Description of Service

This one-on-one service provides individualized training for the janitorial industry to learn basic janitorial skills to be competitively employed.

What does the Service Look Like?

During this training, a Capabilities Career Consultant assesses whether an employment goal in the janitorial field could be a good fit for you, determines your current functioning level, and provides you with training on techniques to meet employer standards in regards to quantity and quality. The length of time spent on this training will be determined by you, your Capabilities Career Consultant, and your vocational counselor. Training lasts between two weeks and two months long. You will learn and improve upon skills in many areas including uses of various cleaning solutions, workplace safety, general cleaning skills, restroom sanitation, floor care, proper garbage disposal, equipment care and maintenance, and more.


For the Job Seeker: The General Janitorial Training service provides the person with the basic skills needed to work in the career of his/her choice.  

For the Employer: This training ensures qualified candidates are entering the workforce to fill open positions. Capabilities’ combination of hands-on, hard and soft work skill assessments help to connect the dots between people and employers who are looking for janitorial staff.

For the Funding Source: This training provides a valuable opportunity for the person to learn and improve upon their skills, ideally resulting in enhanced opportunities when he/she begins the job search process.