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Why Choose ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute

The Cleaning Management Institute (CMI), the education division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is one of the most recognized education and certification providers in the professional cleaning industry. Since its founding in 1964, CMI’s third-party training has certified more than 300,000 individuals worldwide and furthered the education and development of cleaning and maintenance professionals, managers, supervisors, and executives.

Whether you are looking to take your career to the next level, enhance your educational development, or fine tune your professional skills, your first step in your professional development path starts with proper educational and certification opportunities. Building service contractors, educational facilities, health care providers, and many more utilize CMI’s certification courses.

For the last five years, we’ve used CMI’s certification program and expect to have more than 350 employees and clients take part in the next fiscal year.”

– Salvador Moran, Director, AHRC New York City

CMI’s Core Offerings

Facility Professionals

Facility Service Professionals

Whether you are looking to take your career to the next level or fine tune your supervisor skills, your first step in your professional development path starts with proper educational and certification opportunities like Certified Custodial Technician or CMI Events at Sunbelt Rentals.

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Certifications

CMI’s vision of enhancing the industry through professional education, training, and team development starts with you, the supervisor. Continue to enhance your development through Certified Custodial Supervisor and the Certified Professional Trainer Course from CMI.

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Bring value to your customers and organizations through continuing education, and expand exposure through private branding opportunities. Invest in valuable development opportunities through CMI’s Certified Executive Sales Course and Supply Chain Management Program.

Trainer Spotlight

David Swindle

David Swindle

Dave Swindle has been in the cleaning industry for close to 30 years. During his career, he has worked for distributors, manufacturers, and service providers. This has given him a remarkably diverse and broad understanding of the industry. He is a Certified Master Trainer (C.M.T.) and Certified CIMS Expert (C.C.E.). His passion in sharing his knowledge and experience with others through training.

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Testimonials

“CMI certification is worth it in every way. It increased my value as an employee and helped me to progress quickly to my current role.”

Dell, School Site operations Director and Plant Manager

“My staff and I couldn’t be happier! ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute offers reasonable rates and excellent customer service.”

Alicia Garcia, Associate Director, Project WeHope

“The TTT program is an excellent way for trainers to obtain instructor certification and ensure curriculum consistency department-wide.”

Melissa Smith, Education Program Coordinator, Credential & Grant Officer