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.


Due to the high volume and delay in individuals receiving user accounts to access TRAIN Florida at this time, a date extension of December 31, 2016 is hereby given authorizing individuals to use and complete the Zero Tolerance course using the old curriculum or CD. Read More....

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 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 Alerts
Last updated: 10/21/2016

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - TRAIN Florida Password Security Update

Security features have been implemented by TRAIN National, to protect the passwords for TRAIN users. The update has changed the initial login process for new learners. The APD LMS Support team has updated the login instructions for new learners.  Read More....

TRAIN Florida Help and Support

It is very important that you do not contact the Public Health Foundation (PHF) or the Florida Department of Health regarding TRAIN Florida website questions. If you have questions regarding TRAIN Florida, please contact the TRAIN Florida APD site administrator by email at apd.lmssupport@apdcares.org.

TRAIN Florida Learner Accounts

ALL APD Employees, Providers, and Trainers: PLEASE DO NOT CREATE A TRAIN FLORIDA ACCOUNT - Read More....

Providers needing to add staff to TRAIN Florida Memo - Read More....

If you are not affiliated with APD, and would like to create a TRAIN Florida learner account, click here for the instructions.

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 five 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.

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.



The TRAIN Florida APD LMS Support team has automated the account creation process.  If you are an APD Trainer or Non-Agency Trainer, the following information will help you.  Read More....

If you have any questions, please contact the APD TRAIN Florida Support Team by email at apd.lmssupport@apdcares.org.