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When it comes to Janitorial Services, no one in the industry provides training, efficiency and value like PHCNW, where comprehensive training is at the core of our mission. We are proud to clean millions of square feet nightly at manufacturing centers, airports, universities, health clinics, class-A office buildings and government buildings. Since 1975, we have been a union shop that focuses on productivity enhancements rather than low wages as a business and rehabilitation strategy.
We are committed to protecting and respecting the environment through dedication to eco-friendly business practices. We assume an active role in the environmental awareness and practice of our employees, suppliers, contractors and customers.
Our Environmental Manual documents our current principles by establishing the criteria in products and chemicals selection as well as in testing new, eco-friendly janitorial brands.
PHCNW Janitorial Services is one of the largest providers in the Pacific Northwest. We are one of the first organizations in the nation to be awarded ISSA’s Cleaning Industry Management Standard’s certification with honors. We are also certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration.
We provide our janitorial customers with a standard of service that is expected of a world-class organization. We build and maintain long-term professional relationships by:
Our list of satisfied customers include: Portland International Airport, Rainier School District, and the City of Portland.
The main objective of PHCNW’s Quality Assurance Program is to exceed our customers' expectations. To accomplish this, we developed a proprietary state-of-the-art, web-based quality control and tracking program.
Training at PHCNW is conducted through our Beyond Limitations Career School.
Custodial Services – 8 weeks (240 hours)
The Basic Custodial Training Course prepares individuals with marketable job skills in the field of Building Maintenance Services. The course is a comprehensive vocational curriculum that uses modern tools and “green” processes. Basic Custodial Training (BCT) course content is presented both in standard classroom- lecture-type setting and self-paced practical work experience format with hands-on training. Trainees will apply their skills at multiple contract locations, providing a comprehensive and diverse learning experience.
Building Maintenance – 20 weeks (720 hours)
The Building Maintenance program is divided into 3 phases: Cleaning, Maintenance, & Floor Care.
All three are valuable skill sets and are equally important when working as a member of building maintenance team.
In part one, Cleaning, Building Maintenance students will go through the custodial services program, a separate, stand-alone program offered at Beyond Limitations Career School. While in the cleaning program, students will learn the technical skills and terminology to successfully clean a building. Topics such as green cleaning, bio hazard disposal, and a wide range of cleaning process will be covered at length. While in the Cleaning phase, students will rotate from three locations: Beyond Limits Career School’s Training Center (3829 SE 74th Ave, Portland, OR 97206), Portland International Airport (PDX), and the National Institute of Natural Medicine (NINM). Students will spend approximately 2 -3 weeks at each location honing their cleaning knowledge and skills.
In the Maintenance phase, students will have an overview of building maintenance and tour many of the apartment complexes they soon will be working on throughout the Portland Metro area. Students will spend 8 weeks focusing their learning in 5 areas of maintenance: Wall Construction, Wall Repair, Painting, Basic Plumbing, electrical and Appliance Repair. Training will occur at Beyond Limits Career School’s Training Center (3829 SE 74th Ave, Portland, OR 97206) with frequent real world maintenance/repair opportunities in housing units owned by PHC Northwest.
In the third and final phase of the Building Maintenance program, students will spend 4 weeks learning the technical skills needed for accurate floor care. The curriculum will focus on cleaning and restoring both hard floors and carpeted areas. Training will occur at Beyond Limits Career School’s Training Center (3829 SE 74th Ave, Portland, OR 97206) with frequent on-site learning and practice opportunities.