Qualifications we have proudly achieved.

 

Experience counts when you care for your furnishings.


Cairns Commercial Carpet Care

(our commercial carpet cleaning company), has been awarded

HONORARY  LIFETIME  MEMBERSHIP of  WOOLSAFE  AUSTRALIA

We are proud to have been chosen as the only carpet cleaner WORLDWIDE to receive this prestigious award,
15th October 2013


3M Australia (Sydney) / Billie Dyer

Licensed Scotchgard applicator 20th Jun 1986


Australian Carpet Cleaning Institute / Leo Powell

Technician No 0016

Carpet Cleaning Technician (Melbourne) 21 - 23 Sep 1994

Upholstery Cleaning Technician (Brisbane) 02 - 03 May 1995

Spot & Stain Cleaning Technician (Townsville) 02 - 03 Aug 1996

Water Damage Restoration (Brisbane) 17 - 19 May 2000 / Tony Macaluso

Healthy Environmental Cleaning Systems (Brisbane)

H.E.C.S. Tech No 0016 08 - 10 Sep 2000 / John Goldsworthy

Commercial Carpet Care Technician (Melbourne) 22 -  23 May 2001


Barker - Hammer (Minneapolis USA)  / Steve Andrews

Advanced Carpet Repair Course 17 -  18 Sep 2008


Bridgepoint (USA) (Brisbane)  / Steve Poulos

Leather Care Technician 15th Sep 1998


ColorfulCarpets (USA) (Melbourne, Jena Dyco) / Chris Howell

Spot Dye Technician 31st July 2015

ColorfulCarpets (USA) (Brisbane, Qld Rug Wash) / Chris Howell

Carpet Dyeing, Colour Restoration & Colour Repair 24th April 2018



Dri-Eaz (USA) (Brisbane) / Claude Blackburn

Restorative Drying Course 17 -  19 Apr 1995


Fenice (Australia) (Sydney) / Wayne Pettit & Graham Bull

Leather Repair & Colour Technician 19 - 20 Jun 2003


Grout Perfect  (Brisbane)  / Craig McClymont

Tile & Grout Cleaning + Grout Re-Colouring Course 08 -  09 Sep 2011


Healthguard (Brisbane) / Michael Davey

Healthguard Technician 23 -  24 Jan 2002


Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certificiation (USA)

Technician No 37323

Odour Control Technician 17th Apr 1998 / John Hickey

Water Damage Restoration Technician 17 - 18 Sep 1998 / John Hickey

Carpet Repair & Re-installation Technician 20 - 21 Dec 2000 / Felix Krivitsky

Certified Firm 2003 onwards

Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician 03 - 04 Jan 2005 / Cliff Zlotnik


Jena-Dyco (Melbourne) / Felix Krivitsky

Spot Dye & Colour Repair Technician 12 -  13 Sep 1994

Carpet Repair & Re-installation  29 - 30 Jul 2004


Jon-Don (Chicago USA) / Bill Yeadon, Steve Toburen, Chuck Violand

Strategies For Success 25 - 29 Sep 2006

Jon-Don (Chicago USA) / Lisa Wagner (Chicago USA)

(Oriental Rug Cleaning) Rugs to Run From course 03 - 05 Oct 2006

Jon-Don (USA) / Steve Toburen  (Gold Coast)

Strategies For Success mini seminar/update 24 Apr 2008


Karndean (Sydney)

Approved Flotex Technician 2004

Update Gold Coast 28th Sep 2011


Leather Finishing Products (Ormeau) Darryl Binch

Leather Repair & Colour Technician 23rd February 2018


Leather Master (Australia) (Sydney) / Sindre Fiskerstrand

Leather Specialist 1993 onwards

Five courses in total.


Leatherwright (Canada) (Las Vegas) / Tony Wheelwright

Leather Repair & Colour Technician 20 - 22 Sep 2004


Master Rug Cleaner   (USA) Gold Coast  / Aaron Groseclose & Ellen Amirkhan

Rug Cleaning Course  28 Apr 2008

(USA) Sydney / Aaron Groseclose & Ellen Amirkhan

Rug Cleaning Course update Sydney 13 Apr 2011


MultiMaster Australia / Shane Swaysland

Leather Repair & Colour Technician Sydney 28 - 29 August 2014


Nation Training  (Sydney) / Col Nation

Specialist Stain Removal Course update 27 Feb 2009


Suede Products (Joliet, Chicago USA) / John Conway

Suede Leather apparel course 20 - 22 Sep 2008


Wools of New Zealand (Christchurch)/ John Crosbie

Technician No 0016 /

Woolcare Technician 31 Oct - 2 Sep 1999


Woolsafe Australia (Brisbane) / Col Nation

Woolsafe Technician 18 -  19 Oct 2007

Woolsafe seminar/ update Gold Coast 27th Sep 2011

Awarded Lifetime Honorary Membership of Woolsafe 15th October 2013



Get Shorty is also a member or past member of the following organisations:

3M Australia (Scotchgard) 1986

Association of Specialists in Cleaning & Restoration  2000

Australian Carpet Cleaners Institute  1994

Australian Cleaning Contractors Association  1984

Carpet Cleaners Association of Queensland  1985

Individual Cleaners Association of Australia & New Zealand Founding Member # 0001  2009

Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, & Restoration Certification  1998

Low Moisture Carpet Cleaners Association (USA) 2006

National Upholstery & Carpet Cleaners Association 1998

Wools of New Zealand 1999

Woolsafe Australia  2007