Introduction to the Facilities Industry (7612)

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015
These brand new qualifications provide a broad understanding of waste management, recycling and facilities services.
Those looking for entry into, or to progress in their career in, the facilities industry.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

This introduction to the facilities industry covers all the basic essentials, such as:

  • Recycling
  • Waste disposal
  • Health and safety
  • Cleaning.

You will learn in the classroom and suitable workplace-based environments.

Assessment will be through assignments and multiple-choice and short-answer examinations.

Is this level right for me?

Level 1
You have little or no experience of working within the facilities industry. You are looking for your first job in this area or looking for an introduction to your new workplace and role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to build up your knowledge and skills and progress in a wide range of roles:

  • Waste management
  • Recycling or facilities management industry
  • Specialist cleaner.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Centres currently offering the City & Guilds Level 2 Award/Certificate/Diploma in Cleaning Principles (7695) or City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ in Cleaning and Support Services Skills (7648) can gain fast-track approval to offer these qualifications.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no eligibility requirements.

Level 1

Is this level right for me?

You have little or no experience of working within the facilities industry. You are looking for your first job in this area or are looking for an introduction to your new workplace and role.

This comprises three mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and security in the facilities industry
  • Workplace hygiene in the facilities industry
  • Introduction to working in the facilities industry.

This comprises one mandatory unit:

  • Introduction to waste and recycling.

This comprises three mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and security in the facilities industry
  • Workplace hygiene in the facilities industry
  • Introduction to working in the facilities industry

Plus one optional unit from the following:

  • Prepare and clean washrooms
  • Introduction to waste and recycling
  • Using resources in a sustainable way within the facilities industry.

Learners can also complete individual units rather than a full qualification. Note that there are potentially nine more optional units that will follow the same structure within the Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to build up your knowledge and skills and progress in a wide range of roles:

  • Waste management
  • Recycling or facilities management industry
  • Specialist cleaner.

Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Facilities Industry (7612-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 1 Award in Introduction to the Facilities Industry

  • Accreditation No: 600/2887/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 67 - 67 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling (7612-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 1 Award in Waste and Recycling

  • Accreditation No: 600/2937/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 7 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 46 - 46 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry (7612-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Clean high risk areas

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 16 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Customer Service

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Graffiti removal by hand

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Manual Street Cleaning

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Minor repairs and maintenance of property and premises

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Prepare and clean washrooms

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 16 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 92 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Servicing conferences and meetings

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Servicing of accommodation facilities

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 14 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 79 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Sustainable resources

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 16 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 92 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Facilities Industry - Waste and recycling

  • Accreditation No: 600/2938/9 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit Based Qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 16 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 92 - 113 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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