Aims & Objectives
Here is a small list of some of the aims / objectives covered in our How to be a crime scene cleaner.
- PPE and equipment requirements needed to carry out the works for the specialist cleaning sectors such as bloodborne pathogens, unattended death clean up, needles and sharps clean up, etc.
- Hazards and risks associated with carrying out these works. You will learn how to write a basic risk assessment to help you get through these specialist cleaning sectors safely.
- Waste disposal and waste management covering all sectors from bloodborne pathogens, to needles, to hoarding and pigeon guano.
- Step by step processes and procedures for all specialist cleaning sectors ranging from cleaning up after a death, so helping a hoarder clearing their hoard.
Our How to be a crime scene cleaner training course will give you the knowledge and understanding on how to undertake specialist cleaning safely and professionally in sectors such as bloodborne pathogens, cleaning up after a death, needles and sharps clean up, hoarding and clearance, as well as pigeon guano clean up. This course is ideal for you if you are looking to become a crime scene cleaner, a forensic cleaner, a biohazard cleaner, or a trauma cleaner.
By completing our How to be a crime scene cleaner.
- Know what PPE and equipment you should use when cleaning sectors such as bloodborne pathogens, unattended death clean up, needles and sharps clean up, etc.
- You will know and understand about the different hazards involved whilst undertaking work of this nature whilst also being taught how to write a basic risk assessment to carry out this work and minimize the risks.
- Understand how to dispose of biohazard waste properly and safely according to the current government waste regulations. This will cover all specialist cleaning sectors, ranging from bloodborne pathogens, to needles, to hoarding and pigeon guano.
- You will learn and discover the step-by-step processes on how to complete jobs in the specialist cleaning sectors such as cleaning after an unattended death to hoarding and clearance jobs. You will go through different methods and techniques to help you complete your duties to a high standard.
We require no previous experience or knowledge in Crime Scene Cleaning for anyone to be able to complete this course. However, it is assumed that applicants have a good understanding of English and have a sound educational background.
Learners aged 16 – 17 years can complete this How to be a crime scene cleaner / forensic cleaner training course in the UK but are unable to operate in this field until they are 18 years old, due to the nature of this work.
If you are taking part in the 3-day trauma and biohazard course, you will complete a multiple-choice test after each module and achieve a pass rate of at least 80% or higher. There will be 5 multiple choice tests in total.
What do I get?
Once you have completed the How to be a crime scene cleaner course, you will receive 7 CPD (Continuous Professional Development) certificates and a NASC ID badge, showing your qualifications. Your certificates will show that you are CPD certified in trauma and biohazard cleaning, bloodborne pathogens training, unattended death clean up, needles and sharps clean up, hoarding and clearance, and finally pigeon guano clean up. You will receive these in the post a few days after completing the course.
Who is this course for?
Our How to be a crime scene cleaner / forensic cleaner training course is an ideal training course for those who are wanting to pursue a career in crime scene cleaning and trauma and biohazard cleaning. Our How to be a crime scene cleaner / forensic cleaner training course is also ideal for those who are already involved in the cleaning industry and would like to expand your professional cleaning services.
Is this course online or face to face?
Here at The National Academy of Specialist Cleaners we only offer face-to-face training. We believe that face to face training is more beneficial than online learning when it comes to specialist cleaning. We believe this because here at NASC you will have the opportunity to discuss real life scenarios with an experienced trauma and biohazard cleaning operative. You may also get the chance to discuss business with a trauma and biohazard business owner. During the course you will get introduced to real life products, PPE, and you will get cleaning equipment demonstrations with explanations. Here at The National Academy of Specialist Cleaners you will get a hands-on learning experience.
How can I do this course?
At The National Academy of Specialist Cleaners, you will be able to complete our How to be a crime scene cleaner course as a part of the 3-day trauma and biohazard course, you will also be completing other modules such as Bloodborne pathogens training, unattended death clean up training, needles and sharps training, hoarding and clearance training, and pigeon guano clean up training.
What is CPD?
Continuing Professional Development is a commitment to ongoing lifelong learning. CPD encourages looking forward and identifying opportunities to learn something new, refresh existing knowledge, improve skills, or simply keep up to date with the latest developments within a particular profession or industry.
The National Academy of Specialist Cleaners are based in Little Walden, Essex.
Here at NASC we have two training facilities. We have our classroom where all the classroom-based learning of the modules will take place, this is where you will complete the course, do the exams and be shown examples of chemicals, PPE and equipment demonstrations that will be needed when taking part in this specialist cleaning sector.
Then we also have our practical training facility, this is where you will take what you have learnt in the classroom and put it to the test. Here you will be faced with life-like scenarios that you could face when you venture out into this specialist cleaning sector. Here you will get help and support from the trainers on how to complete these works properly and safely with experienced trauma and biohazard cleaners on site giving you the best advice and tips on how to do this.
If you are a large group between 6 – 12 candidates, and you have adequate facilities for us to come and deliver the this course. We are more than happy to come to your premises to deliver the course for you.