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Certificate in Community Real Estate Development (CRED) Program

April 22 – June 11, 2022

CRED Tampa Bay 2022
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Course Dates

April 22 & 23 (in-person)

April 29 & 30 (virtual)

May 6 & 7 (virtual)

May 13 & 14 (virtual)

June 3 & 4 (in-person)

June 10 & 11 (in-person)

**Friday classes are from 1pm to 5pm and Saturdays are from 9am to 5 pm with a 1-hour lunch*

Location

Depending on the COVID-19 environment, CRED 2022 is projected to be a hybrid of three face-to-face meetings (April 22-23, June 3-4, & June 10-11) and the rest using the TEAMS virtual platform. In-person classes will be held in Tampa, FL with exact location to be determined.


FACE Fundamentals of Code Enforcement

April 25-29, 2022: Bradenton

This course is now full. To be placed on the waiting list, please contact Robyn Odegard at
odegardr@usf.edu or 813-974-1317.

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Course

Monday - Thursday, April 25-28, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, April 29, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exam

Friday, April 29, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location

Manatee County Training Room
2101 47thTer East
Bradenton, FL 34203


FACE Exam Retake Day

May 13, 2022: Tampa

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Exam

Friday, May 13, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location

USF Tampa Campus
4202 E Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620
Exact Location TBD


FACE Fundamentals of Code Enforcement

May 16-20, 2022: Sanford

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Course

Monday - Thursday, May 16-19, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, May 20, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exam

Friday, May 20, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location

Utilities Training Room
300 N Park Avenue
Sanford, Florida


Legal Issues in Code Enforcement

September 26-30, 2022: Deland

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Course

Monday - Thursday, September 26-29, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, September 30, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exam

Friday, September 30, 2022
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Exam retakes available

Location

123 W Indiana Ave
Deland Florida 32720


FACE Officer Safety & Field Applications

October 3-6, 2022: Cape Coral

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Course

Monday - Wednesday, October 3-5, 2022
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, October 6, 2022
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Exam

Thursday, October 6, 2022
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Location

Cape Coral Police Department
3rd Floor Training Room
1100 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL


In order to be eligible for the exam, you must have completed all sections of the classroom instruction. The exam fee is $100 for Active Members, and $150 for Non-Members. You will be automatically registered for the exam when your registration and payment for the class are received. Payment for the exam may be made by visiting the appropriate link above. Invoices available upon request.

Certification courses offered through the Florida Institute of Government in partnership with the state of Florida University System will be allowed to be held in accord with the state of Florida and University COVID-19 guidelines and safety protocols. ALL CLASS ATTENDEES WHO DO NOT FOLLOW COVID-19 GUIDELINES AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE TRAINING AND WILL NOT RECEIVE CEH’s OR REFUNDS.

Class size is limited and registration will be closed when capacity has been reached. The registration fee includes course materials. Participants will be on their own for lunch. Due to the strong interest in the certification program and limitations on class size, registrations will be confirmed only if they are accompanied by payment.

˅ Become a F.A.C.E. Member

Annual membership with the Florida Association of Code Enforcement ($25-$35) will entitle you to discounts on training, education, and the annual conference registration. You will also receive five issues annually of the organization's newsletter known as "INTERFACE". Become a F.A.C.E. Member >>

˅ Course Refund Policy

Refund Policy: Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and received no later than one week prior to the first day of classes. In such cases, the registration fee, less a $50 administration charge, will be refunded. No requests for refunds will be honored after that date. Non-attendance does not constitute a withdrawal or refund.

Giving to the Institute
http://fiog.usf.edu/
Florida Institute of Government
4202 East Fowler Ave, SOC107
Tampa, Florida 33620
Main Line: (813) 974-8423

The USF Florida Institute of Government envisions itself as the premier provider of educational activities, training, technical assistance and applied research for local governments, special districts and non-profits in the nine-county regional service area.