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British Institute of Cleaning Science

About Us

Founded in 1961, and with 59 years of experience and a global remit, The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) delivers practical, hands-on training courses, technical support and professional membership for the cleaning industry worldwide.

BICSc's membership includes over 45,000 Individual and Corporate members making it one of the largest and most diverse communities of cleaning professionals.

The company's mission is to raise awareness and standards for the cleaning industry through education and accredited training thereby; protecting the operative, providing a clean and safe environment, preserving assets, promoting sustainability and producing best practice. They aim to raise the standards of education and to build awareness of the cleaning industry through professional standards and accredited training, thereby;

  • Protecting the operative
  • Providing a clean and safe environment
  • Preserving assets
  • Promoting sustainability
  • Producing best practice


Professional Membership Options

Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned professional, find out everything you need to know about BICSc Membership in their membership brochure and see a full list of the benefits you can recieve.


Individual Membership

Gain recognition for your skills and receive support to develop your career in the cleaning industry.



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Corporate Membership

Utilise BICSc benefits and offers for your company whilst supporting the BICSc mission statement and values. Corporate Membership is available to any company that has been trading for at least 12 months. Membership varies in cost dependant upon your annual turnover. You can obtain membership at a more cost effective rate if you are a franchise – or perhaps you are not directly connected to the cleaning industry but would like to support us and our mission. In that case you can become an Advocate of BICSc and receive Corporate Membership along with all of its benefits.

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Accredited Training Membership

Our Accredited Training Membership shows your commitment to professional standards and allows you to provide accredited training to your employees through your own BICSc Licensed Assessors (LBICSc). Organisations will become BICSc members whilst demonstrating their commitment to BICSc accredited ;training. All Accredited Training Memberships are tailored to suit your organisation. Costs vary on whether you choose to be Static or Roaming and how many Licensed Assessors (LBICSc) you choose to train.

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All BICSc accredited training is managed through BICS Business Services (BBS).

BBS is a leading training provider for the cleaning industry. Our standards combine expert knowledge from highly regarded industry professionals allowing us to deliver accredited training and best practice to the industry.



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Cleanlogic™ is a growing collection of supervisory and management Courses and Workshops, developed with BICSc technical knowledge and experience.

CleanlogicTM Courses & Workshops are exclusively delivered by our Trainers and are certificated by BICSc.



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Demonstrate your commitment to cleaning excellence with a BICSc Independent Cleaning Quality Inspection (i-CQI).

Special Industry Help & Advice

Our technical minds have a wealth of industry knowledge.

Here are just some of the additional services we offer:

  • Completion of tender documents
  • Helping you to get the most out of your cleaning contract
  • Are your cleaning specifications fit for purpose?
  • Cleaning operational review
  • Specialist training and advice