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.

APD 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

Required Provider In-Service Training
Courses are available using web-based training, classroom setting, and some are available in both settings.

Train Florida

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 courses that support professional and personal development, as well as courses, and registration for courses, not provided 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 – Announcements and Updates…Read More!

  1. The TRAIN Florida APD LMS Support team has implemented a TRAIN Florida process that will help Providers expedite the hiring process; it allows the Prospective Employee to create a TRAIN Florida account, locate the APD Required courses, and provide the provider with their TRAIN Florida Transcript.

  2. The APD LMS Support team has updated the APD ATTAIN HIPAA Course.
    • The new Course ID is 1071336
    • The APD HIPAA course certificate is now available in TRAIN Florida.

  3. The FDOH Bloodborne Pathogens Course ID Number: 1071522 This course will provide participants with the knowledge required to identify bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials and to protect against exposure and to reduce their risk from exposure.

  4. TRAIN Florida APD LMS Support
    Please contact the APD LMS Support team for help with TRAIN Florida. . APD LMS Support team contact information - Read More....

Please do not contact the Public Health Foundation (PHF) or the Florida Department of Health regarding TRAIN Florida website questions.  This includes the FDOH Local Administrators in your Region.

Important!  Do not register for a course more than once. Do not withdraw from a course after you register. If you have any difficulties launching the course, managing the course, locating the course assessment , or  locating the course evaluation, please send an email to the APD TRAIN Florida Support Team at  apd.lmssupport@apdcares.org with the following Subject Line: Need help with a course.

You can also find help in the TRAIN Florida resource library.

On the TRAIN Florida site, click the Resources link

  1. On the left menu, click APD TRAIN Florida.
  2. Click APD Courses.
  3. Click the course name.
  4. Under Resource Name, click the course instructions link.