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. 

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.7 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(1,827 votes)

Lesson 1 : Your Cleaning Kit

Before you begin any project, you must always ensure that you have the right tools for the job. 135 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Article: 10 Uses for Dish Soap
  • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 1 : Your Cleaning Kit

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. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Daily Quick Cleaning Checklist; Find a Routine that Works for You
  • Complete Assignment: Your Routine
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 2 : Creating a Routine

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. 135 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Homemade Cleaners from Pantry Items; Make Your Own Housecleaning Products
  • Take Poll: Cleaners
  • Complete Assignment: Being Clean
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 3 : Making Your Own Cleaning Supplies – Chemistry, Fundamentals, and Recipes

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. 109 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Cleaning Kitchen Surfaces; Spring Cleaning the Kitchen
  • Complete Assignment: Cleaning An Area Of Your Kitchen
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 4 : Cleaning 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. 210 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: 12 Steps to a Clean Bathroom; How to Clean a Bathroom
  • Complete Assignment: The Pristine Bathroom
  • Complete Assignment: One Hundred Years Ago
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 5 : Cleaning Bathrooms

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. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: A Guide to Living Room Cleaning; Living Room Intense Clean
  • Complete Assignment: Cleaning the Living Room
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 6 : Cleaning 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. 35 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Article: Bedroom Cleaning Tips
  • Review Video: Spring Cleaning the Bedroom and Bathroom
  • Take Poll: Rooms
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 7 : Cleaning the Bedrooms

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. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Article: Caring for Bed Linens
  • Take Poll: Laundry
  • Complete Assignment: Dry Cleaning
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 8 : Cleaning the Laundry

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. 110 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Caring for Furniture; Cleaning Furniture
  • Complete Assignment: Wooden Furniture
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 9 : Furniture Care

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. 84 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Cleaning Pet Stains; Dog Allergies; Housecleaning with Pets
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 10 : Pets and Allergies
  • Complete: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

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.

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Course Title: Housekeeping 101
Course Number: 8900281
Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
Lessons Rating: 4.7 / 5 Stars (1,827 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: How To (Self-Paced, Online Class)
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 Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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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.