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March 2014
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Administrator Training Course

Through an interagency agreement, the Department of Health Services (DHS) authorized the University of Oshkosh, Center for Career Development and Employability Training (CCDET) to approve the curricula for CBRF assisted living Administrator Training courses. CCDET will coordinate the approval of submitted curricula and qualified trainers, maintain public directories for approved programs, and implement a quality assurance program.

Available Course and Successful Participants

Are you looking for an approved Administrator Training Course to qualify as an assisted living administrator? Administrator Training Course Registry

Are you looking for people who have completed the Assisted Living Administrator Course? Administrator Course Participant Registry

Instructor and Curriculum Information

Current Assisted Living Administrator Course program, instructor and curriculum application forms are available here: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/rl_dsl/CBRF/asstdLvgAdminTrg.htm

The DHS Administrator Training Curriculum Criteria is available here: Training Curriculum (PDF)

CCDET has developed benchmarks to use in conjunction with the above curriculum criteria to assist in curriculum development.  These benchmarks are available here: Benchmarks (PDF)

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New Instructor and/or Program Fees

Program: $1200.00 per program. This includes review of all curriculum and working with program staff to revise portions of curriculum that need improvement, additions, re-write, etc. to meet established BAL standards, not to exceed a period of 3 months.

Instructors: Price is based on number of Core Competencies applied to for each instructor.

$25.00 for each Core Competency: 1, 3, 4, 5, &/or 6
$10.00 for each section of Core Competency 2 (sections A through L)

(Total of $245.00 for an instructor applying for all Core Competencies of entire program)

The fee structure to add new instructors to existing programs is the same as above.

Administrator Training Courses Renewals: (due every 2 years)

Instructors: $10.00
Renewal Requirements for Administrator Training Course Instructors:

Each instructor will confirm which Core Competencies they are renewing. The $10.00 fee covers only renewal of previously approved competencies/sections held at the time of renewal.

Each instructor must complete a minimum of six (6) hours of documented continuing education related to Adult Learning and the core competency approvals held by the instructor.

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A minimum of three (3) of these continuing education hours will be on the topic of Adult Learning.
Evidence of all training will be available for review as part of the Administrator Training Course instructor renewal application and will include:

  • Name of class and a brief description of the content,
  • Instructor,
  • Location of the training,
  • Date(s) of the training
Each instructor must train a portion of one class during the two-year approval period. This training may be either:
  • Administrator Training Course, or
  • Introductory AFH & CBRF Administrator Course

Additional instructor responsibilities are listed on the Instructor application (Section V). This document can be found here: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/forms/f0/f00157.pdf

Currently approved instructors may apply for approval in additional core competencies and/or sections. The processing fee for these applications is the same as listed above in New Instructor and/or Program Fees.

Program (Curriculum):

$25.00 w/ no curriculum revisions
$100.00 w/ curriculum revisions



Project Partners

DQA Bureau of Assisted Living

American Red Cross

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh