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Maintain Housekeeping Service

executive housekeeping checking rooms

Delivered On-site in All Areas

Course Overview

This is a 3-day training delivered to your housekeeping supervisors and executive housekeeper, delivered on-site at your establishment. The housekeeper must be able to maintain the housekeeping standards through effective staff management and procedures. Suitable for resorts, hotels, lodges, villas, B&Bs, guest houses and all tourism & hospitality businesses.


Specific Outcomes

On completion of the course, the learner must plan and organise the following: people, time, budgets and expenses, work methods, supplies, materials and equipment.



  • Procedures and performance standards
  • Cleaning schedules and task
  • Supply levels
  • Control systems
  • Financial/Budgets
  • Special cleaning or maintenance activities



Objectives cannot be met unless the following are effectively implemented and carried out:

  • Job descriptions and specifications
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Induction
  • Training
  • Monitoring
  • Communicating
  • Co-ordinating of staff activities


Directing and Controlling

The housekeeper will need to have the necessary skills to do the following:

  • Delegating
  • Motivating
  • Disciplining
  • Checking of all procedures, systems, controls, standards



The effective housekeeper measures performance against objectives:

  • Financial/budgets
  • Staff performance and productivity
  • Quality standards
  • Guest satisfaction


Target Group

This course is suitable for

  • Executive housekeepers
  • Assistant housekeepers
  • Housekeeping Managers


This short course is designed for new and existing hotel groups, lodges, resorts,  hospitals, universities and other hospitality businesses.


Duration for this course is 3 day for existing staff, however, we need more time for new staff that do not have the experience. Minimum number required for on-site training is 8 staff. Contact us now for a quote. 


Course Objectives

Executive housekeepers play an important role in the organisation in managing the housekeeping department. 


Here are the topics covered in this course:

  • Standards and procedures
  • Communicating housekeeping procedures effectively
  • Inspections
  • Staffing
  • Consulting with staff
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Quality assurance
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Materials, supplies and equipment
  • Maintaining housekeeping equipment
  • Linen and laundry operations
  • Maintaining records
  • Dealing with power failures
  • Dealing with insufficient delivery
  • Dealing with non arrival of staff as per work schedules
  • Dealing with staff and guest injuries (slipping on wet floor)
  • Dealing with same day laundry not returned
  • Adapting performance


If you have 8 or more staff, we will come to your establishment and provide the training on-site / in-house.  Contact us now for a quote by filling in the form below.