Helge Alt

Chairman of the Board

Education, trainings

  • Master of Science in Pedagogy from the University of Tartu
  • Bachelor’s degree cum laude as a Home Economics, Handicrafts, Drawing and Chemistry teacher from the Tallinn University of Pedagogy (now Tallinn University)
  • Adult educator level 7
  • Self-improvement in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, England, the Netherlands, Italy, etc.
  • Coaching training
  • Certificates of level 3 and 4 knowledge of the INSTA 800 (EVS 914:2020 in Estonia) standard for agreeing the quality of cleaning and its evaluation, issued by an independent Danish certification body


  • Active in the field of cleaning since 1993
  • Chairperson of the Professional Cleaning Service Committee since 2003
  • Member of the Service Vocation Council
  • Been a leader in drafting the standards “Vocabulary standard EVS 900:2008 for the field of cleaning” and “Agreeing the quality of cleaning and its evaluation EVS 914:2012”
  • Participated in the preparation of national curricula in the field of home economics
  • Been the author or reviewer of several books in the field of cleaning and has published numerous articles on cleaning
  • One of the authors of Estonia’s first educational films in the field of cleaning
  • Spoken at several international seminars in the field in Estonia, Russia, Latvia, Poland, the Netherlands, Finland, etc.
  • Participated in the Erasmus+ project HIT (Hospital Cleaners Innovative Training) from 2016 to 2018
  • Member of the working group of the European Union, European Regional Development Fund, Central Baltic Project 2014-2020 SAFHY Safety and Hygiene – safer Environment
  • Participated in the Erasmus+ project CIH (Cleaning in healthcare) from 2014 to 2016
  • Project manager of the Erasmus+ project “Cost Effective, Need Based Cleaning-INSTA800” from 2019 to 2022


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