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Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Training Course | Practical - 12/03/2020

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Event Details

  • Name - Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Training Course - Stage 1 | Practical
  • Starts - March 12, 2020 10:00
  • Finishes - March 12, 2020 16:00
  • Venue - Ashbys Cleaning Equipment
  • Address - 5-7 Chapel Park, Stadium Way, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 3RW. Click here for instructions on how to find us.
  • Run by - Ashbys Cleaning Equipment
  • Catagory - Carpet Cleaning Training Course
  • Official URL - http://www.carpet-cleaning-equipment.co.uk/
  • Ticket Type - 1 x Adult


This training course is a highly practical, hands-on beginner’s guide to professional carpet and upholstery cleaning. It is designed to build both knowledge and confidence by providing a thorough understanding of the 6 stage Ashbys Fast Dry System for cleaning carpet, rugs, upholstery and mattresses using the Hot Water Extraction (HWE) method.

This course is for anyone new to carpet and upholstery cleaning, providing plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in practical demonstrations. An understanding of the equipment combined with simple, safe techniques including stain removal and fast drying, will allow you to offer your customers an industry-leading level of service.


Introduction to the hot water extraction (HWE) and carpet cleaning process

  • Learn how HWE works and why 90% of professionals use it.
  • Why each machine is different and the job it does.
  • Using and understanding all the different attachments.
  • Pounds per square inch (psi) and air flow – why you won’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand these two.
  • Cleaning solutions made easy.
  • How to control your working temperature.
  • Recognise chemical strengths and how to use them to remove stains and fix colours.
  • The correct way to use a carpet cleaning wand and upholstery cleaning hand tool.
  • Fast drying techniques.

Introduction to the upholstery cleaning process

  • Learn about the different types of suites and the multitude of fabrics.
  • How to select the correct method of cleaning upholstery.
  • How each system works.
  • Inspection of suites and avoiding problems.
  • The sequence of cleaning and the do’s and don’ts.
  • Checking the results.
  • Spotting and stain removal.
  • How to tackle stain-protected upholstery.

Explanation of carpet and fabric structures

  • How to easily identify types of fibre.
  • Causes and prevention of shrinkage and colour run.
  • How to increase your income by applying stain protection and allergy prevention.

Ashbys Comprehensive Training Package includes

  • Insurance Approved - recognised by insurance companies as industry specific training - allowing you to get adequately insured.
  • Certificate of Attendance included for each attendee.
  • FREE Cleaning Guide booklet to act as a reference manual.
  • Includes hot lunch and choice of beverages from an extensive menu.
  • FREE refreshments throughout the day.

Time and Location

10 am – 4 pm

Ashbys Cleaning Equipment
5-7 Chapel Park
Stadium Way
ME10 3RW
Tel : 01795 436999

Click here for instructions on how to find us.

All training courses commence at 10 am at our Sittingbourne branch. Course dates and fees are non-transferable / non-refundable.

Please note – a pen and note pad is required for making notes during training courses.

Recommended Accommodation

The following places are recommended as they are close, good quality, reasonably priced and we have received positive feedback from attendees who have stayed there.

The Barn - Tonge Mill, Church Road, Tonge, Kent ME9 9AP.
Tel : 01795 474743  www.tongebarn.co.uk

Scuttington Manor - Dully Road, Dully, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 9PA.
Tel : 01795 521316

Sandhurst Farm Forge - Seed Road, Newnham, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 0NE.
Tel : 01795 886854 www.sandhurstfarmforge.co.uk

The Beaumont - 74 London Road, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 1NS.
Tel : 01795 472536 www.thebeaumont.co.uk

Premier Travel Inn - Bobbing Corner, Sheppey Way, Bobbing, Kent ME9 8PD.
Tel : 08701 977229 www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/SITBOB/sittingbourne-kent

Ashbys Stage 1 Practical

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