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Hill & Markes, a family owned janitorial and food service distributor based in Amsterdam, New York, has launched the Hill & Markes Institute. Hill & Markes Institute, a division of Hill & Markes, offers one-of-a-kind training through an annual CMI online subscription and CMI Certified Basic and Advanced online courses for cleaning industry frontline custodial technicians.

The online courses provide foundational training for daily cleaning tasks and best practices for disinfecting surfaces, as well as cleaning hard floors, carpets, restrooms. The courses will also detail how to successfully strip and refinish floors, extract carpets and more. Upon completion, employees will receive a certified custodial technician certification valid for two years.

“I am proud of our team for putting a responsive disinfecting and cleaning online training program together in less than two months to respond to the new challenges market segments are facing when reopening,” says Jason Packer, CEO of Hill & Markes. “Businesses require proper training and processes to keep their customers and employees safe and the Hill & Markes Institute empowers your workforce.”

Without leaving the house, participants are able to absorb best practices for proper cleaning, disinfecting and restorative, project-based tasks. The Institute is powered by ISSA Worldwide Cleaning Association.