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Job holders in this unit group clean manufactured goods, plant and machinery, and industrial, commercial and other premises.

Tasks

  • Uses industrial hoovering, polishing, pressure washer, steam cleaning and sandblasting equipment to clean commercial and industrial premises, public buildings and building exteriors
  • Dismantles engines, boilers, furnaces and other industrial plant and machinery, cleans component parts and reassembles equipment
  • Washes, rinses, dries and cleans manufactured goods, and stacks cleaned articles ready for removal.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is typically received on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs covering various aspects of industrial cleaning are available at Levels 1 and 2. Qualifications are also offered by the British Institute of Cleaning Science.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £18,000 per annum and can progress up to £21,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 4,243 employed Industrial Cleaning Process Occupations in the region.

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