Certified Laundry and Linen Management Training Program (CLLM)
The CLLM correspondence program is an ideal introductory program to
laundry processing and linen distribution. This is an excellent tool for
managerial personnel entering the laundry industry, including textile
care sales professionals. Viewed as a comprehensive overview of the
issues impacting laundry operations, this program is recognized in the
industry as the minimal educational requirement for many government
The material addresses Managing the Workforce; The
Basics of Textiles; Laundry Equipment; Laundry Production; Linen
Management; Chemistry; Infection Control; and Laundry Guidelines and
Safety Regulations. The publication is evaluated for revision on a three
year cycle. The certification examination is reviewed for revision
Enrollment fees: $395 ALM members, $515 Non-ALM members
Related Fees: Shipping (est $20 US, $50 Canada, $100 international)
Program requirements – A high school diploma or G.E.D. is a prerequisite for this program. Participants have one year to complete the certification exam before eligibility lapses.
Upon enrollment, students have 12 months to self-study the CLLM textbook. To obtain certification, a proctored examination must be administered by an approved testing facility.
successful completion of the examination, certificants are required to
submit proof of continuing education every three years. Periodically,
ALM will offer an optional 2-day review program of the material. Visit
the Calendar of Events for programs scheduled.
Enroll in the CLLM Program