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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:

March 14, 2017; 9 am - 1 pm
Florida Department of Health in Duval County
900 University Boulevard N., Jacksonville, FL 32211
Cost: $100.00
Body Piercing Registration Form

Initial Body Piercing Training Classes:
February 8th 2017; 8 pm Sarasota
March 18th 2017; 12 pm at Tattoofest Tattoo Convention. Manatee Civic Center 1 Haben Blvd. Palmetto, Fl

April 19th 8pm Sarasota
May 17th 8pm Sarasota
June 9th; 12pm at Ink Mania Tattoo Convention, The Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N, St. Petersberg, 33701
July 19th 8pm Sarasota

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: 

March 19th at 12pm
Tattoofest Tattoo Convention
Manatee Civic Center
1 Haben Blvd. Palmetto, FL

June 10th at 12pm
Ink Mania Tattoo Convention
The Coliseum
535 4th Ave. N
St. Petersberg, 33701

Also available Via Skype or in person by appointment

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
Julie Longen
(727) 507-4336 Ext 7969

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