Certified Senior Advisor
Designation Essentials
Designation Status
Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Certified Senior Advisor
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Required Prerequisites
Candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
  • Complete the CSA course or its training equivalent AND have one year of paid work experience working with seniors OR 50 hours of volunteering with seniors in the last three years
  • Have two years of paid work experience working with seniors OR 100 hours of volunteer experience with seniors within the last three years
  • Have a certificate or degree in a field related to working with seniors from an accredited college or university
Required Education
Completion of CSA Course or certification/degree requirements per prerequisite options cited above
Exam Type
Online exams and final proctored certification exam (closed book)
Required Experience
30 CSA credits every three years
Verification and Complaints
Investor Complaint Process
Public Disciplinary Process
Professional Online Status URL
Online, Click on Find a CSA
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