professionals Skills Suite (CPSS) and Annual Up-skilling will be held here. In the future, it may also be used for Hard Floor Care Training. “This new site means that no longer will Read More…