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ALF Core Training Competency Test

Administrators and managers, must successfully complete ALF Core training within three months from the date of becoming a facility administrator or manager. Successful completion of ALF Core training includes passing a competency test.

ALF Core training is a prerequisite for the competency test. In addition, persons must register and pay for the test in advance. No walk-ins will be permitted to sit for the test.

For more information on testing dates, locations and fees, or to register for the test, please visit the University of South Florida's website at

NOTE: Administrators who attended core training before July 1, 1997, and managers who attended the core training program before April 20, 1998, are not required to take the competency test, unless specified elsewhere in Rule 58A-5, F.A.C. Administrators licensed as nursing home administrators in accordance with Part II of Chapter 468, F.S., are also exempt from this requirement.

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