Building Service Worker Certificate

BUILDING SERVICE WORKER CERTIFICATE


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Building Service Worker Certificate program provides the working knowledge required to qualify as a building service worker.

The course uses a combination of classroom instruction and practical hands-on experience to train students.

Topics covered include:

  • Cleaning
  • Chemical use
  • Equipment
  • Floor care
  • Safety
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training
CLASS LOCATION – Starting September 2019, classes will be held at:

Burnaby South Secondary School
5455 Rumble Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 2B7

(Access the main entrance via Antrim Avenue off Beresford Street)


PREREQUISITES

Students should meet all the following prerequisites before registering:

  • At least 19 years old
  • Strong English skills – free English assessment is available; check our current course offerings (green button at the top of this page) for dates/times/locations of testing sessions

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course. To graduate, students must meet all the following requirements:

  • Minimum 70% final course mark
  • Minimum 90% attendance is required
  • Completion of all course requirements for theory, practice and teamwork

FUTURE EMPLOYMENT

Graduates of the program will be qualified to apply for janitorial positions in both public institutions such as school districts, hospitals and government facilities. Graduates can also find employment with private contractors who provide cleaning services to corporate clients.


STUDENT FEEDBACK

It was actually a great class with a fantastic teacher! I’m glad I chose Burnaby!(August 2017)
The information was given in a way that was easy to understand. The instructor was easy going and funny. I enjoyed the class very much.
The instructor took time to explain and make sure everyone always understood the lessons. He was awesome.
Registration by phone or in person
Register by phone
604-296-6901

Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Burnaby CCE Office
5325 Kincaid Street
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Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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Tue | Wed | Thu
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Burnaby Central Secondary
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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Tue | Thu 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

All office locations are closed on statutory holidays.

Refund policy

Fee payments originally made by credit card are credited back to the same card; for expired or invalid credit cards, refunds are made by cheque. Fee payments originally made by cash or cheque are made by cheque. Please allow 3 weeks for processing.

Cancelled classes
When a class is cancelled by Burnaby CCE, a full refund will be issued.

Full time certificate / diploma programs
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $100 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. For a refund request received less than 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $200 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after classes begin. Please see individual course descriptions for exceptions.

Part time certificate / diploma programs
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $25 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. For a refund request received less than 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $50 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after classes begin. Please see individual course descriptions for exceptions.

General interest courses that are 1 session long
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 24 hours before the start of the class, a 20% processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received less than 24 hours before the start of the class.

General interest courses that are 2 or more sessions long
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received before the second session of the course, a 20% processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after the second session of the course.