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Jobla is an Australian vertical market job site that is backed by a portfolio of leading magazines, online business portals and e-newsletters.

Jobla is wholly owned by The Intermedia Group, a leading Australian B2B publishing, exhibition and technology business providing the most comprehensive and targeted B2B advertising network in Australia. The Intermedia Group is the same company that publishes the cleaning industry magazine InClean.

Jobla provides a user friendly employment search portal for all trades and professions with numerous cleaing industry positions advertised on the site.

 

Independent Industry Training Courses:

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The Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute (ACCI) was established out of a need for the carpet cleaning industry to have a certification program that set the standard for excellence. In recognition of our standards ACCI is Australia’s only independent certification and Commonwealth Government Registered Training Organisation with formal endorsement from carpet manufacturers and affiliated organisations. ACCI’s track record for creating unique and innovative educational and member support programs, distinguishes the organisation and its members as truly elite, in an otherwise unregulated industry. The Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute (ACCI) is a Commonwealth Government Registered Training Organisation

It provides Nationally Recognised Training and courses to better skill people within the industry.

Courses include: CARPET CLEANING, SPOT /STAIN REMOVAL, UPHOLSTERY CLEANING, LEATHER CLEANING, WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION, TILE AND GROUT CLEANING, ENCAPSULATION CARPET CLEANING, OH&S and CUSTOMER SERVICE, SPECIALTY WOOLCARE

  

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Jena Dyco is a leading training provider for the carpet cleaning, restoration and associated industries. Jena Dyco conducts both Nationally Recognised qualifications and IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification) certifications. Jena Dyco instructors have trained 1000's of technicians throughout the Pacific Rim in numerous aspects of Carpet, Upholstery and Hard Floor Care and Maintenance and Restoration and Remediation related fields. All information and techniques taught at Jena Dyco courses are based on extensive knowledge of local conditions and requirements as well as the Australian/New Zealand Carpet Care Standards and the International standards. 

Courses include: Advanced Stain Removal Course, Business Tactics Workshop, Certificate IV in Asset Maintenance - Cleaning Management, Clandestine Lab Testing and Analysis course, Crime and Trauma Clean-up Course, FREE WEBINAR - How to start a successful carpet cleaning business, IICRC Applied Microbial Remediation Course (AMRT), RC Carpet Cleaning Course (CCT), CRC Carpet Repairs and Reinstallation Course (CRRT), IICRC Colour Repair and Restoration Course (CRT), IICRC Fire and Smoke Restoration Course (SRT), IICRC Hard Floor Care Course (FCT), IICRC Health and Safety Course (HST), IICRC Leather Cleaning Course, IICRC Odour Control Course (OCT), IICRC Rug Cleaning Course (RCT), IICRC Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Course (UFT), IICRC Water Damage Restoration Course (WRT), Meth Lab Clean-up Conference, Methamphetamine Residual Decontamination Course and Understanding Heat 

 
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Nation Training offers tailored carpet, upholstery, rug and leather cleaning courses coupled with small business courses, marketing, customer service, phone answering and much more to give you the skills to start your new career or business in carpet and upholstery cleaning.

Nation Training concentrates on delivering carpet cleaning training and business courses in the quickest and easiest ways possible to minimise training time and costly delays. We offer individual & group training along with distance education.  Nation Training is able to be very flexible and can tailor courses to meet your business needs. 

Nation Training also offers advanced courses "Certificate III in Asset Maintenance Carpet Cleaning Operations" and "WoolSafe Australia Technician Course".
 

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In 1998 The WOOLSAFE Organisation launched an accreditation scheme for professional carpet cleaning companies, called the WOOLSAFE Certified Operators programme, to counter unqualified cleaners who give the carpet cleaning industry a bad name.

Independent carpet cleaning companies, franchisees and in-house carpet cleaning contractors can become Woolsafe Certified Operators.

They must be fully trained in all carpet cleaning techniques, have been in business continuously for a period of at least 5 years and be a member of a recognised professional or trade association related to the cleaning industry. They must attend a WOOLSAFE training course, pass the exit exam and meet other requirements relating to their business and professional associations.
 
Certified Operators undertake to use WOOLSAFE-approved products whenever they clean or maintain wool or wool-rich carpeting.

The WOOLSAFE Certified Operators programme:
● trains, examines and accredits leading carpet cleaning companies
● requires the use of WOOLSAFE approved products, thereby ensuring
● the highest standards in wool carpet and upholstery cleaning and maintenance
 
The WOOLSAFE Certified Operator programme is currently operational in many countries around the world.
 

Industry Trade Associations:

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The Specialised Cleaning & restoration Industry Association Inc. (SCRIA Inc) is a registered Trade Association, representing the carpet, upholstery cleaning and restoration industries (Formally NUCCRA).  Our Aim is to continually improve the level of professionalism, training, education and ongoing technical development of the industry while providing the consumer with the sound knowledge that employing the services of a SCRIA member represents quality and professionalism.

Benefits of becoming a SCRIA member

  1. Access to a network of like minded businesses ready to help out fellow members

  2. The ability to help shape the industry and drive it into the future

  3. Being at the cutting edge of industry news and one step ahead of your competitor

  4. Access to OH&S documents

 

 

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The IICRC is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. In partnership with regional and international trade associates, the IICRC serves more than 25 countries with offices in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Japan in partnership with regional and international trade associations, the IICRC represents the entire industry. The IICRC is recognized internationally as a knowledgeable industry voice and resource.

  

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The Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute (ACCIwas established out of a need for the carpet cleaning industry to have a certification program that set the standard for excellence. In recognition of our standards ACCI is Australia’s only independent certification and Commonwealth Government Registered Training Organisation with formal endorsement from carpet manufacturers and affiliated organisations. ACCI’s track record for creating unique and innovative educational and member support programs, distinguishes the organisation and its members as truly elite, in an otherwise unregulated industry.

 

 Advantage Group of WA

The Advantage Group was formed in 2001, with its founding members having previously completed formal training with the Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute (ACCI). The members of the Advantage Group network together to continue building and sharing the collective knowledge-base and supporting each other with the intention of elevating the image and reputation of the industry.

With members attending ongoing meetings, workshops and training, they continue to advance themselves with an outstanding list of qualifications. Among theses, in May 2005 Advantage Group members became the first in Australia to achieve Certificate II in Asset Maintenance (PRM20604), a nationally recognised accreditation. The Advantage Group is now recognised as a benchmark for excellence in the carpet cleaning industry, and its members are sought after as the first choice of discerning customers in Western Australia.

 Individual Cleaners

Individual Cleaners is an independently operated association of cleaners, carpet cleaners and Restorers that recognises practical, not just educational, cleaning experience. Individual Cleaners is not affiliated with any manufacturers, or suppliers. If you are a qualified cleaner, carpet cleaner, Rug Cleaner or Restorer, living and working in Australia or New Zealand, you may wish to apply for membership. Individual Cleaners is not an educational or training body, nor are they affiliated with any.

Individual Cleaners offer Mentoring, Networking and recommend areas of Training that will help in the development of building your business. Through networking the word competition has all but disappeared and replaced with co-operation. The association philosophy is that members help members by referring work to each other and offer advice to other members on industry related problems.

 

  Australian Cleaning Contractors Alliance

The Australian Cleaning Contractors' Alliance aims to provide a range of services specifically designed to look after the needs and aspirations of the small to medium sized companies that operate in what is a difficult and extremely competitive industry and which relies on very low margins. ACCA can provide all the help and assistance necessary to enable your company to expand and become more profitable. Through your use of our senior consultant, who has worked in the industry for more than 30 years, you can share in this accumulation of know how.

 

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The BSCAA is Australia's peak industry representative body for the building services industry. Association members include contractors for cleaning, security, facilities management and grounds maintenance. The BSCAA provides leadership for members and the provision of a range of relevant and quality services. We seek to work with Government and other industry stakeholders to improve the professionalism of the industry and all those that participate within it. For some 40 years the Building Service Contractors Association of Australia has been helping member contractors in the building services industry to survive and to grow. Membership is predominantly made up of "small business" and its focus is on helping solve problems and reduce the amount of time spent on administration.

The BSCAA works for its members to improve their bottom line and keep them on top of changes in award requirements, legislation, health and safety issues, public liability insurance, codes of practice and all other issues that have the potential to divert members away from the real business of building services.

 

restoration Industry Association

The Restoration Industry Association (formerly ASCR) is the oldest and largest non-profit, professional trade association dedicated to providing industry leadership, supporting science, and promoting best practices in the cleaning and restoration industry. Representing over 20,000 cleaning and restoration professionals from 1,200 firms, specializing in textiles, environmental issues, and restoration, RIA provides credibility, education and business improvement events to maximize industry exposure and to advance knowledge in the cleaning and restoration industry. With an extensive network of professionals working towards similar goals, RIA has become a trusted resource of knowledge for those involved in cleaning and restoration. 

 

Trade Shows:

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14th of October 2014

Ausclean is a unique opportunity for companies in the cleaning and support services industries to market, sell and promote their products and services. Ausclean incorporates the B.S.M. Expo  which provides a unique opportunity for attendees to interact with the whole spectrum of professionals linked to cleaning and maintenance of buildings and venues.


Ausclean attracts thousands from businesses, local councils, government departments, major venues and the health, hospitality and tourism industries. 

A partnership with global organisation Pulire enhanced Ausclean PULIRE 2013′s international flavour both on the exhibition floor and in workshops and seminars. As well as European and North American cleaning and hygiene industry visitors, many New Zealand executives were in attendance.

 

Ausclean PULIRE 2013, sponsored by Hako Australia, was held at Rosehill Gardens (Sydney) on 15 and 16 October with some 1,000 end-user and distributor industry executives attending the event.

 

 

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29-30 May 2014

Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland New Zealand
- The Cleaning Equipment, Supplies and Property Support Services Exhibition –

A cleaning and hygiene event that reflected the very best in terms of education and social interaction, Clean NZ 2014 was the most successful New Zealand exhibition yet in terms of stand numbers and more than 850 registered visitors from seven countries through the door.

Held at Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland, on 29 and 30 May, the technology on display was supported by the presence of international cleaning and hygiene executives, setting Clean NZ’s global and Australasian tenor.

Clean NZ Education

As well as including a very large – 300 people – industry dinner, awards celebration and strong seminar program, Clean NZ 2014 was also the scene of ‘co-located’ events including a Building Service Contractors of NZ (BSCNZ) board meeting and an ISS Facility Services’ in-house management conference.

The educational seminars and workshops were well attended, with a few stand-out sessions on employment, infection control and business solutions. 

 

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2 - 4 October, 2014

The National Cleaning & Hygiene Expo, sponsored by the National Cleaning Suppliers Association showcases the latest cleaning equipment and supplies, as well as a range of hygiene solutions for a large number of industries beyond the commercial cleaning sector, such as healthcare and hospitality.

Visitors to CleanScene should include anyone that is involved in cleaning and hygiene. This includes;  Facility Managers, Health & Safety Managers, CEO's, Directors, Owners, Purchasing Officers, Project Managers, Site Managers, Maintenance/Operations Managers, Training Managers, Warehouse Managers, Building & Property Maintenance & Management, Contract Cleaners, Education and Government Agencies.

Members of the IICRC will earn CEC points by visiting CleanScene as approved by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration Certification. 

Visitors will see a range of informative events and features during the Show including Free NCSA Industry Seminar Series, Interactive Demonstrations and Equipment, Clean & Green, NCSA Gala Dinner, Cleanlink Cleaning and Restoration Conference plus much more.

CleanScene 2014 will be held at the Sydney Showground, Olympic Park on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th of October, 2014. CleanScene will be co-located with The Safety in action show.

 

Miscellaneous:

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InClean Magazine is a cleaning industry magazine that has been published for more than 24 years. INCLEAN has evolved into a communications portfolio that delivers need-to-know information to contracted and in-house cleaning and hygiene services’ providers, product distributors and manufacturers. Published by The Intermedia Group, INCLEAN magazine is complemented with an emailed newsletter (e:clean); AUSCLEAN exhibitions and conferences; and various ‘e’ products including the ‘Hero Products’ emailed newsletter.

 

The Carpet, Upholstery & Hard Surface Forum

 

An industry resource centre for information and the advancement of cleaning & restoration professionals

A great source of industry advise, tips and general knowledge frequented by professional carpet, upholstery and hard surface cleaners as well as flood and fire restoration technicians. 

 

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The Carpet Institute of Australia Limited (CIAL) is a non-profit industry association dedicated to the development of Australian’s $1.6 billion carpet industry. CIAL represents carpet manufacturers, retailers, installers, cleaners and suppliers of goods and services to industry.

Activities include:

  • Promoting the features and benefits of Carpet
  • Promoting Environmental Sustainability
  • Australian Carpet Classification Scheme (ACCS)
  • Carpet Industry Arbitration Service (CIAS)
  • Index of Carpet Names
  • Australian and International Standards Development
  • Technical publications
  • Consumer Information
  • Lobbying and representing the industry’s interests to Government
 

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