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Licence to Practice (LTP) 

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.

Course Details

All candidates must complete the Licence to Practice Unit. This unit has been made compulsory to protect the safety of cleaning operatives, users of buildings as well as to promote sustainability.  The minimum requirement for CPSS is the Licence to Practice assessment.

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
  • Training and assessment of essential skills
  • To understand the reasons and practicalities of safe working
  • 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 unit
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety
  • 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 2.1)
LTP Training Dates

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

  • To be confirmed
Next Steps

Once you have completed LTP training you can enhance your cleaning skills further through our Skills Training Days which take place at the BBS training centre in Northampton.

Each of our Skills Training Days covers different skills from The Cleaning Professionals Skills Suite (CPSS 2.0) so you can choose the most relevant skills for your requirements. To book a place contact

Interested in LTP or Skills Training but don’t see a suitable date or are you looking to train a larger group? Use the contact form below and a member of our Customer Support Team will be in touch.