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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, Aug. 10 - Friday, Aug. 14; test Saturday, Aug. 15

WHERE Atrium Executive Center, 8695 College Parkway, Suite 1181, Fort Myers

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

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

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 475-3273 or

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