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 Alerts


Beginning May 18, 2016, TRAIN Florida is the official Learning Management System (LMS) for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD). All learners with a valid email address received an email with login information. If you did not receive an email with this information, 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. The notifications will be sent out in the next few weeks. Thank you for your patience.

If you have questions regarding your TRAIN Florida account or the process for retrieving your TRAIN Florida login information, 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.

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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.

TRAIN Florida

TRAIN Florida serves as the agency’s official Learning Management System.  Through TRAIN Florida, APD provides 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.