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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 I"

WHO FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for code enforcers

WHAT "Code Enforcement Certification Training, Level I" 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., Monday, Dec. 17 through Friday, Dec. 21; test Saturday, Dec. 22, 10 a.m. to noon

WHERE Student Union 214

WHY To learn:
 Code enforcement board (40 hours)
 Communication skills - 4 hours
 Principles and practices - 12 hours
 Property research and ownership - 8 hours
 Report writing - 4 hours
 Ethics - 4 hours
 Legal aspects - 8 hours

COST $480 for FACE members; $600 for non-members

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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