1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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9111-11 Commercial Cleaner

Cleans industrial work areas, industrial machinery, commercial premises, residential complexes, hospitals and construction sites using heavy duty cleaning equipment.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • operates industrial vacuum cleaners to clean floors, work areas and machinery
  • removes rubbish and empties containers, bins and trays
  • removes dust and dirt from ceilings, walls, overhead pipes and fixtures
  • applies acids and solvents to surfaces to remove stains and dirt
  • removes lint, dust, soot, oil, grease, sludge or other residues from machinery, hulls and holds of ships, and interiors and exteriors of furnaces, boilers and tanks
  • vacuums carpets, curtains and upholstered furniture
  • cleans, dusts and polishes furniture, fixtures and fittings
  • strips old wax from floors, re-waxes and polishes floors
  • cleans and disinfects laundry and bathroom fixtures, replenishes expendable supplies and reports defective plumbing fixtures
  • may clean exteriors of buildings by sand-blasting or by applying solvents

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