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Fundamentals of Code Enforcement - Level I
with Various Trainers



Date: Nov. 18-23, 2013
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Day(s): Monday - Friday
Location: Collier County Government Complex
Fee: $480



Workshop Description:

The Florida Institute of Government offers four levels of certifications for Code Enforcement Professionals:

Fundamentals of Code Enforcement - Level I

Administrative Aspects of Code Enforcement - Level II

Legal Aspects of Code Enforcement - Level III

Officer Safety and Field Applications - Level IV

Certification requires attendance at all of the training sessions and passing an exam for each level. After becoming certified, participants must complete 16 hours of approved continuing education courses within a two-year period in order to maintain certification. Most of the professional development programs offered by the FIOG will qualify meeting your continuing education needs. (Just look for the * following the topic title.)

Most code enforcement officers find they benefit from belonging to the Florida Association of Code Enforcement (F.A.C.E.). An immediate benefit is the registration fee discount for certification training and exams.

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Download and Print Training Registration Form

Click here to register online for the exam

Click here to register online for the 40-hour TRAINING program



Workshop Objectives:

Candidates must complete the requisite 40 hours of Level 1 courses, and successfully pass an examination in order to receive certification.  The modules covered in Level I are:

  • LEGAL ASPECTS - (8 HOURS)
  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS - (4 HOURS)
  • REPORT WRITING - (4 HOURS)
  • PROPERTY OWNER - (8 HOURS)
  • ETHICS - (4 HOURS)
  • PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES - (12 HOURS)

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