Housekeeping Essentials | genU Training | RTO 5553 Housekeeping Essentials | genU Training | RTO 5553
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The accommodation industry needs you!

With an increase in employment opportunities, our Housekeeping Essentials microcredential will equip you with the knowledge you need to work in the industry.

You will gain skills in housekeeping, cleaning, food preparation and work safety practices. You’ll also learn modern methods associated with the accommodation services industry and best practices to develop your career in this thriving field.

Register today and develop the skills required to work competently in this booming industry.

Housekeeping Essentials includes the following nationally accredited units:

  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
  • CPPCLO3111 Clean rooms, furniture and fittings

Session content

Day Session
Day 1
9:30am – 4:00pm
SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety

Take part in a practical activity and develop transferable skills and knowledge where you will learn to prevent contamination of food that might cause foodborne illnesses.

Day 2
9:30am – 4:00pm
SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices

Gain the skills and knowledge required to incorporate safe work practices into workplace activities. Follow predetermined health, safety and security procedures and participate in organisational work health and safety (WHS) management practices.

Day 3 – 5
9:30am – 4:00pm
CPPCLO3111 Clean rooms, furniture and fittings

Learn how to provide housekeeping and cleaning services to meet industry standards including:

  • Customer service and turn down services
  • Light cleaning including sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, mopping and interior window cleaning
  • Kitchen and bathroom cleaning
  • Changing bed linens and making up beds.

On successful completion, learners will receive a Statement of Attainment for all accredited units.

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can apply for this course now.

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills

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Housekeeping Essentials is a microcredential for professional development. It will help you in your job search and provide potential employers with the confidence that you have achieved these skills.

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Australian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Fee For Service
$AUD 1450.00 (incl. GST)

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.

genU Training offer Housekeeping Essentials, in the following format:

On-campus: Study face to face in a classroom setting.

5 consecutive days: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Time zones: Local state time zones are observed.

Please select your preferred course location and date from the list below.

Click the Apply button and complete the online application. Once we receive your application, our Customer Enquiries Team will contact you to progress your application and advise of next steps. Find out more about the application process.

If you need support to complete your application, we are happy to help. Simply call 1300 582 687 or contact us online. 

Housekeeping essentials

Study Mode:
On campus

Course Length
5 days