Building Service Worker: Complete

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an industry need to have educated, trained, and skilled building service workers who can effectively clean, disinfect, and sanitize, and those individuals must work as safely as possible to prevent virus transmission in the workplace and in the wider community. Course participants will learn how to keep things clean and prevent future infectious disease outbreaks, while gaining the hands-on and essentials skills required to become effective and efficient building service workers.

This course is part of the following program:

Additional information

This consists of eight days of in-person training and on-site skills development on these topics:

  1. general hazard identification and control
  2. general personal protective Equipment & clothing: the basics
  3. respiratory protection Principles
  4. workplace hazardous material information system (WHMIS) 2015
  5. regular cleaning principles
  6. introduction to infectious disease outbreaks/pandemics
  7. infectious disease-related cleaning, sanitizing, disinfecting
  8. Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, regulations, code - overview
  9. joint occupational health and safety committee
  10. basic facility maintenance and repair


Building Service Worker content is based on the following industry standards of Infection Prevention and Control:

  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z317.13.17 Infection Control During Renovation and Maintenance of Health Care Facilities
  • CSA 317.12 Cleaning and Disinfection of Health Care Facilities
  • Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC): Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning for Prevention and Control of Infections in all Health Care Settings
  • Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC) Best Practices for Infection Control

Choose a class schedule to register for the course

  Term Duration Schedule Location Class Section
Summer Jul 4, 2022 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 01:00 - 04:00 pm
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edmonton 30472 A01
Fall Oct 15 - Dec 10, 2022 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Edmonton 40044 A02
Winter Feb 25 - Apr 22, 2023 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Edmonton 10025 A02
Spring Jun 5, 2023 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Edmonton 20008 A02

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