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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 8116 OTHER CLEANERS


    OTHER CLEANERS 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.

    Indicative 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:
      NZ Register 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 some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • 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

    Occupations:
      811611 Carpet Cleaner
      811612 Window Cleaner
      811699 Cleaners nec

811611 CARPET CLEANER

    Cleans carpets, rugs and furniture upholstery using powder, liquid and steam cleaning methods, and applies soil-repellent chemicals and deodorants.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisation:

      Upholstery Cleaner

811612 WINDOW CLEANER

    Cleans interior and exterior window surfaces.

    Skill Level: 5


811699 CLEANERS NEC

    This occupation group covers Cleaners not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 5

    Occupations in this group include:

      Chimney Sweep
      Graffiti Cleaner
      High Pressure Cleaner
      Swimming Pool Cleaner


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