Certified Housekeeper

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-

Housekeeping means performing all the duties towards cleaning, maintaining orderliness, and running a house or a business property. Housekeeping includes housecleaning that is, disposing of rubbish, cleaning dirty surfaces, dusting, and vacuuming. It may also involve some outdoor chores, such as removing leaves from rain gutters, washing windows, and sweeping doormats. The term housecleaning is often used also figuratively in politics and business, for the removal of unwanted personnel, methods, or policies in an effort at reform or improvement.

A housekeeper is a person employed to manage a household and the domestic staff.

Please note, learning resources are NOT provided and only certification and assessment are applicable.

Why should one take this certification?

This Course is intended for professionals wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

Earning Vskills Certified Housekeeper can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning potential.

Who will benefit from taking this certification?

Job seekers looking to find employment in housekeeping departments of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification.

Table of Content


Practice Test


Companies that hire Housekeeper

All small and medium companies need certified employees who have the requisite skills. There are more jobs opening up in the economy on a regular basis with the fast growth of the country.

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Housekeeping Basics

  • What is Housekeeping?
  • Housekeeper Duties
  • Good Housekeeping Benefits
  • Elements of an effective housekeeping
  • Housekeeper Qualities

Telephone Manners

  • Golden rules for Good telephone techniques
  • Do’s
  • Don’ts

Cleaning Equipment

  • Classification of Cleaning Equipment
  • Mechanical Cleaning Equipment
  • Brushes
  • Cleaning Cloths
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Shampoo Machines
  • Washing Machines

Household Equipment

  • Air Conditioners
  • Geysers/Water heating
  • Electrical Iron
  • Steam Press


  • Fibre Basics
  • Bed Linen
  • Soft Furnishings
  • Bath Linen
  • Napery
  • Bed Making

Floor & Flooring

  • Granite
  • Marble
  • Tiles
  • Wood

Pest Control

  • Flies, mosquitoes and ants
  • Moths
  • Cockroaches
  • Silverfish
  • Termites
  • Lice and Bedbugs
  • Rodents
  • Furniture beets/beetles, wood boring beetles
  • Spiders

Service Equipments

  • Tableware
  • Table Settings
  • Plates and bowls
  • Glassware
  • Types of Spoons, Forks, and Knives
  • Types of Glasses
  • Storage

Waste Disposal

Types of Cleaning

  • Manual Cleaning
  • Mechanical Cleaning
  • Systematic way of cleaning
  • Daily cleaning
  • Periodic cleaning
  • Spring cleaning

Food Menu

  • What is Menu Planning
  • Basic Considerations
  • Steps for Menu Planning

Kitchen Gadgets

  • Cookware
  • Utensils
  • Dishes, Tools, and Gadgets


  • What is a Beverage?
  • Non-Alcoholic Beverage
  • Alcoholic Beverage
  • Coffee

Flower Arrangement

  • The Basic Principles
  • Styles of Flower Arrangement
  • Ikebana
  • Tools for Flower Arrangement

Baby Sitting

  • What is Babysitting?
  • Qualities in a Good Baby Sitter

First Aid

  • First Aid Basics
  • First Aid Techniques
  • Burns and scalds
  • Bleeding
  • Clothes on fire
  • Fainting


  • Fire Triangle
  • Classification of Fires
  • Fire Blanket
  • Fire Extinguishers

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