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Trainings and Providers

Contact the Body Piercing Program

You must have proof of completing the Initial Course in order to complete the Refresher.

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Upcoming Trainings

Initial and Refresher Body Piercing Training Courses:

October 14, 2016; 9 am - 1 pm
the Florida Department of Health- Duval 900 university blvd. N. Jacksonville, FL 32211
Cost: $100.00
Body Piercing Registration Form

Initial Body Piercing Training Classes:

August 24th 2016; 8 pm Sarasota
September 10th 2016; 12 pm at Ink Empire Tattoo Convention. Germain Arena 11000 Everglades Parkway Estero, FL 33928
September 14, 2016; 8 pm Sarasota Location
October 5th 2016; 8 pm Sarasota
November 9th 2016; 8 pm Sarasota
December 14th 2016; 8 pm Sarasota
January 11th 2017; 8 pm Sarasota
February 8th 2017; 8 pm Sarasota
March 18th 2017; 12 pm at Tattoofest Tattoo Convention. Manatee Civic Center 1 Haben Blvd. Palmetto, FL
August 24, 2016; 8 pm Sarasota Location

Sarasota Location: 2153 Siesta Dr. Sarasota, FL 34239
All Classes Start at 8 pm
For more information contact Crea at 941-951-1399 or visit: or

Refresher Body Piercing Certification: 

Refresher Body Piercing Classes now available via SKYPE on an as needed basis. Brand new for 2016, you can now take a live Body Piercing Refresher class from the comfort of your own shop. All you need is a web cam and proof of your initial body piercing certification. Contact Crea for more information (941) 951-1399 or email

In person refresher classes still available at your location or mine for larger groups. Contact Crea for more information

Initial and Refresher Training providers

Department of Health in Broward County
Anthony Vomero
(954) 467-4700

Department of Health in Duval County
Cassandra Haverkamp
(904) 253-1785

Jenny Cronkhite, RN
Michael Crea
(941) 951-1399

Department of Health in Orange County
Raymond Roe
(407) 858-1400

Department of Health in Pinellas County
William Bongiovanni
(727) 507-4336

Department of Health in Sarasota County
Carolynn Balcar
(941) 861-6133 or (941) 504-1590

Available Upon Request:

Mike Connor, RN, Courses custom scheduled on an as-needed basis to meet your time and location needs, (941) 320-3467

Approved for Refresher Only

*Please note you must provide proof of completion of the the Initial Course prior to taking the Refresher Course

Community Health Certification, LLC, Annual Refresher Course $43, Proof of initial course is required to take refresher, (561) 676-9518 or (561) 707-6837,

Online - Biologix Solutions, LLC (630) 240-0045 or (630) 706-0093

CD - Available anytime from the Department of Health in Pinellas County, Julie Longen, (727) 507-4336 ext. 7969, Current RegistrationForm.pdf (256 kb)

Available Upon Request:

Anita Robberson, RN, Refresher courses custom scheduled on an as-needed basis to meet your time and location needs., (239) 267-6264 or (239) 410-6955