Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 23rd March 2023 Issue no. 1057
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Outstanding C & G course success wins Eric Hill Award for South Thames Colleges
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is committed to promoting excellence in all aspects of the cleaning profession.
This year, it acknowledges South Thames Colleges Group for having the highest exam success rate for the City & Guilds ‘Practical Cleaning Skills’ course and has presented it with the Eric Hill Memorial Award.
Named after the WCEC's founder, The Eric Hill Memorial Award is made annually, and has been presented since 1992. It is conferred to training providers in association with the City & Guilds Institute, for outstanding performance in a variety of cleaning science, principles and cleaning supervision City & Guilds courses that seek to improve standards within the cleaning industry.
The South Thames Colleges Group comprises four colleges in South London. The 2021 award was received on its behalf by Mrs Eryl Hipwell, deputy head of the School for Workforce Training, at the WCEC's Court Meeting this month at The Armourers Hall.
Gary Fage, Master of the WCEC said at the event: "Now, when ‘professional’ and ‘development’ and ‘quality’ are at the forefront of the cleaning industry more than ever before, we are delighted to present the Eric Hill Memorial Award to South Thames Colleges Group for its contribution to excellence in cleaning. The high standard of its training has resulted in an impressive success rate among its City & Guilds candidates. Their contribution can only further enhance the cleaning industry's performance."
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