CLLM Certification

The Certified Laundry and Linen Manager (CLLM) Certification Program is an ideal program for laundry processing and linen management. 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 contracts.

Once your CLLM certification is earned, ALM is happy to provide the means to allow you to maintain your certification through webinars, articles, and other instructive tools. Proof of continuing education is required to maintain your CLLM with recertification due every three years.


Printed Book Correspondence Study

  • $395 members*, $515 Non-members*
  • Shipping: $20 U.S., $40 Canada, $50 international

Online Study

  • Single Course: $120 members, $160 Non-members
  • Full Training: $675 members*, $775 Non-members*

*Includes the cost of the final exam.

ALM offers CLLM training both through interactive, online courses, and by correspondence with a printed book. For those who wish to expand their knowledge in only one aspect of the industry rather than gaining the knowledge of full certification, individual courses are also available for purchase.

Content of CLLM Training

All of the following topics are covered in the printed book and in the full online certification. To purchase a single online course, please select the topic below.

The CLLM material is evaluated for revision on a three-year cycle. The certification examination is reviewed for revision annually.

Who Should Seek CLLM Certification?

Supervisors, laundry operations team managers, sales professionals without industry experience, and customer service managers. Those who want an overview of the roles and requirements for middle managers.

If you are a director, general manager, or aspiring to move up to a senior management position within your organization, you should consider the Laundry & Linen College and Registered Laundry and Linen Director (RLLD) certification exam.

Program Requirements

A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent is a prerequisite for this program.

Please note: Participants have one year from date of purchase to complete the certification exam before eligibility lapses. To obtain certification, enrolled candidates must take a proctored online examination. After successful completion of the examination, participants are required to submit proof of continuing education every three years.

If you have any questions, please Contact Us.