Course Description

An introduction to the skills required to work in the Building Service Custodial field. Includes theory and practical demonstration of techniques. This course is the equivalent of BSW 1. This course has been recently updated to be in alignment with other programs offered on Vancouver Island, ensuring that graduates of this program will have their qualifications accepted by any Vancouver Island employer.

Topics include:  Safe Work practices; tools & equipment; dry/wet cleaning procedures; chemistry of cleaning;  green cleaning; specific cleaning for: carpets, hard floors, glass, stairways, walls, washrooms, food prep areas, etc.; and, Antiviral cleaning.  

Upon completion, participants will receive a Confirmation of Completion.


Appropriate footwear (non-slip, closed toe) is required; CSA approved safety footwear recommended, but optional.

This program qualifies for the StrongerBC future skills grant, which provides funding of up to $3500 per person for short-term skills training. Please visit the ProSIT StrongerBC page to confirm your eligibility and to learn how to apply.

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Supported by the Province of British Columbia

Course Details
Section Title
Building Service Worker (BSW) New Harmonized Foundation Program
F, Sa, Su
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Nov 03, 2023 to Nov 05, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
Course Fee(s)
tuition non-credit $495.00

Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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