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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Code Enforcement Certification Training, Level III"

WHO FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for code enforcers

WHAT "Code Enforcement Certification Training, Level III" course. Participants learn the fundamentals of code enforcement. Code enforcement certification requires being in attendance at all of the training sessions and passing an exam for each level. After becoming certified, participants 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 Florida Institute of Government qualify in meeting continuing education needs. Most code enforcement officers find they benefit from belonging to the Florida Association of Code Enforcement (FACE).

WHEN 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 9, 10, 11, 16; Review before exam 8 a.m. to noon, July 17; Exam 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., July 17

WHERE Student Union 213

WHY To learn:
 Code enforcement board - 4 hours
 Case development - 4 hours
 Evidentiary issues - 4 hours
 Testifying and demeanor - 4 hours
 Code enforcement: Special issues - 4 hours
 Other legal options and court procedures - 4 hours
 Mock code enforcement board hearing - 4 hours
 Local government ordinances - 2 hours
 Mock citation trial - 2 hours
 Review for exam - 4 hours

COST $432 for FACE members; $540 for non-members

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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