811699 Cleaners nec

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ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Cleaners nec
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ANZSCO Occupation Description: 


This occupation group covers Cleaners not elsewhere classified.
Skill Level: 5
Occupations in this group include:
Chimney Sweep
Graffiti Cleaner
High Pressure Cleaner
Swimming Pool Cleaner

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8116 Other Cleaners

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Other Cleaners
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


OTHER CLEANERS clean surfaces, materials and objects, such as carpets, windows, walls, swimming pools and cooling towers, using specialised cleaning equipment and chemicals.
It includes Carpet Cleaners and Window Cleaners.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Tasks Include:

cleaning carpets and upholstered furniture using cleaning machines and their attachments
selecting and applying cleaning agents to remove stains from carpets, windows and surfaces
filling carpet cleaning machines with water and other cleaning agents
using ladders, swinging scaffolds, bosun's chairs, hydraulic bucket trucks and other equipment to reach and clean windows in multi-storey buildings
pushing pile-lifting machines over carpets and brushing pile to raise and fluff nap
treating carpets with soil-repellent chemicals and deodorants, and treating for pests
cleaning stone walls, metal surfaces, fascias and window frames using high pressure water cleaners and solvents
applying chemicals and high pressure cleaning methods to remove micro-organisms from water and filtration systems, and using wet vacuums and other suction equipment to remove scale, accumulated dirt and other deposits from swimming pools, cooling tower components and drains

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