USF's Training Academy on Aging

Assisted Living Facility

Once you are approved as a certified trainer to teach approved Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders curricula, you will receive a training provider number. All training provider approval numbers do not expire, and satisfy the ADRD training provider certification process. Pursuant to (58A -5.0191, F.A.C., pursuant to s. 429.178, F.S.)an approved training provider is responsible for acquiring an approved curriculum to use for training. Only authors of the curriculum should submit a curriculum application. Approved curricula expire after three years.

Training Provider Application Process

Use the link below to apply online, or download the Training Provider Application and follow the instructions to apply by mail.

(Please note that the 30-day clock applies to this process)


You must provide proof of one of the following:


Substitution for RN or Bachelor’s degree in health related field

Years of teaching experience related to the subject matter of this program may substitute on a year-by-year basis for the required Bachelor’s degree.

You must also provide proof of one of the following criteria:

Substitution for experience in training caregivers:

A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in a subject related to the content of this training program may substitute for the above teaching experience.


The status of your application will be determined and a written response will be mailed to you within 30 calendar days. 

To check the status of your application at any time, call (813) 974-3414.


Once a determination is made, one of three letters will be sent to you:

Note: A Disapproval letter will be sent if no response is received to the Incomplete or Need More Information letter within 90 days.


Training Academy on Aging
School of Aging Studies
University of South Florida
13301 Bruce B.  Downs Blvd.,
FMHI - MHC 1300
Tampa, FL  33612