Assisted Living Administrator Supplemental Training (Winter 2023)

CGS Staff

Date(s) - 01/24/2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Colorado Gerontological Society is an approved provider of the Assisted Living Facility Administrator Training required for licensure of assisted living facilities in Colorado.

The 16-hour supplemental administrator training is offered quarterly, as a virtual course, with a mandatory 1.5-hour orientation. The course is split across two full days an a half day to help prospective administrators balance attendance with other obligations.

The maximum class size is 20 participants. Total cost is for the course is $330 which includes CGS membership, class materials, exam preparation tools and instructor access. Participants must register for the complete three-day course. Partial registrations will not be accepted.


Prior to July 1, 2019 individuals who completed the assisted living administrator training were required to complete thirty (30) hours of training.  If the individual was not an administrator of record with the Colorado Department of Public Health prior to July 1, 2019, the new rules require that individuals have 40 hours of training in specific content areas and pass a competency exam. Individuals who previously successfully completed the 30-hour training Colorado Gerontological Society can take advantage of a supplementary training opportunity to meet current training requirements.

The Society offers supplementary administrator training to meet current training requirements including a) an in-depth look at new rules in CDPHE Chapter 7 and; Volume 8 (Medicaid), and Public Safety and Life Safety, and CDHS regulations; and b) Business Operations (including organizational charts, finance, budgeting, and accounting systems), and Physical Plant.

NOTE: For those individuals who did not previously complete the 30-hour training, The Society continues to offer the full 40-hour administrator training as required for new licensure.


To be deemed to meet the training and competency requirement in 6 CCR 1011-1 Chapter 07, [6.4, 6.5 and 6.6], individuals can be certified by:

  1. Completing the 30-hour administrator training prior to June 24, 2018
  2. Completing the 16-hour supplemental administrator class
  3. Passing the competency exam with an 80% or higher


  1. Register for the complete 16-hour course.
  2. Attend mandatory one and one-half hour orientation session
  3. Attend 16-hour virtual class, with self-directed learning modules, live lectures, and a competency exam.
  4. Complete final course exam online with an 80% passing score. Must be completed at a time agreed upon by the class.
  5. Cost is $330 which includes CGS membership, class materials, and access to course instructors.

For more information, call 303-333-3482.


This schedule is preliminary and may be subject to change. This is in no way a guarantee of offered courses or time/date of instruction.

Day Time Course Instructor
Orientation Session
Thursday January 19, 2023
09:30 am – 11:00 am Course Orientation Eileen Doherty, MS
Day One
Tuesday January 24, 2023
09:00 am – 12:00 pm CDPHE – Health Facilities Website
CDPHE – Chapter 7
Eileen Doherty, MS
01:00 pm – 05:00 pm CDPHE – Chapter 2
HCPF – Volume 8
Department of Public Safety
Consumer Protection – Placement Agencies
Eileen Doherty, MS
Day Two
Wednesday January 25, 2023
(Half day)
09:00 am – 12:00 pm CDHS – Elder Abuse/Ombudsman
Retail Food/Hazardous/Medical Waste
Policies and Procedures
Eileen Doherty, MS
Day Three
Wednesday February 8, 2023
09:00 am – 12:00 pm Labor Laws
Eileen Doherty, MS
01:00 pm – 05:00 pm Budgets
Strategic Planning
State and Federal Mandates
Bringing It All Together
Eileen Doherty, MS


Refund Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing five days prior to the session. A $100 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations. Refunds will be made approximately thirty days after the training. Individuals who cancel less than one week prior to the training start will not be entitled to a refund.

Proof of Identity:The State requires that all registrants must prove identity to receive a certificate of participation in the Administrator training. During the training, please be prepared to upload a scanned copy of a current Colorado’s Driver’s License, Current Colorado non-driver identification card; current US federal, state, or local government-issued identification (including military); current tribal enrollment card with photo or another form of photo tribal identification; current passport, or current student identification. Copies will be kept on file. Individuals will be required to sign a State Approved Form documenting they have shown proof of identity.