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Principles of Cleaning Science Course

About the course

The course will provide an Introduction to Cleaning Science – the science behind cleaning chemicals and how they work.

Course aims

  • For candidates to understand which chemical products to choose for both the surfaces and the soilage present.
  • To provide knowledge on the chemical make-up of products.
  • The pH scale and where products are likely to sit on the scale.

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone who wants to have more understanding of how the products work and which should they choose for the tasks they undertake.
  • People who want to understand the principles of the science involved in cleaning.

Method of study

  • PowerPoint presentation with practical demonstrations.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this workshop candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the pH scale.
  • Identify suitable product types for different surfaces.
  • Have a basic understanding of the science of cleaning products and how they work.


  • Candidates on completion of the workshop receive a certificate for achievement of Level Two and be awarded Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points.
  • Handouts and slides PDF available on a USB memory stick.


Our Cleanlogic™ courses and workshops take place at our Northampton Training centre and will be available to book online soon.

2020 Course dates:



Next steps:

For more dates or to discuss on-site training at your premises please contact:
BBS on +44 (0)1604 678712 or email