Automatic dishwasher fundamentals

Issued by: Diversey


Most hospitality businesses require an automatic dishwasher to help manage their workload and maintain a healthy guest turnover. After all, you can't serve new guests without clean dishes!

But do you actually know how a commercial dishwasher works? More importantly, do you know how your dishwasher works?

In the Automatic dishwasher fundamentals course, Diversey will teach you how to recognize different types of dishwashers, and how to use them effectively so you end up with sparkling dishware and happy guests.

You'll also learn the correct chemicals to use to get the best results from your dishwasher. For your safety, Diversey recommends you pay attention to proper dosage of these chemicals when cleaning. You can find these details on the Diversey product label on each item bottle. Each chemical also has a Safety Data Sheet. These are available at your workplace, or on the Diversey website. Links are available in each lesson in this course.

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • Recognize different types of automatic dishwashers
  • Understand the four essential factors that make a dishwasher process so effective
  • Follow procedures before, during, and after using an automatic dishwasher
  • Identify the right products and temperature for using a Single Tank machine
  • Identify the right products and temperature for using a Multi-Tank Rack Conveyor machine
  • Identify the right products and temperature for using a Fill, Wash, and Drain machine
  • Follow tIps for loading and unloading your automatic dishwasher
  • Understand the difference between high and low quality water
  • Follow a step-by-step process for descaling a dishwasher
  • Break down and clean an automatic dishwasher
  • Disinfect your dishwasher and dishwares in case of an illness outbreak

Duration: 55m 29s

Lessons: 12


By watching all the lessons and receiving a pass mark of 80% or more on the quiz, the earner of this credential will show an understanding of how to correctly use an automatic dishwasher, how to load a dishwasher, how to select the right washing cycle, and how to check water quality.

Expiration: Never