The bridge between theory and practice for industrial cleaning professionals

KOKS Academy

KOKS Academy industrial cleaning training institute

KOKS Academy is the world’s largest training institute in the industrial cleaning sector, focused on supervisors and operators. KOKS believes in the power of educating and training people in the field of safety and the efficient use of industrial cleaning equipment. KOKS knows and understands the industry and is aware of the importance of trained employees in the field of safety, productivity and growth of organizations. KOKS Academy is whatsoever the ultimate place to start and/or boost a career in the industrial cleaning branch.


As dynamic manufacturer and supplier of (industrial) cleaning equipment KOKS is a global leader in the field of safety and quality. KOKS has a very high ambition level in these fields. Safety is number 1 and is aimed at the user, the equipment and the environment. As productivity partner for her customers, KOKS’s main goal is to ensure the highest availability level of their equipment. Therefore the foundation of KOKS Academy.


The KOKS Academy offers a learning environment in which human being, vehicle/machine and method are being discussed according to the highest safety standards that KOKS stands for. These three aspects must be understood at the same time in order to create a safe and efficient way of working. This will result in a higher competence, an optimal inspection of the work carried outlower costs and a higher awareness for the user.

KOKS Academy students KOKS EcoVac vacuum truck


The KOKS Academy courses are given according to the KSS principle, which stands for KOKS Safety Standard. The KOKS Safety standard is aimed at human being, vehicle/machine and method. The KSS basic principle is to create a higher standard in the field of safety for equipment and its users. But above all, the creation of awareness and the imparting of knowledge to the supervisors and operators within the industrial cleaning world in the field of safety and efficient, productive operation.


The KOKS Academy courses are aimed at supervisors and operators working within two specialist areas:


  • Pressure/vacuum.
  • High pressure.
  • Tank cleaning.
KOKS Academy vacuum truck instruction

Instructors are business experts

The courses are provided by well-trained practice-oriented instructors. These business experts have gained their extensive (practical) experience in many international projects and are still working daily in the industrial cleaning branch.

KOKS Academy personal attention during courses

Personal attention

The courses are given to at least 4 and max. 10 participants, so the instructor can pay adequate personal attention to each attendant. Moreover, the interaction between the attendants of the different industrial organizations or different departments within organizations is experienced as instructive and pleasant.

KOKS Academy instruction on top of a KOKS CycloVac vacuum truck

Offered KOKS Academy courses

  • Supervisor pressure/vacuum course
    theory aimed at safety and vehicle/machine knowledge.
  • Supervisor high pressure course
    theory aimed at safety and vehicle/machine knowledge.
  • Supervisor tank cleaning course
    theory aimed at safety and vehicle/machine knowledge.
  • Operator tank cleaning course
    theory and practice aimed at safety and vehicle/machine knowledge.
  • Operator pressure/vacuum course
    theory and practice aimed at safety and vehicle/machine knowledge.
  • Operator high pressure course
    theory and practice aimed at safety and vehicle/machine knowledge.


In addition, KOKS Academy offers instruction courses for specific vehicles/machines:

  • Operator vehicle/machine instruction course - KOKS EcoVac.
  • Operator vehicle/machine instruction course - KOKS CycloVac.
  • Operator vehicle/machine instruction course - KOKS MegaVac.
  • Operator robot instruction course.
KOKS Academy certification industrial cleaning training exam


After passing the final training exam, participants receive an accredited certificate from KOKS Academy with a two years validity.

Prolongation exam
Each certified person is entered into the "KOKS Academy database". 3 months before the expiry date of the certificate, the certified person receives a notification in regarding a prolongation exam (repetition).

Prolongation of the certificate is possible by successfully passing a prolongation exam. 25 theoretical multiple-choice questions will be asked, of which at least 80% must be answered correctly.

Rick Koks CEO KOKS Group and KOKS Academy

Safer and more efficient

"Because we deliver industrial cleaning equipment all over the world, we noticed that safety and efficient working with machines is no standard knowledge. Also the guidelines in the field of industrial cleaning is nowhere the same, or sometimes there isn’t even a guideline. Guaranteeing safety is a serious responsibility, which requires a targeted approach, extensive expertise and a great deal of time. By means of starting the KOKS Academy we will be able to help our clients, and their clients, in order to ensure safety when carrying out cleaning activities. For 30 years KOKS Group successfully produces industrial cleaning equipment, including ASME, DOT (407/412) and/or ATEX (Ex) vacuum trucks. In this period we have acquired extensive experience and expertise in the field of industrial cleaning. By sharing our experience and expertise, we want your operation to become safer and more efficient by the day".

Rick Koks 

KOKS Group an international manufacturer and supplier of vacuum trucks and heavy industrial cleaning equipment built in accordance with the latest PED, ADR (Ceoc), DOT 407/412 standards. Founded in 1989 and has since grown into a dynamic company that operates globally and consists of eight specialised subsidiaries in the USA, The Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia and participations in rental organizations that operate in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. As a growing, innovative, healthy and reliable company, KOKS Group has gained an excellent reputation in the (petro)chemical sector and other industries as a vacuum truck builder.

Vacuum truck factory KOKS Group in Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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