Vancouver Community College (VCC) is proud to offer new courses to support cleaners and other workers in the building service industry during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The new Building Service Worker (BSW) foundation course provides comprehensive introductory training in custodial service including commercial sanitation, equipment, and disinfection.
A special antiviral cleaning/infection prevention online module is included in the foundation course but has also been made available as a standalone course for those currently working in the building service industry or those looking for additional training.
These courses are being provided tuition-free thanks to funding from the BC Government.
Building Service Worker foundation course (with antiviral cleaning module)
24 hours total
Antiviral Cleaning Module only (suited to building service workers or those seeking training on antiviral/antimicrobial cleaning in the workplace)
6 hours total
This program is for adults (16 years or older) who reside in B.C. and are eligible to work in Canada.
All tuition for these pilot courses is covered and at no additional cost to the employer or individual participant.
Upon satisfactory completion, participants will receive a Statement of Completion.
Students must be prepared to:
Please ensure that you have access to a device (preferably a computer) with a stable internet connection.
If participating in the BSW foundation course (including ½ day hands-on training at an off-site location), in addition to the above, please ensure that:
To reserve your spot or for further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more and ask questions, attend our next Building Service Worker info session.