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Thousands Sign Up for BICSc New Industry Leading Online Offering

An innovative virtual training initiative, offering online courses for the professional cleaning sector, has been inundated by thousands of candidates worldwide signing up for the pioneering e-learning sessions. 

Business leaders at BICSc (British Institute of Cleaning Science) are celebrating the phenomenal success of its recently launched BICSc Business Services Virtual Training Suite, which has seen an unprecedented number of candidates register to participate.

As the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry, Northampton based BICSc announced within weeks of originally unveiling its state-of-the art virtual training option, thousands of candidates nationwide and globally had registered to access courses. There have now been over 15,000 enrolments for the online courses. 

The coronavirus crisis accelerated the need for qualified, competent cleaning operatives and highlighted how essential their work is in helping to minimise the spread of the virus. 

Neil Spencer-Cook, Chief Operating Officer at BICSc, said: “The pandemic has meant the benefits of cleaning and hygiene has been bought to the forefront of people’s minds. The cleaning operative is becoming more visible and, more importantly, more respected.  

“Part of the BICSc mission statement is ‘to protect the operative’ and one of the best ways to do this is through professional training.  We were delighted that for the first time we were able to offer online a range of BICSc accredited and Cleanlogic™ training courses, aimed at making training accessible to all and enhance our ongoing training options, including our in-person training.”

As BICSc celebrates its 60th anniversary, the organisation demonstrates how it continues to revolutionise the industry with ground-breaking innovation and leads the marketplace with pioneering developments, including the announcement of its new BICSc Cleaning Supervisor’s Certificate, which launched in September. 

Neil Spencer-Cook added: “We were also extremely excited to announce the introduction of the BICSc Supervisor’s Certificate. This is a 360-degree course and is one of the most comprehensive courses for a supervisor within the cleaning and hygiene industry. It demonstrates how we continually review our training offering and always look for innovative ways we can make our training more accessible to all.”

Designed to be the ‘go to’ qualification for the industry, the course aims to provide a robust and well-rounded knowledge for any supervisor of cleaning operatives. As BICSc most comprehensive course to date, it consists of 10 modules, which can be completed over a 12-month period, allowing course candidates access to a breadth of more than 170 lessons. 

Go to to visit the BICSc Business Services Virtual Training Suite or contact a member of the team on +44 (0) 1604 678 710.