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CrestClean? It’s chef’s recipe for a rewarding work/life balance   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/crestclean-its-chefs-recipe-for-a-rewarding-work-life-balance/

A chef found joining CrestClean to be the perfect recipe for a rewarding job that’s also given him a great work/life balance. Not only has he made a sizzling success of his business, Mohammed Ali says he’s far less stressed these days and he gets to enjoy a lot more time with his family. Working in a managerial role at the Cheesecake Shop was full on, so he decided to explore the idea of working Read More…

Skills course starts from the floor up for CrestClean’s new business owners   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/skills-course-starts-from-the-floor-up-for-crestcleans-new-business-owners/

CrestClean’s new business owners rose to the challenge when their floor cleaning skills were put to the test. They were attending an intensive training programme that leads to the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. Floor care is one of the core units on the Module 1 course. The two day training event in Tauranga was led by Pinakin Patel, one of the company’s most experienced operators who is an expert of all aspects of floor care. Read More…

Upskilling empowers business owners to remain top of their game   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/upskilling-empowers-business-owners-to-remain-top-of-their-game/

CrestClean business owners attended a special training event to ensure they remain at the top of their game. The Skills Training and Development course was aimed to empower the Tauranga teams by acting as a refresher so they keep up to date with product innovations and the latest advances in the commercial cleaning industry. The experienced franchisees have already completed two intensive courses covering practical and theory units as part of their training for the Read More…

Successful business owners thrilled to take roles with acclaimed training institute   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/successful-business-owners-thrilled-to-take-roles-with-acclaimed-training-institute/

Two experienced CrestClean business owners in Wellington have risen through the ranks to take up senior training roles. Naval Gupta and Naseem Shariff have been appointed as Regional Trainers for Master Cleaners Training Institute (MCTI) in Wellington and Hutt Valley. But before being selected the pair had to meet strict criteria to be eligible, says Adam Hodge, the institute’s CEO. “They needed to have been providing quality work for their own customers and running their Read More…

Industry experts share top tips with newbies   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/industry-experts-share-top-tips-with-newbies/

Jason Cheng (left) and Pinakin Patel with CrestClean personnel attending the training event run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute.

  CrestClean newbies attending a key training course had two of the best operators in the business to learn from. The Master Cleaners Training Institute Module 1 programme was delivered by Jason Cheng assisted by Pinakin Patel. Jason has his own CrestClean cleaning business but he’s also one of the company’s Quality Assurance Co-ordinators. He’s part of a nationwide team responsible for ensuring quality cleaning is maintained at customers’ sites. Experienced franchisee Pinakin is a Read More…

Final assessment sees CrestClean personnel pass ‘with flying colours’   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/1041-2/

Ashneer Datt shows CrestClean personnel tips on the safe use of a vacuum cleaner. Looking on is Adam Hodge, CEO of the Master Cleaners Training Institute.

  Health and safety came under close scrutiny for CrestClean personnel being assessed as part of their final training to become competent cleaners. The Invercargill team members were attending a Module 2 course delivered by Ashneer Datt on behalf of the acclaimed Master Cleaners Training Institute. Also on hand was the training organisation’s CEO Adam Hodge, who says he was impressed with the commitment and attention to detail shown by the CrestClean business owners. Health Read More…

Fiza has the last laugh as mates see his career take off with CrestClean   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/fiza-has-the-last-laugh-as-mates-see-his-career-take-off-with-crestclean/

Fiza Rahiman receives a Certificate of Achievement from the Master Cleaners Training Institute. Making the presentation is Dries Mangnus, CrestClean’s Auckland Central Regional Manager.

  His friends were quick to poke fun at him when he told them he’d bought a cleaning franchise. “When I joined CrestClean my friends laughed at me,” Fiza Rahiman says, recalling the cruel comments from mates who would later be forced to eat their words. “They told me that being a cleaner was probably the lowest job you could get,” he says. “They thought cleaning wasn’t meant for a guy to do.” But he Read More…

Business owners polish off floor care challenge after specialist training   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/business-owners-polish-off-floor-care-challenge-after-specialist-training/

  It was a challenge that could easily floor anyone without the right expertise and practical know how. But these CrestClean franchisees excelled themselves when a tired vinyl surface went from dull to dazzling after they put into practice what they had learnt from a floor care training course. The Invercargill business owners were put to the test at a local school by trainer Ashneer Datt during the course run by the Master Cleaners Training Read More…

Course takes CrestClean’s carpet care experts to a whole new level   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/course-takes-crestcleans-carpet-care-experts-to-a-whole-new-level/

Charlie Lodge with participants on the carpet care course held in Christchurch.

He’s heard more than a few horror stories of cleaning catastrophes involving costly stuff ups with carpets when stain removal attempts have gone horribly wrong. With more than 30 years’ industry experience, there’s not much Charlie Lodge doesn’t know about carpet care. He’s a master technician and a certified Instructor for the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. Charlie shared his knowledge with Crest business owners attending an upskilling course in carpet care. Over Read More…

Kumaran’s delight at Regional Trainer role   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/kumarans-delight-at-regional-trainer-role/

Kumaran Nair says he’s proud to have been awarded the Certificate of Achievement from the Master Cleaners Training Institute.

Congratulations to Kumaran Nair who has been appointed as a Regional Trainer for the Master Cleaners Training Institute. Gina Holland, CrestClean’s Christchurch South Regional Manager, says Kumaran has worked hard and is a great asset to her team. “He is fully committed and he’s always getting great feedback,” she added. The Certificate of Achievement follows Kumaran’s success in being appointed as a CrestClean Regional Induction Trainer in 2017. Adam Hodge, CEO of the Master Cleaners Read More…