TRAIN Tracking Along

APD launched TRAIN Florida on May 18, 2016, with 6,559 providers and staff learners. Currently, there are 53,000 registered learners. APD learners have registered for over 259,472 courses. Based on the rate of $15 previously charged through Tallahassee Community College, this is a cost savings of $3,892,080 to providers. This includes the Required Provider Basic trainings of Zero Tolerance, Direct Care Core Competencies, and HIPAA.

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Learner Course Completions

Provider Cost Savings

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Direct Care Core Comp.






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APD recertified 50 trainers throughout the state of Florida who can provide Zero Tolerance and Direct Care Core Competencies training. In addition, in May, a pilot Train the Trainer program was implemented that will afford 68 new provider agencies the opportunity to become certified to train their own staff. The agency will continue to expand the Train the Trainer to other regions.