CMI and Sunbelt Rentals Partner to Offer Training and Scholarships

April 22, 2021 CMI and Sunbelt Rentals Partner to Offer Training and Scholarships

ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) and Sunbelt Rentals have entered into a partnership to provide online and in-person training supporting career development for building service contractors, in-house service providers, and other cleaning industry professionals.

The two organizations are offering a free, online Cleaning 101 certificate course designed as an entry-level guide to the industry. The available courses range from the chemistry of cleaning to floor cleaning and hard floor care. Participants will receive a certificate of completion once all courses have been passed. Interested individuals can register at

“Our goal is to empower people to succeed within all levels of the cleaning industry by expanding their skill set and advancing career development through training, education, and certification,” said Adam Camhi, Sunbelt vice president of flooring solutions “By providing online education at no cost and offering a scholarship program for in-person classes, we are focused on ensuring these opportunities are available for everyone.”

In addition, Sunbelt is offering in-person classes, ranging from basic to expert level, at more than 50 locations across the country. CMI-certified trainers will teach the classes using CMI certification course materials. The three courses—hard floor care; carpet care; and the chemistry of cleaning, restroom, and above floor care—result in a CMI Certified Custodial Technician Expert certification upon successful completion. For a schedule of courses and locations, click here.

Scholarship opportunities are available to cover the cost of the in-person training. Learn more at

“We’re very excited to bring our two brands together to help participants expand their knowledge of the industry,” said Brant Insero, ISSA Director of Education, Training, Certification and Standards. “This is the first partnership of its kind for CMI, and we’re looking forward to building on it.”

For more on this unique partnership between CMI and Sunbelt and the outstanding opportunities it offers cleaning professionals, watch the below Straight Talk! video featuring Camhi and Insero.

About Sunbelt
Fort Mill, South Carolina-based Sunbelt Rentals supplies a wide variety of rentals for the facility services market. For more information, visit