The British Institute of Cleaning Science Founded 1961 with over 10,000 members Largest independent body within the cleaning industry
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CIMS is the first cleaning industry standard, the standard which lays out a framework based on management principles contains universally considered hallmarks of successful cleaning organisations. These principles include:
By having a CIMS certificate it demonstrates a commitment to quality & continual operational improvement. As well as this it also demonstrates best use of resources, it increases efficiency, differentiates yourself from the competition and demonstrates a focus on customer satisfaction.
To become a CIMS certificated company you will have to undergo an comprehensive on-site assessment, this will be used to verify your organisations is compliant with the standards set. This will done by an independent accredited auditory, and will be run by ISSA and BBS, BBS serve as a Register for the UK & Ireland, administering the audit process and managing the assessors.
The certification will be valid for 2 years, reassessments are possible and will be required thereafter to ensure that the organisation is still compliant with the standards. The cost of this will be £1,000 per assessment day, (plus reasonable expenses, e.g. travel and accommodation).
To start with contact BBS and go online to download the registration form, 1 day training with an exam at the end will be £650 per person. There is also an option to become a CIMS ‘Industry Cleaning Expert’
(I.C.E), this will give you critical information that can help your customers & organisations to meet demands from the highest level management level.
CIMS is aimed at distributors, manufactures, manufacturer reps, consultants & trainers. Become a part of a growing list of individuals offering a crucial new value-added service to their customers / organisations.
There will be CIMS event being held at the Forest of Arden Hotels & Country Club before the BICSc Annual Awards. This is on the 17th of September 2014.
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To download the registration form click here!
To read a case study on how CIMS has helped others click here!
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