Course Options

Live Class Review

The live review class of the Working with Older adults education program is delivered over three 8-hour days. Classes begin at 8:00 am and end at 5:00 pm with an hour break for lunch. Each session is approximately 50 minutes long with 10 minute breaks in between. Time is provided for questions and answers in each session. Individual schedules may vary.

This program is designed to be a self-study course. Students need to spend a recommended 30-40 hours of pre-study prior to attending the live class review.

Sample Class Schedule

Online Class Review

The online review class contains 26 recorded course modules that correspond to the chapters in the Working with Older Adults textbook. Learning activies, case studies and interactive quizzes are provided to supplement students’ individual study of the course material.

The online review class is self-paced and begins upon enrollment. Students have up to 6 months to complete the online class, but are encouraged to complete the CSA course earlier.

Students are permitted to submit questions to SCSA via email to on any of the course topics, and questions will be submitted to a subject matter expert. Students seeking instructor guidance and interaction should consider transferring to a live class review

Obtaining CSA Certification

Students seeking CSA Certification will need to successfully pass the CSA Exam in addition to meeting all eligibility requirements. For more information about CSA Certification go to Become A CSA. For detailed information about the CSA Exam go to Exam Overview.

The Working with Older Adults Textbooksupplemental materials, and CSA Certification can each be purchased separately from education course enrollments, please contact SCSA at 800.653.1785 for detailed information.