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Mandatory Units (Licence to Practice)

The BICSc Licence to Practice provides the foundation units necessary for a Cleaning Operative to perform their role safely and efficiently. 


All operatives who complete their Licence to Practice are issued with a Licence to Practice Card and will receive a three-year membership to the Institute as a Practitioner Grade member (PBICSc).

Course Details

To gain your “Licence to Practice” card you will need to complete the three mandatory units from The Cleaning Professional’s Skills Suite (CPSS 2.0):


  • MU1 – Chemical competence
  • MU2 – Safe assembly and care of equipment
  • MU3 – Storage of equipment and materials
Course Delivery

Delivery of the Licence to Practice is interactive using a mixture of presentations, exercises and discussion sessions. The course is 80% practical and builds upon the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected by the industry.

Course Aims
  • To introduce the principles associated with the Mandatory units
  • Training and assessment of the Mandatory units
  • MU3 – Storage of equipment and materials
  • Take the opportunity to share best practice and discuss operational activity to promote quality delivery and consistency when undertaking BICSc training and assessment
Course Objectives
  • Achievement of the Licence to Practice (PBICSc) card
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety in relation to the Mandatory units
  • Understand the impact and practical implications of selected equipment
  • Be aware of safe techniques and engage a systematic process
  • Discuss and share best practice in the delivery of The Cleaning Professional’s Skills Suite (CPSS 2.0)


We hold Licence to Practice days throughout the year, which take place at our BBS Training Centre, in Northampton. You can book a place on one of our available dates below.


30 March 2017 – Fully booked

20 April 2017 – Details and Booking

24 May 2017 – Details and Booking

21 June 2017 – Details and Booking



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