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Crest personnel get to grips with life saving techniques   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/crest-personnel-get-to-grips-with-life-saving-techniques/

It was very much “hands on” when CrestClean’s Hamilton personnel got to grips with learning what to do in an emergency situation. A special course put on by the Master Cleaners Training Institute involved written material and practical demonstrations of techniques that could potentially help save lives. The First Aid Awareness course was run by the training institute’s CEO Adam Hodge, who said the event had been well received. Participants on the three-hour course got Read More…

Will new technology replace the cleaner?   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/will-new-technology-replace-the-cleaner/

Keeping the kitchen clean can be a real chore at the best of times But help could be soon be at hand with advances in nano-technology that could wipe away traditional methods of cleaning our homes and workplaces. Scientists in London have developed the dream kitchen – one that is capable of self-cleaning and destroying bacteria without the need for soap or sprays. The researchers from University College London (UCL) have created paints and plastics Read More…

Upskilling in Hard Floor Care brings extra opportunities   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/upskilling-in-hard-floor-care-brings-extra-opportunities/

These CrestClean newbies polished off all their specialist tasks with ease – their efforts paving the way to generating more income. For being qualified as a Hard Floor Care specialist broadens the type of work they can now take on. The Hamilton franchisees attended a two-day course, which was run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute. Nivitesh Kumar, CrestClean’s Waikato Regional Manager, was delighted at how the upskilling event had gone. “They were really enthusiastic Read More…

Pair set bar high for Master Cleaners   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/pair-set-bar-high-for-master-cleaners/

CrestClean’s in-house training organisation has seen two of its experienced operators rise through the ranks. Joe Singh and Dan Pariachi have been appointed as Assessors for the Master Cleaners Training Institute. The pair are now fully qualified as assessors for franchisees taking the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning. Adam Hodge, CEO of the Master Cleaners Training Institute, said Joe and Dan’s achievement in gaining a Certificate of Achievement and their appointment assessors was outstanding. “Joe’s attitude Read More…

Esther scores 100 per cent in Health and Safety   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/esther-scores-100-per-cent-in-health-and-safety/

Pride shone bright when CrestClean franchisees received official recognition for passing their industry training examinations. Receiving the Master Cleaners Training Institute Certificate in Commercial Cleaning brought intense personal satisfaction for Esther Venkataiya and her brother John Kumar. The Christchurch duo, who are also induction trainers for new franchisees, run a successful cleaning business and were delighted to receive their awards from Kiri James, CrestClean’s Christchurch South Regional Manager. “It was really nice to receive the Read More…

Sallies caretaker learns cleaning skills   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/sallies-caretaker-learns-cleaning-skills/

Attending a course run by the Master Cleaners Training Institute has given Clinton Storer a whole new outlook to the way he approaches his job. Clinton, who works at the Salvation Army complex in Hamilton, joined CrestClean personnel on the Module 1 programme. As the charity’s caretaker, Clinton is responsible for cleaning duties for the two buildings, which include office areas, a church and a commercial kitchen. Beverly Parkinson, Executive Assistant, Salvation Army Hamilton, said Read More…

Cutting-edge videos available 24/7   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/cutting-edge-training-videos-available-247/

A high-tech training resource has now been completed and is available 24/7 to ensure CrestClean personnel remain on top of their game. The video series covers all the core tasks franchisees could be asked to carry out in the course of their work. Available across a range of media platforms, including smartphones and tablets, the online aid has been rolled out by the Master Cleaners Training Institute. The institute’s CEO Adam Hodge takes a starring Read More…

Teamwork key to training success   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/teamwork-key-to-training-success/

Teamwork shone bright as these enthusiastic Auckland franchisees rose to the challenge during a skills development session. The Module 1 course is run through the Master Cleaners Training Institute in conjunction with CrestClean. The training course aims to raise industry standards by equipping personnel with skills, knowledge and industry-specific qualifications. Master Cleaners Training Institute CEO Adam Hodge, who ran the event, said he was very impressed with the professionalism and commitment of the trainees. “The Read More…

Secrets of Hard Floor care revealed   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/secrets-of-hard-floor-care-revealed/

They are a picture of concentration as the finer points of Hard Floor care are put into practice. These Southland franchisees showed doing the hard yards will reap rich rewards as they undertook training in Hard Floor Care. The event was overseen by the Master Cleaners Training Institute’s Southland-based trainer Ashneer Datt. CrestClean’s Southland Regional Manager Glenn Cockroft said the event had been a big success. “The team worked very well together as they carefully Read More…

Nitij puts training before his special birthday   View https://mastercleaners.org.nz/nitij-puts-training-before-his-special-birthday/

Franchisee Nitij Maharaj couldn’t believe his eyes when CrestClean laid on a sweet surprise to mark his milestone birthday. Nitij was attending a Module 2 Assessment course in Dunedin when Master Cleaners Training Institute’s Rachael Hannah turned up to surprise him with a special birthday cake. The reaction of Nitij and his mum Rozley, who was also at the event, was amazing, said Adam Hodge, CEO of Master Cleaners Training Institute. “He and his mother Read More…