Clean high-touch surfaces

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPPCLO3045, 'Clean high-touch surfaces'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Clean high-touch surfaces' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.


Plan and prepare.


Work instructions are obtained, high-touch surfaces and soil types are identified and assessed, and required cleaning methods are selected and confirmed.


Work site hazards are identified and risks controlled according to company, legislative, and health and safety requirements.


Colour-coded cleaning equipment is selected according to area to be cleaned, checked for serviceability and cleanliness, and replaced as required before starting work.


Cleaning solutions are selected and prepared according to surface and soil to be cleaned, and client and company requirements.


Tasks are sequenced to ensure hygiene and efficiency in completion of cleaning tasks.


Personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected and used according to manufacturer specifications, and health and safety and company requirements.


Pre-existing damage to surfaces is identified and reported according to company requirements.


Clean surfaces.


Loose soil and debris are removed from surfaces using required cleaning equipment and techniques.


Required cleaning solution is applied to surfaces using correctly prepared cleaning equipment, and allowed to dwell according to manufacturer specifications.


Surfaces are wiped clean using selected cleaning tools and techniques.


Surfaces are rinsed free of residual cleaning solutions using selected equipment and techniques.


Moisture is removed from surfaces using required equipment or allowed to air dry according to company requirements.


Clean and store equipment.


Unused cleaning solutions are stored or disposed of according to manufacturer specifications, and health and safety and company requirements.


Equipment and PPE are cleaned, safety checked and stored or disposed of according to manufacturer specifications and environmental, health and safety, and company requirements.