CMI Advanced Categories
To achieve Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) certification in advanced categories, students first need to pass the Cleaning 101 exam.
After achieving certification in Cleaning 101, students are eligible to participate in advanced specialty training.
Find a Training Program
To find a training program, first select the appropriate category below. After selecting a category, you will see a list of CMI-verified training programs. Select the program from the list to learn about how to train for that particular program.
If you are attempting to achieve the CMI Master’s, you will need to attend a program and pass the exam in each of the categories marked with an “X” in the Master’s column in the table below.
|Advanced Designation Categories||Qualifier||Master’s|
|Hard Floor Care||HF||X|
|General Safety (chemical safety, workplace safety, equipment safety)||GS||X|
|Hazard Communications (OSHA/GHS)||HAZ||X|
|Health Care Facilities/Hospitals||HC|
|Value of Clean (cleaning for health and sustainability)||VoC|
|Efficiency Training Program – Frontline Cleaning Professional Focus||EF|
|Efficiency Training Program – Supervisor/Managerial Staff Focus||EM|
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