First Group Of Worshipful Company Of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC) Members Awarded Chartered Practitioner’s Status

Senior members of the WCEC lead the way for others to follow, before the Chartership scheme is launched nationwide to the entire cleaning industry

First Worshipful Company Of Environmental Cleaners Members with their Chartered certificates Officers of the WCEC have led by example, as the first to receive the Award of Chartered Practitioner in Environmental Cleaning. They are the pathfinders making way for others in the UK cleaning industry, who will be able to apply to the Chartered Practitioner’s Register after its official launch at the Cleaning Show in November 2021.

 The first Awards were presented to:

  • Alexander ('Sandy') Aird (Liveryman)
  • Susan Bartholomew (Liveryman)
  • Christopher Broadley (Court Assistant)
  • Anthony Daly (Freeman)
  • Benjamin Douglas-Jones QC (Liveryman)
  • Gary Fage (Master)
  • Lorraine Larman (Junior Warden)
  • Calum MacLeod (Liveryman)
  • Barrie Torbett (Past Master Emeritus)
  • Lynn Webster (Court Assistant)

These recipients have been the first to try and test the application and qualification process, to ensure that it is ready for its wider launch to the entire cleaning industry in November. It has taken exceptional effort to bring the Chartership scheme to fruition, as a new route for cleaning industry members to gain a professional credential recognising their skills or expertise. Along with the apprenticeship scheme under development, it provides a clearer career path and continuous professional acknowledgement that can only benefit in the long term.