Core Training

ALF Online Core Training program

FSLA’s ALF Online Core Training course is designed for prospective assisted living administrators and individuals interested in learning more about the daily operations of a community. The course provides trainees with pertinent information about the latest laws and rules governing assisted living communities in Florida. The ALF Online Core Training Program is designed to help participants familiarize themselves with Florida’s complex assisted living regulations. Our unique online training allows trainees to complete the core training education required in Chapter 429.52, F.S., at their convenience and prepares them to successfully pass the core exam administered by the University of South Florida (USF).

Pricing: $235

The course includes downloadable course materials, module quizzes, test prep questions and email support.

Access the ALF Online Core Training course on a computer or through the mobile app to train anywhere, any time. The mobile app allows you the flexibility to resume any courses started on a desktop, and you can download the course to complete when you are offline and sync it when you are back online.

You will have 60 days to complete the course. 

Upon completion of the core training course, you will need to register as soon as possible to sit for the state core exam. You must pass the exam with a 75% passage rate to become an administrator in Florida. The fee for the exam is $200 and is payable to USF.  To view and register for USF’s scheduled ALF exam dates and locations click here. If you have any questions regarding the core exam or need additional assistance with this process, please call (813) 974-2571 or email For a listing of USF’s frequently asked questions click USF FAQs.

If you have any questions, please call 850.708.4972.