Custodial Services Training Program

Custodial Services Training Program

Location: Ajax Campus: 458 Fairall St. Unit 7, Ajax

Dates: January 25 - June 9, 2021

Material Fee: $450

Telephone: (905) 683-7713

Email: cont.ed@dcdsb.ca 

Monday to Friday   (8:30 am – 1:30 pm for in school training; job placement hours will consist of an 8 hour day)

Important Dates

In School Training Dates Job Placement (Cooperative Education)
November 9, 2021 to January 21, 2022 January 24 to April 4, 2022

About the program

The Custodial Services Training Program is an 18-week program that is designed to prepare individuals with the skills necessary for entry-level custodial positions. Classroom time consists of learning safety practices and protocols, as well as the practical knowledge required for custodial services.  Students can earn 5 high school credits and gain on-the-job experience.

Custodians are integral members of an organization. Their responsibilities provide staff with a safe, clean, and secure environment. Today’s custodial profession requires a great deal of knowledge and skill.  Custodians are extremely important to the running of an efficient organization and maintaining a healthy environment.  

The Custodial Services Training Program has two parts:

Part 1 – In school (9 weeks) 8:30 am – 1:30 pm with a digital literacy component to enhance 21st century learning skills.  Students can earn 2 credits for this component

Part 2 – Job Placement (9 weeks) Cooperative Education placement for 3 credits – times of work will vary depending on the placement.

Program Benefits

The benefits of the program include:

  • 9 weeks of focused classroom learning for workplace preparation;
  • 9 weeks of on-the-job experience in the cooperative education placement;
  • Build your resume with certifications in First Aid/CPR, WHMIS, Fall Arrest, Power Hand Tool Safety, Worker Safety Awareness, Infection Prevention and Control, Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention;
  • Network with employers and community agencies; and
  • Learn about safety protocols, cleaning procedures, equipment training, use of tools and become trained by knowledgeable professionals in the industry.

Registration

To register you must:

  • Pass a literacy test; and
  • Pass an interview.

Successful applicants must show:

  • Clean vulnerable sector criminal record check; and 
  • Updated immunizations.

To begin the registration process, please click on the application form and select 'Custodial Services Training Program'.  Once completed, you will be contacted by Continuing Education starting September 2021 about scheduling an interview.  

Application Form

Continuing Education reserves the right to revise or modify programming due to Covid-19 measures.

Contact us

For more information, contact the Ajax Campus: cont.ed@dcdsb.ca or 905-683-7713