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CMI Certification Renewal Procedure


ISSA’s vision of enhancing the industry through professional education and certification starts with you. We commend your dedication to your career path and are pleased to continue supporting your efforts. Below is a list of the current ISSA certifications that are accessible to industry professionals for their required continuing-education credit (CEC) requirements. Each certification has a two-year expiration date.

Certification Recertification Fee CEC Requirement
Custodial Technician Basic (C.C.T. Basic) US$54.99 5
Custodial Technician Advanced (C.C.T. Advanced) $54.99
Certified Custodial Technician (C.C.T. Basic & Advanced) $109.98 10 
Expert Custodial Technician (E.C.T.) $109.98 12 
Certified Custodial Supervisor (C.C.S) $54.99 15 
Accredited Auditing Professional (A.A.P.) $199.99 15 
Certified Professional Trainer (C.P.T.) $499.99  20 
Master Custodial Technician (M.C.T.) $109.99  10 
CMI Cleaning 101 $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Carpet Care $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Hazard Communication $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - CMI Restroom Care $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Customer Service $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Efficiency Training Program - Frontline Cleaning Professional $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Efficiency Training Program - Supervisor/Managerial Staff Focus $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - General Cleaning Certification $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - General Safety $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Green Cleaning $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Hard Floor Care $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Healthcare Facilities/Hospitals $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Personal Development $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Schools/Educational Institutions $10.00 
CMI Advanced Designation - Value of Clean $10.00 

 

How do I fulfill the Continuing Education Credits (CEC) requirements for my certification?

Each ISSA-certified professional is required to accumulate continuing education credits every two years in order to obtain recertification and maintain their designation.

Option 1 – Attend ISSA Show North America with the Education Package.

Attend ISSA Show North America with the Seminar Package before your two-year certification cycle ends; a nominal recertification fee is required. Your registration and attendance will be verified. Explore shows

Option 2 – Complete CEC credits earned since your certification date during your two-year cycle.

 

CEC Value Awarded

CMI In-Person or Home Study Course

Custodial Technician Basic (C.C.T. Basic)

Custodial Technician Advanced (C.C.T. Advanced)

Expert Custodial Technician (E.C.T.)

Certified Custodial Supervisor (C.C.S)

Accredited Auditing Professional (A.A.P.)

Certified Professional Trainer (C.P.T.)

3 credits per program

Certified Custodial Technician (C.C.T. Basic & Advanced)

6 credits

Educational programs hosted by those conducted by an ISSA-member whose curriculum has been ISSA/CMI Verified approved

CMI Advanced Designation - Carpet Care

CMI Advanced Designation - Hazard Communication

CMI Advanced Designation - CMI Restroom Care

CMI Advanced Designation - Customer Service

CMI Advanced Designation - Efficiency Training Program - Frontline Cleaning Professional

CMI Advanced Designation - Efficiency Training Program - Supervisor/Managerial Staff Focus

CMI Advanced Designation - General Cleaning

CMI Advanced Designation - General Safety

CMI Advanced Designation - Green Cleaning

CMI Advanced Designation - Hard Floor Care

CMI Advanced Designation - Healthcare Facilities/Hospitals

CMI Advanced Designation - Personal Development

CMI Advanced Designation - Schools/Educational Institutions

CMI Advanced Designation - Value of Clean

2 credits per program 

Master Custodial Technician (M.C.T.)

14 credits

CMI Cleaning 101

1 credit

Attend any ISSA event

2 credits per event

(max of 6 credits total)

ISSA-Sponsored Webinar or CMI Online Learning Course 

1 credit each

Non-Verified Training Programs (home study or in person)

1 credit per seminar attended

 

Option 3: Utilize external training courses (IICRC, NORMI, BSCAI, etc.) based on the CMI Standard (one CEC each).



How do I submit my CECs?

To fill out the online version of the renewal application, click here.

For a PDF version of the renewal application, click here. Click Here to track your CECs.

If you have any questions about this form or the CEC renewal process, please contact us:

Emily Hansen - Education Renewal Coordinator
800-225-4772 ext 1460
emily@issa.com

TJ Grim - Training Specialist
800-225-4772 ext 1107
tj@issa.com

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