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Five star reviewed Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning course: NCCA training date

* Five-star.jpgThe National Carpet Cleaners Association is running a three-day comprehensive training course in professional carpet & upholstery cleaning from 14th through 16th February 2019.

A two-part entry level training course that has been awarded five stars and rated as "excellent" by 100% of reviewers, it is ideal for both newcomers to the cleaning industry and experienced professionals. Attendees will learn from impartial training on a wide spectrum of carpet and soft furnishing cleaning equipment and techniques.

Says industry newcomer Steven Fletcher, of Squirrel Property Services, who attended the course previously:

"It was a genuine pleasure to attend the recent training course. Paul and Pawlo (trainers) were brilliant, and carried a wealth of knowledge into the room, coupled with a fair bit of humour. I am new to the industry and I feel the course filled in some vital knowledge gaps that will enable me to provide the very best service to my customers. I will be looking at future courses to further enhance my skill set."

Established carpet & upholster professional, Thomas Hennessy, of T W H Carpet Cleaning, is just as enthusiastic, saying: "I really enjoyed the course, I've learnt a lot and more importantly I've brushed up on what I know. It's amazing how much you can forget or brush over when you're in the working world. Great course."

The programme schedule is as follows:

Day One - 14th February (08:30 - 17:30) - Hands on introduction

* Carpet cleaning machines
* Chemical solutions
* Wands and wand techniques
* Pre-clean process
* Identifying soil types
* Hot Water Extraction (HWE) equipment and operation
* Various cleaning methods
* The use of rotaries including bonnet encapsulation
* Understanding deodorizers and protectors
* Best practices for cleaning carpet & carpet tiles
* Effective upholstery cleaning
* Hand tools and their uses
* Tools and accessories on the market

A basic overview of:
* Fibre construction
* Introduction to PH
* Stain removal and identification
(Covered in greater depth on days 2 and 3)

Day Two - 15th February (08:30 - 17:00) - Carpet Cleaning

* Registration and coffee
* Client and survey approach
* Fibres and construction
* Equipment and application
* Dry soil extraction
* Spotting theory
* Plant cleaning
* Question time

Day Three - 16th February (08:30 - 16:30) - Upholstery Cleaning and Exam

* Client and survey approach
* Construction and fillers
* Fabrics
* Dry soil removal
* Equipment and application
* Approach to stain removal
* Discussion time
* Multiple choice examination

The training will be held at Amtech UK in Burgess Hill, near Reigate in Surrey. For further details and to book your place, contact the NCCA via:

www.ncca.co.uk

T: 0116 271 9550
E: [email protected]

31st January 2019




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