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Cleaning Business Diploma Course

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How to Set Up a Successful Cleaning Business

The Cleaning Industry 

The UK offers a great market potential for people who are looking to start up their own cleaning business. The cleaning industry in the United Kingdom is growing fast, and its popularity is driven by the fact that people need external help in cleaning their homes.

Due to their busy schedules, most people in the United Kingdom find it almost impossible to take out time for their homes. They are so caught up in other activities such as work, social events and catching up with their family and friends that cleaning the house (or the workplace) takes a backseat. This comprehensive course will teach you everything that you need to know to set up a successful cleaning business, wether you choose a domestic cleaning business cleaning other peoples homes or a commercial cleaning business.

The cleaning industry provides high quality cleaning services to all sectors of society. Both the public and private sectors can enjoy these facilities by contacting cleaning companies when the need arises. These cleaning companies can be contacted by potential customers through a tendering process that allows the customers to select the corporation best suiting their needs.


The best way to succeed in this business is good advertising and referrals. With the growing popularity of cleaning businesses, the competition has grown. Due to this fact, the cleaning organizations now have to work harder to gain the attention of potential customers. It is essential to present one in an excellent light in order to attract the attention of the client.

The best thing about the cleaning business is that once you establish a network and a steady client base, then your business takes an easy road to success. The quality of your work directly determines your success and popularity in the market. The cleaning demands of people involve the following services:

  • Carpet Cleaning Services
  • Industrial Waste Disposal Services
  • House Cleaning Services
  • Office Cleaning Services 

Course Contents:

  • Chapter 1- Introduction to the Cleaning Business
  • The Cleaning Industry and Market in the UK
  • Reasons Why You Should Start a Cleaning Business
  • Three Types of Cleaning Businesses
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 2- Domestic Cleaning
  • What is Domestic Cleaning?
  • What Roles Are Involved in Domestic Cleaning?
  • The Legal Side of the Business
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 3- Commercial Cleaning
  • What is it?
  • What Roles are involved?
  • The Legal Side of the Business
  • Accredited Courses in the UK
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 4- Specialized Cleaning
  • What is it?
  • What roles are involved?
  • The Legal Side of the Business
  • Accredited Courses in the UK
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 5- The Importance of Quality Services
  • The Importance of Quality
  • Attract Customers with Added Services
  • Quality Control in Cleaning Services
  • Tools to Improve Cleaning Efficiency
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 6- Getting Started
  • Are you Mentally Prepared?
  • Cleaning Business Requirements
  • Start Up Costs
  • Training
  • Equipment & Cleaning Materials
  • Staff
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 7- Important Concerns
  • Focus on the details
  • Take it easy
  • Doing a good job
  • Day to Day Tasks
  • Pricing the job
  • Taking payments
  • Insurance
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 8- Growing your Business
  • Importance of a Growing Business
  • Marketing Your Business
  • Advertising
  • Social Media
  • Referrals
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Chapter 9- The Life Blood of Your Business
  • Cash Flow
  • Importance of Building a Good Rapport with Your Clients
  • Customer Service
  • Summary
  • Assessment
  • Conclusion
  • Index


Our courses include comprehensive support, should you require any assistance. You can contact our friendly course advisers by telephone or by email.

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Continued Learning

All course delegates are welcome to attend our regular, ongoing learning and inspirational events. We also hold regular inspirational events in Manchester and London for all students studying any of our courses. The events are a great way to watch live demonstrations of different techniques, learn new skills, have a practice with other students and to meet your tutors. Once you've signed up for any of our courses you will receive details of our different monthly events via email. If you cannot attend our events you can watch a live streaming of the event on our tv channel.

All courses can be paid for using our secure online payment system or via paypal. 


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