Cleaners make sure houses, offices or other commercial businesses are kept clean and tidy.
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What does a cleaner do?

Cleaners make sure houses, offices or other commercial businesses are kept clean and tidy. You’ll use a variety of tools to clean desks and tables, wipe surfaces and vacuum floors. 

What do I need to do to become a cleaner?

You do not need any formal qualifications to become a cleaner. 


Related skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Teamwork

Where could I be working?

You’ll be working indoors, usually to a shift pattern. You could be self-employed working for a number of private residential clients, or you could be working for a big cleaning agency keeping large office blocks tidy. You may also work in a school or hospital.  


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