FACE Officer Safety & Field Applications (Level IV)
February 24 – February 27, 2020
(Exam February 27, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm)
FACE Officer Safety Class
Escambia County Central Office Complex
3363 W. Park Place
Pensacola, FL 32505
FACE Members: $390 | Non-Members: $510
FACE Members: $85 | Non-Members: $135
Course: Amy Brewer | (850) 487-1870
Exam: Susan Pruchnicki | (407) 882-3960
LEVEL IV CERTIFICATION CLASS:
The FACE Officer Safety & Field Applications (Level IV) Certification Class scheduled February 24 – 27, 2020 in Pensacola requires a separate CLASS registration fee and payment must be made to the Florida Institute of Government at the Florida State University (FSU).
To enroll for the class, you must fill out the Class Registration Form at the link below. To pay by credit card, call our office at (850) 487-1870 and specify that you would like to pay for the FACE Officer Safety Class scheduled February 24 - 27, 2020 in Pensacola. To pay by check, please mail a copy of your registration form and payment to the Florida Institute of Government at the Florida State University (FSU). If you need additional information about the class, contact Amy Brewer at (850) 487-1870.
The class registration and payment must be received no later than February 13, 2020 to avoid a $50 late fee.
LEVEL IV CERTIFICATION EXAM:
After attending the 30 hours of instruction, Code Enforcement professionals must successfully pass an examination in order to receive certification. The test will be given on Thursday afternoon, February 27, 2020 from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm (CST), at the Escambia County Central Office Complex
The FACE Officer Safety & Field Applications (Level IV) Certification Exam requires a separate EXAM registration fee and payment must be made to the Florida Institute of Government at the University of Central Florida (UCF).
To take the exam, you must fill out the Exam Registration Form at the link below. You will have the opportunity to either pay online or be invoiced by the Florida Institute of Government at the University of Central Florida. If you need additional information about the exam, contact Susan Pruchnicki at (407) 882-3960.
This exam registration and payment must be completed no later than February 13, 2020 to avoid a $35.00 Late Fee.
A small block of rooms has been reserved at the Residence Inn Downtown Pensacola. If you need hotel accommodations, please call the Residence Inn directly at (850) 432-0202 and ask for the FSU Code Enforcement group rate of $109.00 per night.
The deadline to make your hotel reservations is February 1, 2020 or earlier if the room block sells out early.
• Class size for the workshop is limited to the first 30 with paid registrations. This workshop is expected to fill quickly so be sure to register as soon as possible. Due to the strong interest in the certification program and limitations on class size, registrations will be confirmed only if they are paid for by a check or credit card. To pay by credit card, call our office at (850) 487-1870 and specify that you would like to pay for the FSU Officer Safety Class scheduled in Pensacola from February 24 – 27, 2020.
• Lunch/snacks are on your own and are NOT included in registration fees.
• 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. For more information, please review the FIOG Refund Policy.
• Please note that there are two (2) separate registration processes – one for the class and one for the exam. See above for details to make sure you register and pay for both the class and the exam separately!
FACE OFFICER SAFETY & FIELD APPLICATIONS (Level IV) TRAINING SCHEDULE
February 24 – 27, 2020 (EXAM: February 27, 2020, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm CST)
The modules listed below make up the 30 hours of course work required for the “Officer Safety & Field Applications” certification. Monday through Wednesday classes are scheduled from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Thursday classes are scheduled from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. Lunch/snacks will be on your own each day. The Exam will take place from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm. All Classes and Exam are scheduled using Central Standard Time (CST).
Defensive Tactics with Practical Applications
Monday, February 24 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This course offers classroom and hands-on training for the Code Enforcement Officer’s personal safety. You will learn proper blocking and striking and escape techniques designed for Code Enforcement Officers. Note: This course has a physical element. Participants must complete a Liability Waiver in order to participate. The Liability Waiver will be sent with your confirmation letter.
Interpersonal Skills Training Part I: Conflict, Courtesy, Human Behavior, and Diversity
Tuesday, February 25 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Learn skills to better stabilize threatening situations including: how to demonstrate courtesy and respect during times of conflict; understanding of basic individual needs; dealing with the complexities of a diverse population.
Note: The diversity segment of this course will be continued into the next day.
Interpersonal Skills Training Part II: Persons with Special Concerns, Substance Abuse, and Officer Survival
Wednesday, February 26 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This session will continue the diversity training from Session Two. You will learn to interact with special needs citizens, recognize physical signs of persons under the influence of drugs, and gain the skills necessary to remain alert and aware of your environment to ensure safety while on the job.
Field Safety and Survival
Thursday, February 27 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn the basic skills to handle an aggressive animal; how to identify and properly handle situations involving hazardous materials; techniques such as stance and demeanor to remain in control and avoid unnecessarily confrontational situations.
Exam (Requires separate registration & Payment: See Above)
Thursday, February 27 from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm