The membership of the Professional Body will comprise of the following categories:

  • Affiliate Member

A non-designated person who has an interest in the South African Cleaning Industry or is engaged in all types of cleaning activities, possesses knowledge and/or practical experience which qualifies the candidate to co-operate with skills development providers, in the advancement of their knowledge and practical experience, allowing him/her through a progression pathway to achieve Professional Member status.


  • Professional Member

A professionally designated person in terms of the NQF Act (Act 67 of 2008). Designations:

  • Hygiene Operation (Cleaner)
  • Hygiene Controller (Team Leader)
  • Hygiene Practitioner (Supervisor)
  • Hygiene Specialist (Contracts Manager)
  • Hygiene Expert (Area Manager)


  • Corporate Member

Entities operating and providing services within or affiliated to the Cleaning Industry meeting the set criteria.


  • Service Provider Member

Companies and Organisations authorised/recognised by the Professional Body to provide training and assessment.


  • Honorary Member

Individual, organisations or groups who have made a significant contribution to the Cleaning Industry within South Africa over an extended period of time.


  • ETD Practitioner Member (Cleaning Industry)

Facilitators, Assessors and Moderators within the cleaning industry