The Ethical Cleaning Company is not just our name but our nature. We treat our staff the way they should be treated, with the opportunity to pursue an NVQ Level 2 in cleaning (in addition to our own in-house training) free of charge.

An NVQ, A National Vocational Qualification is a work-based qualification that universally recognises that a person has the skills or knowledge needs to do the job. The candidate for an NVQ shows that they are competent in their field.

As an employer:

  • An NVQ in Cleaning gives an effective way to develop staff to a nationally recognised standard which improves efficiency.
  • NVQs prove that a candidate is capable of doing their job. An NVQ is based on what you can do, not what you know!
  • An NVQ offers on the job training and evidence gathering, so the employee learns on the job.
  • An NVQ demonstrates a commitment to quality.
  • an NVQ ensures employees are up to date with best practice and new industry standards.



For an individual:

  • An NVQ in Cleaning offers a flexible route to becoming qualified in the workplace with no examinations.
  • An NVQ offers a practical demonstration of the individual skills, knowledge and understanding.
  • An NVQ in Cleaning offers a certification to demonstrate the individual has met the national standard for an occupational role.
  • An NVQ offers a recognised qualification for employees with no other formal education.


Cleaning and Support Services Skills Level 2 (7648)

The NVQ Level 2 is for experienced cleaners that want to broaden their skills or specialise in a few areas.

There’s three different sizes of qualifications that an individual can get at this level:

  • Level 2 Award in Cleaning and Support Services Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning and Support Services Skills
  • Level 2 Diploma in Cleaning and Support Services Skills.

Individuals complete between one and three core units. There’s more to this, but the basics are:

  • Clean and maintain internal surfaces and areas
  • Clean and maintain external surfaces and areas
  • Clean high-risk areas
  • Clean and maintain soft floors and furnishings
  • Carry out maintenance and minor repairs.

This Level 2 NVQ also covers things like teamwork and communication.

At The Ethical Cleaning Company, we are proud to offer the opportunity to complete an NVQ Level 2 in cleaning, as part of our Three Cares.

Remember, if you need any cleaning services for your business, reach out to talk with us on our contact page.