Provided in Partnership with Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA)


Our ALF Online Core Training is Convenient and Cost-Effective

Hundreds of trainees have given our ALF Online Core Training great reviews. We are thrilled every time we hear how beneficial a trainee found the course because we worked hard to develop a user friendly course that prepares trainees to successfully operate an assisted living community and pass the ALF Core Competency exam.

The course has been developed in partnership with Florida Senior Living Association and is taught by Monica Wilson

The course is designed for assisted living administrators and individuals interested in learning more about the daily operations of a community and how to meet resident care standards, facility standards and achieve licensure requirements. Our unique online training allows trainees to complete the core training education required in Florida Statute 429.52 and Florida Administrative Code 59A-36.011 at their convenience.


 Included in our ALF Online Core Training Course:

  • Downloadable e-manual, interactive videos and knowledge check-ins, module quizzes, test prep questions, mobile app access, and email support.
  • Expert training provided by experienced administrators and operations consultants including Monica Wilson, M.S., Donna Crivaro, R.N., and Kathy Nelson, RDN, LD/N.
  • Best Practice Tips shared by current AL administrators and staff.
  • Monica is available to answer questions about the Core training content by email and phone.
  • Florida Senior Living Association is available to help you navigate the learning management system.

Important Information - Course Policies:

It’s convenient and cost-effective and enables you to work at your own pace. We do require that you complete the course within 60 days. We have years of experience successfully providing this training and our experience tells us that completing the course in a time-frame that allows for consistent, regular interaction with the content increases one’s understanding and mastery of the material.

Please note that once the course is accessed, no refunds will be given. If you have an unusual circumstance that prevents you from completing the course within 60 days, a one-time short-term extension may be provided on a case by case basis.

Once you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion and we notify the MacDonald Research Institute that you have completed the required ALF Core training. We recommend you take the ALF Core Competency exam as soon as possible after completing the ALF Core training.

The cost of the course is $249. Click here to register.

Or register for the ALF Online Core Training and the ALF Online Core Review Quizzes Bundle ($299)


ALF Online Core Review Quizzes

The ALF Online Core Review Quizzes module is now available to help you successfully pass the core exam administered by the MacDonald Research Institute (TMRI). This compilation includes five (5) quizzes with hundreds of questions randomized from a large bank of test questions. You must complete the FSLA ALF Online Core Training Program before gaining access to the Review Quizzes. The Review Quizzes are not a substitute for the training, but a resource to help apply your knowledge and test your strengths and weaknesses in all content areas to be the most prepared for exam day. *pre-requisite: FSLA ALF Online Core Training Program 

When you register for the ALF Online Core Training Program, you will have the option to purchase the ALF Online Review Quizzes as a Bundle with the ALF Online Core Training. (Bundled price is $299.)


Questions? Please call 561-536-3670 for more information.


ALF Administrator Competency Exam

The ALF Core Competency exam is administered by the MacDonald Research Institute (TMRI) for the State of Florida. Visit the MacDonald Research Institute’s website for information on available test dates, locations and testing policies. The fee for the exam is $200 and is payable to TMRI.  Questions regarding the ALF Core Competency Test may be directed to TMRI at 813-991-0444 or by emailing [email protected].


12 Hour Online Refresher Course

Administrators, managers and key staff will benefit from the 12 hour Online Refresher Course which is a review of crucial areas of assisted living regulation and operations in Florida. The course is fully up to date with recent regulatory changes.

The content areas covered in the course include residency criteria, resident care standards, admission procedures, medication practices, food services, resident rights, limited nursing services, and emergency environmental control requirements.

An updated Core training manual is included in the course for participants to download or participants can purchase a printed guide to be shipped to them. The course includes mobile app access and email support and is available to participants for 60 days. Once completed, participants receive a certificate of completion.

The training hours may be used to comply with continuing education requirements for assisted living administrators and managers.

Click here to access the 12 Hour Online Core Refresher Course.


Provided in Partnership with Florida Senior Living Association.