Access Training can cover various skills, such as use of a harness, rope access skills and cherry picker (MEWP) operation. Don’t forget though, that using a ladder is also a form of access and anyone using a ladder should be fully aware of how to use it safely.
New window cleaners will find that to be a good, efficient window cleaner is harder than it looks. The proficient use of a squeegee or water fed pole, for example requires practice and skill. You will pick it up easier if you are able to work along with another experienced window cleaner to start with. In some forums you may find a kind window cleaner that is willing to take you out with them for the day. This would give you valuable experience watching how they work.
There are practical training courses available for window cleaners, which also cover marketing and important health and safety aspects, such as carrying out a risk assessment and writing a method statement.
There are also DVD Tutorials available that can help you to improve your skills, showing you advanced techniques that help you and your staff to work more efficiently and thus increase your productivity.