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AHE Signature Programs Overview


Signature programs empower environmental services technicians to take charge of their organization's strategic goals in the environment of care. Proper disinfection techniques in the environment of care directly impacts the rate of health care associated infections (HAIs) and patient outcomes. Ensure your organization demonstrates a proactive approach to improving these outcomes by completing one of our signature program certifications.

These programs help environmental services technicians define and maintain standards in the environment of care. Learn more about our offerings below and cultivate a competent environmental services department at your organization today!


Certificate in Non-acute Care Cleaning
In this program, frontline workers learn how to break the chain of infection and contribute to ensuring positive patient outcomes.

Infection Prevention Training
Learn how to coordinate infection prevention efforts across the continuum of care and improve patient outcomes.


Frontline EVS Training
The Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) certification was established using a comprehensive nationwide job analysis of a health care environmental services technician’s responsibilities and defined focus groups. The program covers all aspects of a frontline worker’s typical tasks and accountabilities.

Surgical Suite Cleaning Training
This program sets the standard for surgical environmental services technicians responsible for cleaning and disinfecting operating rooms. It sets a level of expertise for managing pathogens and practicing innovative techniques specific to the operating room.


Management & Leadership Training

Certified Health Care Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) status is accompanied by many benefits. The premier credential designation demonstrates mastery of maintaining the environment of care.


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