Training Programs

A.L.F Consultant, Inc reports hours attended by nursing professionals to CE BROKER as Continuing Education Hours for their professional Licensure requirements.

Assisted Living Facility Core Training - 26 Hours

Pursuant to State of Florida regulations, Assisted Living Facility Administrators and Managers must complete the Assisted Living Facility Core Training Program (minimum 26 hours) within 3 months from the date of becoming a facility Administrator or Manager. Successful completion of Core Training requires passing a competency exam.

IMPORTANT NOTE: For an individual to be a State of Florida Certified A.L.F Administrator, he/she must attend a minimum of 26 hours of CORE TRAINING conducted by a State Registered/Approved Training Provider.

In addition, must do the following after this Training Provider submits to the Testing Institute, proof of your information and attendance to Core Training:

1. Register for the Core Competency Exam with The MacDonald Research Institute (TMRI) according to the guidelines indicated on their website: Ph.#: 813-991-0444. The exam fee is $200.00. Payable to TMRI.

2. You may choose the date, time and location of the exam per application submission deadlines. The exam is a minimum of 75% score (100 questions).

3. You will receive the exam results from the MacDonald Research Institute within their determined timeframe.

Marlene Hunter, A.L.F. Consultant, Inc. offers an optional 4-hour Exam prep Class for a fee (See schedule for fees). When the Exam date is announced by TMRI, we will schedule an Exam Review Class and will contact Core class participants with registration information for the Exam Review Class.


With just one step away from becoming a State Certified A.L.F Administrator, we share your excitement! We have prepared our core exam practice test to help you to pass. With over 200 sample questions from the State of Florida Regulations to choose from you will be prepared for the exam.

CLICK HERE to purchase and take the practice test up to 5 times. You will need to create an account and then purchase the practice test for $50. See real example questions that will test your knowledge of the A.L.F regulations and problem-solving skills.

This purchase will allow you to take the practice test only five times. The test is set to provide over 200 random questions with a pass rate of 75 percent. You will have 30 days to use all 5 attempts. If you have any questions you may contact ALF CONSULTANT, INC. at 561-939-4929 or email us at

Assisted Living Facility Continuing Education - 12 Hours

Marlene Hunter, A.L.F. Consultant, Inc. provides the following ALF Continuing Education Seminars pursuant to F.S. 429 Part 1 & Chapter 59A-36: F.A.C.

• New Regulations (Updates) - 3 HOURS
• Admission, Retention, Discharge Criteria -3 HOURS
• Adverse Incidents Reporting - 3 HOURS
• Emergency Management / Disaster Preparedness -3 HOURS
• Survey Preparation and Guidelines -3 HOURS
• HIPAA and Facility Documentation -3 HOURS
• ALF Resident Care Documentation - 3 HOURS
• Effective Risk Management -3 HOURS

New Regulations Training (Core Up-date)

This training will be provided when there is a change in the ALF Law and/or Rule. Marlene Hunter, A.L.F. Consultant, Inc. will notify all interested parties via mass mail-out when regulations update is scheduled, subsequent to the finalization of any new regulation.

Initial and Continuing Education Extended Congregate Care Training - 4 Hours

Successful Completion of the ALF CORE Training is a prerequisite for this requirements training. Training participants should be prepared to provide proof of successful completion of the ALF CORE training. ECC guides are available for purchase as part of the registration process. Please contact our office for information on scheduling E.C.C. Training at your facility.

Adult Family Care Home (AFCH) Basic Training - 12 Hours

Pursuant to State of Florida rules, all Adult Family Care Home providers must attend a 12-hour basic adult family care home training program prior to accepting any residents (those who already have residents must complete the training prior to licensing by the Agency for Health Care Administration).

AFCH Continuing Education Seminar - 3 Hours

This 3-hour training will include reviews of major and crucial aspects of operating an Adult Family Care Home. In addition the seminar meets the requirement for 3 hours of continuing education, annually, pursuant to section 58A-14 F.A.C.

Alzheimer's Level I & II - 4 Hours for each level

Marlene D. Hunter, M.S., CHCRM is an Approved Trainer for Assisted Living Facility Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Training Provider (Approval Number ALF 154). We are available to conduct Alzheimer's Level I and Level II Training for Direct Care Staff at your facility, as well as Alzheimer's Training for non-Direct Care Staff. In conjunction with F.A.C. 59A-36, we are also available to provide the Annual 4-hour Alzheimer's Continuing Education for Direct Care Staff as required under F.S. 429 part 1. Please contact our office for information about scheduling Alzheimer's Training at your facility.

Alzheimer’s Annual Continuing Education - 4 hours

Per F.S. 429 part 1, In addition to the training required, a direct caregiver must participate in a minimum of 4 contact hours of continuing education each calendar year. The continuing education must include one or more topics included in the dementia specific training developed or approved by D.O.E.A. in which the care giver has not received previous training. Please contact our office to schedule this training