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Basic Housekeeping  

Basic Housekeeping will train you for a job working as a full charge housekeeper.

What you will learn

  • Career Development for jobs in the household workplace
  • Cleaning rooms, surfaces and objects
  • Cleaning Products & Tools
  • Laundry Basics
  • Organization
  • In the Kitchen Basics
  • Entertaining & Serving
  • Basic Childcare
  • Health & Safety

How you will benefit

  • Obtain a certificate of training that will add to any resume
  • Prepared to find work in a residence and/or hotel
  • Discover the various options working in this capacity
  • Become a more skilled full charge housekeeper in all capacities

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online:

  • "The Professional Training Guide" by Marta Perrone

The Basic Housekeeping course will teach the necessary skills needed to start or advance a career in housekeeping. You will build a foundational skill set that can be used to work at private residences or hospitality groups like hotels and resorts. You will also learn the important elements of professional conduct, such as creating a resume, interviewing, accepting or rejecting job offers, and more.

This course covers household cleaning techniques, such as proper use of cleaning materials and tools. You will also gain an understanding of laundry, from separating and washing to drying and ironing. You will also learn about organization, time management, and other fundamental aspects of effective housekeeping including kitchen service and basic childcare. Upon completion of the course, you will have a well-rounded and diverse skill set that would make you a valuable addition to any employer.


  1. Career Development
    1. Job Titles & Descriptions
    2. Resumes & Experience
    3. Resources for Finding a Job
    4. Interviewing & Presentation
    5. Accepting a Job Offer
    6. Handling Trial Days
    7. Employment Agreements
    8. Professional Conduct on the Job
    9. Maintaining Your Job
    10. Handling a Review Session
    11. Dealing with Termination
  2. Household Maintenance
    1. Cleaning by Room
    2. Laundry
    3. Cleaning Products & Tools
    4. Organization
  3. Cooking & Entertaining
    1. In the Kitchen Basics
    2. Cooking with Recipes
    3. Table-Setting & Service
    4. Floral Care
  4. Basic Childcare
    1. Infants, Toddler, School Age Childcare
    2. Communication Between Parents & Childcare Providers
  5. Health & Safety
    1. First Aid/CPR
    2. Child & Household Safety
    3. Emergency Procedures


Marta Perrone is a graduate of UCLA with a B.A. in Spanish and Linguistics and has over 30 years of experience in the Private Service Industry. She owned and managed a domestic placement agency for 20 of those years while spending the last 10 conducting training seminars, creating training materials and providing personalized in-home manuals and training.

Marta Perrone es una graduada de UCLA con un Bachillerato en Artes en Español y Lingüística y tiene más de 30 años de experiencia en la Industria de Servicios Privados. Ella fue propietaria y administradora de una agencia de colocación doméstica durante 20 de esos años mientras pasaba los últimos 10 conduciendo seminarios de capacitación, creando materiales de capacitación y proporcionando manuales y capacitación personalizados en el hogar.

 

Basic Housekeeping
Item: 202003CTP22400  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $595.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.