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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:

FEHA Body Art Conference
Thursday, August 24, 2017 10am-6pm
An exciting day of education and new ideas brought to you by industry leaders and Department of Health Program Managers.
Meets the requirements for both the Initial & Refresher Body Piercing Certification as per 64E-19 F.A.C.
Innisbrook Golf Resort
36750 US Highway 19 N, Palm Harbor, Florida 34683
For more info visit
Or email

Florida Department of Health in Duval County                             Friday, October 6, 2017  9am-1pm                                                         900 University Boulevard N., 1st Floor Conference Room   Jacksonville, Florida 32211                                                                      Upon completion of class you will receive Certificate of Completion as per 64E-19, F.A.C.  All Body Piercers are required to attend an annual training class.  Pre-registration required.  You may access the Registration Form using the following link: Duval CHD Body Piercing Training Registration Form

Initial Body Piercing Training Classes:

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

Refresher Body Piercing Certification: 

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

Monday, July 17, 2017
Ink Daddy's Tattoo
Miami, FL
To register: (305) 770-3800

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