Kitchen Extractor Fan Cleaning Course. BESA approved Grease Hygiene Operative (GHO) & Grease Hygiene Technician (GHT) combined course – 5 Day Short Course


BESA Approved GHO & GHT combined 5 Day Short Course TR19 Grease

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Full Description

Kitchen Extractor Fan Cleaning Course

Location: Newcastle- NE11 0HZ

Duration:  5 Days (2 days training, 1 day assessment for GHO course then 1 Day training, 1 day assessment for GHT course)

Cost: £895 + VAT- for 5 days in total this includes a BESA electronic Certificate upon Successful completion. PLEASE NOTE- You must have a valid H&S Operative certificate as described below to partake in this course. We advise the BESA Academy Online Health Safety Environment test certificate- Course – The BESA.

Who should take the course?

The course is designed for people who are required to sign off ventilation hygiene works to meet the industry recognised cleaning requirements. Knowledge of Grease Hygiene extract systems or work within the building engineering services sector would be advantageous.

Candidates must hold both the BESA GHO & GHT certificates to issue TR19 Grease certificates as well as be a member of BESCA.

Course overview:

Delegates will be shown training on the practical & theory side of the Kitchen Extractor Fan Cleaning Course, assessments on both will be required for successful completion. Final assessment is in the form of a multiple choice question paper two assessments one for GHO and one for GHT (you are able to have 2 attempts at each theory paper, failure to pass after 2 attempts would lead to needing a full resit of the course at full price, a practical assessment and a professional discussion.

The GHO Practical & Theory sessions include:

  • Preparing your work environment.
  • Safe working practices including H&S.
  • The principles behind a Grease Extraction System and the components that can go with it.
  • Cleaning of Grease Extraction Systems as well as methods & equipment.

The GHT Practical & Theory sessions include:

  • Supervising teams and allocating work.
  • Understanding and completing RAMS
  • Pre & post clean verification and testing including “Wet film thickness testing”

Knowledge taught within the Kitchen Extractor Fan Cleaning Course:

  • H&S in the workplace including PPE
  • Understanding how a kitchen grease extraction system works and its components.
  • Prepare the work environment, PPE & equipment selection.
  • Selecting a location, preparing and fitting access panels (various cutting methods).
  • Using different cleaning methods, the most practical solutions & how to safely carry out a clean.
  • Housekeeping after a clean.
  • Supervising a team and showing how to lead.
  • Understand & put into practice pre & post clean testing and reporting.

Important Info:

  • Doing the course does not guarantee a pass, you must successfully complete the multiple choice paper, Practical assessment & Professional discussion to pass.
  • You have TWO attempts at each multiple choice paper- failure to pass these will result in the need to resit the full training course at full cost.
  • Tea & Coffee is provided on the course however lunch is not ( Lots of places locally to get food)
  • Local Accommodation details can be provided upon booking.
  • Places are limited and must be paid for in full to book the course.
  • UKCG are not liable for any travel or accommodation expenses.
  • BESA training terms & conditions will also apply. Can be provided by request.

Health & safety requirements:

  • Please note: you will need to provide proof of having a minimum of an accredited H&S Operative Certificate. Health & Safety Operative Training Certificate can include:
    • BESA Academy Online Health Safety Environment test certificate- Course – The BESA 
    • CITB  Health, Safety and Environment test certificate
    • Client Contractors National Safety Group (CCNSG) two day Safety Passport Scheme course
    • CITB Supervisory Site Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course
    • Client Contractors National Safety Group (CCNSG) two day Safety Passport Scheme course
    • National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) Construction Certificate (NOT the General Certificate)
    • Institute of Safety & Health (IOSH) Managing Safely


    • In the unlikely event a course is cancelled we reserve the right to offer an alternative date.

Course Dates

The course is covered over 5 day’s training and assessment and you are provided with an electronic BESA certificate upon successful completion,

16th – 20th September 2024

18th – 22nd November 2024

This includes all personal protective equipment , chemicals, cleaning equipment and all training in our purpose built training area.

The Ultimate Package

The extraction and kitchen cleaning ultimate package includes everything as above plus a state of the art steam/vac sv4 cleaner with all accessories and a 1 years warranty 4 bottles of our oven cleaning caustic gel, and a trade discount from our supplies shop of 10% for all future purchases. All of this for only £3,985 plus vat. All of our courses are held at our training centre which is located in our Gateshead Head Office- NE11 0HZ. Courses run from 10:00 until 16:00 depending on the level of experience of the trainees. Local hotels are available the closest of which being the Premier Inn Newcastle Team Valley- NE11 0BE. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact our office on 0800 032 9533.

Please Note: The booking is non refundable.