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BACHE's Objectives Are:

  • To encourage the training and development of staff to recognise standards. 

  • To promote Best Practice in the activities of its members.

  • To enhance the profile of FE and HE cleaning and associated support services through professionalism.

  • To influence the decisions of the Funding Councils, UK Universities and other key stakeholders to benefit the activities of its members and their customers.

  • To facilitate the networking of all its members.

  • To disseminate information of value to members.

  • To represent the FE and HE cleaning community wherever necessary.

  • To provide advice to members.

BACHE is represented on the National Cleaning Forum and a number of other professional bodies and Higher Education Groups.

Why Join?

  • Network with members both regionally and nationally.

  • Attend the BACHE annual national conference at preferential rates.

  • Join the BACHE e-mail discussions to seek advise from members.

  • Participate in regional events and workshops.

  • Access training events designed to meet an enhance operative and supervisory skills.

  • Contribute to consultations about training needs, key performance indicators and development of, and sharing of good practice guidance.

  • Obtain access to good practice guidance and reports produced for members. 

Membership of BACHE

Membership may be granted, at the discretion of the Executive Committee, to Higher and Further Educational institutions funded by any of the Higher Education Funding Councils (England, Scotland and Wales) plus DELNI and HEA funded institutions in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland respectively.  Other institutions financed through UK funding councils can join as Associate Members at the discretion of the Executive Board as can bodies with a purpose or remit primarily devoted to Higher and Further Education. Cleaning Service providers who are members of the CSSA may join as Associate Members at the discretion of the Executive Board.