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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., April 21, 22, 23, 24; Review before exam 8 a.m. to noon, April 25; Exam 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., April 25

WHERE Student Union 214

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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