APD Training Portal

Welcome to APD's Training page.  From here, you can access various pages for information about training requirements and opportunities.  Although specific training is required for providers and some APD employees, these courses are available to everyone—including APD customers and family members.


Agency Providers please inform your staff members, it is very important NOT TO CREATE A LEARNER ACCOUNT IN TRAIN FLORIDA.

We have posted important information for Providers regarding adding your staff members to TRAIN Florida.  Read More....

TRAIN Florida
Beginning May 18, 2016, TRAIN Florida is the official Learning Management System (LMS) for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD).  Through TRAIN Florida, APD will provide easy access to the Required Provider Basic Training, Required Provider Service-Specific Training, and Required Provider In-Service Training; access to required waiver training, and courses to support professional and personal development, as well as courses and registration for courses not taught by APD.

TRAIN Florida is your ticket to SUCCESS!

As an APD learner, you can:

  • Access TRAIN Florida 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Quickly find and register for many courses listed on Train.org and participating TRAIN affiliate sites.
  • Track your personal online transcript.
  • Receive and track Certificates of Completion and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for our licensed professionals.

TRAIN Florida empowers you, to manage and track your trainings: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

TRAIN Florida APD Alerts

ALL APD Employees, Providers, and Trainers: PLEASE DO NOT CREATE A TRAIN FLORIDA ACCOUNT.  The training team will complete the task of setting up an account, and emailing the login information to you.  Thank you for your patience.
If you have questions regarding your TRAIN Florida, please contact the TRAIN Florida APD site administrator by email at apd.lmssupport@apdcares.org.  Please do not contact the Public Health Foundation (PHF) or the Florida Department of Health regarding TRAIN Florida website questions.

TRAIN Florida Learner Help and Support

APD is committed to providing essential and quality trainings to providers.  The TRAIN Florida APD Learner Help and Support web page has all the training tools, information and resources you will need to learn about TRAIN Florida and complete your APD training requirements.


TRAIN Florida APD Site Administrator Support

TRAIN Florida APD Support Team Hours
We are available to help Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Email us at apd.lmssupport@apdcares.org

Please allow a minimum of three business days to complete your request
Please do not contact the Public Health Foundation (PHF) or the Florida Department of Health regarding TRAIN Florida website questions.

APD Training Alerts

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Training Requirements

There are three types of APD trainings: Required Provider Basic Training (applies to all direct care staff), Required Provider Service-Specific Training (applies to direct care staff of specific services), and Required Provider In-Service Training.  Courses are available using web-based training, classroom setting, and some are available in both settings.


As one of our APD approved trainers, you should have received an email with information on how to log in to TRAIN Florida as well as your login name and password. If you did not receive this email PLEASE DO NOT CREATE YOUR OWN LEARNER ACCOUNT.Please contact the APD TRAIN Florida Support Team by email at apd.lmssupport@apdcares.org. We will create a TRAIN Florida learner account for you.

If you received an email, please review and follow the instructions for updating your training certification. For more information click here.