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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.

WHEN     8 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 27, 28, May 2, 4 and 8 a.m. to noon, May 5; Exam 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., May 5

WHERE     Student Union 214

WHY     To learn:

     Mock code enforcement trial - 4 hours

     Case development - 4 hours

     Code enforcement: Special issues - 4 hours

     Code enforcement board - 4 hours

     Evidentiary issues - 4 hours

     Local government ordinances - 2 hours

     Mock citation trial - 2 hours

     Other legal options and court procedures - 4 hours

     Testifying and demeanor - 4 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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