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ISSA Advancing Clean. Driving Innovation.

CITS Cleaning Professional 101

Before achieving an advanced designation, every student must first show proficiency in the Cleaning Industry Training Standard's (CITS) Cleaning 101. All material in the Cleaning Professional 101 Exam is covered in the official CITS Cleaning 101 Competency Manual, free for ISSA members.

Download the Manual

ISSA members can download the Cleaning 101 Competency Manual (PDF) in the following languages for free:

Not a member? Purchase the guide in the ISSA Professional Development Center.

Ready to Take the Test?

Individual ISSA members can take the exam for US$5, but quantity discounts also are available!

  • Frontline Cleaning Professionals: Please contact Lucas Wendt at

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