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Online Class: Housekeeping 101

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Course Description

Keeping a clean house seems like such a daunting exercise for many people, but it need not be. Arming yourself with the right knowledge and the right tools will make cleaning easy and efficient. In this course, we offer a comprehensive view of how to care for your house, your belongings, and how to protect you and your family from harmful chemicals and allergies.

Before you begin any project, you must always ensure that you have the right tools for the job. Cleaning is certainly no exception. In fact, having the right tools for cleaning your house will make your job of keeping a tidy, clean house so much easier and enjoyable. You will learn how to set a schedule that will make cleaning seem less laborious, and you will learn the tips and tricks from the experts on how to deal with common household cleaning projects and issues. We will review cleaning tips for each room in your house. 

You will also learn how to make your own cleaning supplies, which can be especially useful for people who care about how certain chemicals affect the environment, or who need to avoid certain chemicals due to allergies. Making your own products and be a fun way to save money and ensure a safer house for your family. 

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  • Self-Paced
  • Instructor Support
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
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Course Lessons

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  • Lesson 1 : Your Cleaning Kit

    Before you begin any project, you must always ensure that you have the right tools for the job.
  • Lesson 2 : Creating a Routine

    Your house and all of your possessions need cleaning at certain points, and when you consider the size of your house or the number of your belongings, it can seem like a daunting task to keep everything neat, tidy, and clean.
  • Lesson 3 : Making Your Own Cleaning Supplies: Chemistry, Fundamentals, and Recipes

    Even with the advent of more sophisticated (and very powerful) cleaning agents, more and more people are turning to making their own cleaning supplies, for a number of reasons.
  • Lesson 4 : Cleaning the Kitchen

    In this course, we will review how to clean each room in your house, and we will start with the kitchen.
  • Lesson 5 : Cleaning Bathrooms

    Proper hygiene in the bathroom is extremely important. While bacteria are of course a concern, you must also consider mold in the bathroom, as mold tends to grow in warm, moist environments.
  • Lesson 6 : Cleaning the Living Room

    For many people, the living room is where you relax after a long day. It should be as inviting as possible, and that begins with keeping it clutter-free. Your daily routine should always include tidying up the house, and especially the living room.
  • Lesson 7 : Cleaning the Bedrooms

    The bedroom is a place of rest and nothing impedes rest as much as uncleanliness. Your bedroom should be a sanctuary, and the best way to start in creating an environment of rest and relaxation is to de-clutter.
  • Lesson 8 : Cleaning the Laundry

    Cleaning the laundry is a big part of keeping a household clean. By following the care labels attached to garments and following the instructions in this chapter, you can extend the life of your clothes and make the laundry process easier.
  • Lesson 9 : Furniture Care

    Many people have invested a good deal of money in their furniture, so it is important to know how to properly care for it.
  • Lesson 10 : Pets and Allergies

    Our pets are dear companions for many people and we strive to make them as happy as possible in their environment.

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Course Title: Housekeeping 101
Course Number: 8900281
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: How To
CEU Value: 0.6 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Nancy Fillip
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $75.00
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Determine and assemble your cleaning kit.
  • Define a cleaning schedule and develop a cleaning routine.
  • Know the fundamentals about creating your own cleaning supplies.
  • Describe the techniques to clean a kitchen.
  • Describe the techniques to clean a bathroom.
  • Describe the techniques to clean the living room area.
  • Describe the techniques to clean bedrooms.
  • Define the methods to properly clean laundry.
  • Describe basic furniture care techniques.
  • Recognize and describe how to deal with pets and allergies, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
Lesson 1 AssignmentAssignment25
Lesson 1 : Your Cleaning KitExam10
Your RoutineAssignment100
Lesson 2 : Creating a RoutineExam10
Being CleanAssignment100
Lesson 3 AssignmentAssignment25
Lesson 3 : Making Your Own Cleaning Supplies – Chemistry, Fundamentals, and RecipesExam10
Cleaning An Area Of Your KitchenAssignment100
Lesson 4 : Cleaning the KitchenExam9
One Hundred Years AgoAssignment100
The Pristine BathroomAssignment100
Lesson 5 : Cleaning BathroomsExam10
Cleaning the Living RoomAssignment100
Lesson 6 : Cleaning the Living RoomExam10
Lesson 7 AssignmentAssignment25
Lesson 7 : Cleaning the BedroomsExam10
Dry CleaningAssignment100
Lesson 8 : Cleaning the LaundryExam10
Wooden FurnitureAssignment100
Lesson 9 : Furniture CareExam10
Final ThoughtsAssignment100
Lesson 10 AssignmentAssignment25
Lesson 10 : Pets and AllergiesExam10
The Final ExamExam49
Total Points:1248

Student Testimonials

  • "I throughly enjoyed taking this course. It was my first online course and I was not disappointed. The instructor presented material that was new to me and also presented it in a way that was clear, concise and easy to follow. I look forward to starting my next course!" -- Catherine P.
  • "She gave alot of great important websites to help me on cleaning all the house. Sometimes we forget some of the rooms in our house. Thank you for the information. I have started making plans to clean, clean, and clean. I am not a very good housekeeper. The information will help me to get my house in order." -- Rachel M.
  • "Good instructor!" -- Julie H.

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