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811612 - Window Cleaner

Description

Cleans interior and exterior window surfaces.

Skill Level

5

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8116 Other Cleaners

Description

clean surfaces, materials and objects, such as carpets, windows, walls, swimming pools and cooling towers, using specialised cleaning equipment and chemicals.

It includes Carpet Cleaners and Window Cleaners.

Tasks

    • cleaning carpets and upholstered furniture using cleaning machines and their attachments
    • selecting and applying cleaning agents to remove stains from carpets, windows and surfaces
    • filling carpet cleaning machines with water and other cleaning agents
    • using ladders, swinging scaffolds, bosun's chairs, hydraulic bucket trucks and other equipment to reach and clean windows in multi-storey buildings
    • pushing pile-lifting machines over carpets and brushing pile to raise and fluff nap
    • treating carpets with soil-repellent chemicals and deodorants, and treating for pests
    • cleaning stone walls, metal surfaces, fascias and window frames using high pressure water cleaners and solvents
    • applying chemicals and high pressure cleaning methods to remove micro-organisms from water and filtration systems, and using wet vacuums and other suction equipment to remove scale, accumulated dirt and other deposits from swimming pools, cooling tower components and drains

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In the case of some Skill Level 5 occupations, a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification, or no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

The occupation Crane Chaser in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 811611 Carpet Cleaner
    • 811612 Window Cleaner
    • 811699 Cleaners nec

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