Elementary Cleaning Occupations

Job holders in this unit group perform elementary cleansing service occupations.


New workers

New workers start around £4,883. Normal pay is £12,117 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £25,839.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 9,084 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Completes worksheets to note the date and time that amenities were last cleaned.

  • Reports acts of vandalism and any defects in sanitary equipment.

  • Replenishes supplies of soap, toilet paper and towels.

  • Cleans toilets, washrooms, rest rooms and other similar amenities.

  • Selects appropriate brush head, pushes it through flue or chimney and collects soot and other dislodged deposits from flue or chimney with brush or vacuum equipment.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Machinery

  • Mopping

  • Maid Services

  • Manual Handling

  • Graffiti Removal

  • Housekeeping

  • Furniture Cleaning

  • Warehousing

  • Waste Management

  • Safety Standards

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Cleanliness

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Management

  • Operations

  • English Language

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Time Management

  • Self-Motivation

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.