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This skill-training program prepares the consumer for employment in a variety of areas including: janitorial, custodial, housekeeping, and other cleaning settings.

This is a 1 (one) to 4 (four) month training program and the experience includes classroom instruction and hands-on practical experience. The consumer learns proper procedures for mopping, restroom cleaning, window cleaning, office cleaning, and buffing, as well as a wide variety of general cleaning skills and work methods. The curriculum includes appropriate use of cleaning chemicals, proper safety, modern janitorial techniques and procedures, as well as necessary work behaviors.

Housekeeping Training

This skill-training program provides consumers with marketable assets in housekeeping. This 1 (one) to 4 (four) month program includes all the same elements as the Janitorial Training Program with the addition of teaching the proper technique for making a bed with hospital corners, an emphasis on directional cleaning and a timed drill designed to mimic the average hotel room.

Consumers who have completed training work around the Greater Toledo area. Some places our graduates have worked at are: Advanced Cleaning, Clean Team, Goodwill Industries, Ramada Inn, Red Roof Inns, Park Inn, The University of Toledo, Washington Local Schools and the YMCA.

Our training program has been sought out for consultations. In 2011, we have shared our program information with: Lott Industries in Toledo; Janipro in Lagos, Nigeria; Goodwill in Tallahassee; the Glynn Schools in Georgia; and Central Susquehanna Schools in Pennsylvania.

The training departments served a combined 53 individuals during 2012. Many have gone on to work for our janitorial contracts department, while others have obtained employment as janitors in nursing homes, hotels, office buildings, churches, with Veterans Affairs or for cleaning companies. Janitorial/housekeeping skills continue to be in the top 25 list of in-demand occupations.

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Classroom instruction:

Maintenance cleaning projects are scheduled each day.


& Housekeeping

This is a 1 (one) to 4 (four) month training program and the experience includes classroom instruction and hands-on practical experience.

Need a cleaning service that's dependable and will do a great job?

Call Goodwill Janitorial Services!