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Basic Housekeeping

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.

6 Months / 50 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

Gateway Community College

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Learning Method

Self-Paced

No instructor. Study on your own schedule

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Basic Housekeeping

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES613

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 the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 50 course hours
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

Outline

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I. Career Development
  A.   Job Titles & Descriptions
  B.   Resumes & Experience
  C.   Resources for Finding a Job
  D.   Interviewing & Presentation
  E.   Accepting a Job Offer
  F.   Handling Trial Days
  G.   Employment Agreements
  H.   Professional Conduct on the Job
  I.   Maintaining Your Job
  J.   Handling a Review Session 
  K.   Dealing with Termination
II. Household Maintenance
  A.   Cleaning by Room 
  B.   Laundry
  C.   Cleaning Products & Tools
  D.   Organization
III. Cooking & Entertaining
  A.   In the Kitchen Basics
  B.   Cooking with Recipes
  C.   Table-Setting & Service
  D.   Floral Care 
IV. Basic Childcare
  A.   Infants, Toddler, School Age Childcare
  B.   Communication Between Parents & Childcare Providers
V. Health & Safety
  A.   First Aid/CPR
  B.   Child & Household Safety
  C.   Emergency Procedures

Instructors & Support

Marta Perrone

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.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

​​​​​​Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Applications must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

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

  • “The Professional Training Guide” by Marta Perrone

FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

No.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

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