Thank you for your interest in the Assisted Living Executive Director Certification program. If you have any additional questions regarding the Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) credential, please contact a staff member of the Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC).
Q. I have nursing home experience only. Am I eligible for the exam?
Eligibility requirements are posted online. Among other requirements, professionals must have at least three years (6,000 hours) work experience working in a licensed assisted living community.
Q. Where is the closest testing site to me?
The Certified Director of Assisted Living Examination is an Internet-based exam, administered at testing centers in all 50 states.
Q. My employer is an Argentum member, how do I receive my registration discount?
Candidates employed by Argentum member companies receive a discount code to input into the registration system. Please contact Robert Oliveri, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you cannot locate your discount code or are unsure of where to input your code.
Q. My employer has pre-paid for my registration, how do I register for the examination?
Some companies have opted to bulk purchase registrations for a group of their employees. Please contact Robert Oliveri, email@example.com, to verify you are part of your employers’ registration group and receive instructions on registration.
Q. I recently achieved my CDAL credential. When will I need to re-certify, and what does re-certification require?
The Senior Living Certification Commission does require re-certification of your credential every three years. Please visit the Recertification page for more details.