26hr ALF Core Training (English)
Our online 26 hours of ALF Core Training course is designed for learners to become assisted living facility administrators. ALF Administrators and managers are licensed by the Department of Elder Affairs for the State of Florida Department. To become an Assisted Living Facility Administrator or Manager you must complete this required 26 hour ALF CORE Training course and successfully pass the state CORE Competency Exam according to Chapter 59a-36, Florida Administrative Code.
In accordance with Florida Statute 429.52 and Florida Administrative Code 59A-36.011, this training course will guide each individual with the knowledge needed for taking the state-mandated competency exam.
Why take this course?
Our training is interactive and informative and is designed to prepare participants to successfully complete the ALF Administrator competency exam. After passing the core competency exam, you will be a licensed assisted living administrator.
Who will be my trainer? Is he/she is an approved trainer?
This Online Training is offered by Olga Muñoz who is approved by the Department of Elder Affairs to teach the Core Training course required by this rule. Even more, we offer ALF core training in Spanish so that there will be no language barrier for learners.
Even more, our course includes downloadable course materials, module quizzes, test prep questions, and individual support.
Assisted Living Facility Core Competency Test
The MacDonald Research Institute (TMRI) administers the ALF Core Competency Test for the State of Florida. Upon completion of the 26-hour ALF Core Training course, you will need to register with TMRI as soon as possible to sit for the ALF Core Competency Test. The fee for the exam is $200 and is payable to TMRI.
The Assisted Living Facility Core Competency Test contains multiple-choice questions with four possible choices. Examinees have a total of 2 hours to complete the test. Visit TMRI to view the ALF Core Competency Test schedule and locations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What exactly is ALF Core Training?
ALF Core training is a course for anyone who wants to become an administrator in any ALF in Florida. The ALF Core Training courses are required to be completed before you take the state competency exam to qualify for the assisted living administrator certificate. The course provides students with necessary information about the latest rules and regulations governing assisted living communities in Florida.
How do I become an assisted living manager?
In order to become a certified assisted living manager/administrator, an individual must complete 26 hours of ALF Core Training course and successfully pass the state CORE Competency Exam according to the Florida Administrative Code 59A-36.011. ALF Administrators and managers are licensed by the Department of Elder Affairs for the State of Florida Department.
Who administers the ALF core training exam?
The MacDonald Research Institute (TMRI) administers the ALF Core Competency Test for the State of Florida. To access the TMRI exam schedule or for information about core test reviews, click this link.
Is it better to take the ALF core training in person or online?
We offer you up to two formats:
- ALF Online Core Training
- Classroom ALF Core Training
Either you take the ALF Core Training online or in person, it doesn’t matter; it all depends on your learning style. We teach the same course module, whether you take the course online or in person. You can access the ALF Online Core Training course on a computer or through the mobile app anywhere, any time.
- Lectures 10
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 28 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 26
- Assessments Yes
28hr Core Training
- CORE video1 429.01-429.02
- CORE video2 429.02-429.176.mp4
- CORE video3 429.176 and Video.mp4
- CORE video5 429.256 Medication
- CORE video6 429.256 Medication – 429.41 Rules.mp4
- CORE video7 429.41 Evacuation – 429.52 Staff Training.mp4
- CORE Video8 59A 36.001 – 36.008 Medication.mp4
- CORE Video9 59A 36.009 – 36.02.mp4
- CORE Video10 59A 36.02 – 36.031.mp4