Close

COVID Update:

EFSC has returned to normal pre-COVID operations, with full capacity on-campus classes and events. Click for the COVID Reporting Requirements and the Return to Campus Approval Process which remain in place. See the Student Services Guide for on-campus services available on a walk-in basis or by appointment, plus virtual options. Read the latest updates.

Guardianship Related Courses

The two courses listed below are non-professional guardianship courses primarily intended for family related guardian situations. The courses do not lead to professional certification. These courses are held on Eastern Florida State College's Melbourne campus twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring.

Florida Non-Professional Guardianship-Person & Property - Adults (LAEX 0225)

This course is required for each person appointed by the court to be a guardian. This is a court-approved, non-professional guardianship training course and meets statutory guardianship education requirements. Taught by attorneys, financial planners, healthcare professionals and professional care managers, it is co-sponsored by EFSC, the judges of the 18th Judicial Circuit, & the Brevard Guardianship Association.

The Curriculum covers: 
•    History of guardianship in Florida
•    Types of guardianship
•    Maintenance and termination of guardianship
•    Required forms
•    Legal duties and responsibilities of a guardian
•    Rights of the ward
•    Preparation of guardianship reports
•    Financial accounting for the ward's property

Contact Hours: 8

Florida Non-Professional Guardianship - Minors (LAEX 0241)

This Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office approved course offers an overview of all the elements of the Florida non-professional guardianship process for minors and meets Florida statutory guardianship educational requirements.

The Curriculum addresses:
•    Legal duties and responsibilities of a guardian
•    Annual guardianship accounts for the ward's property
•    Maintenance and termination of guardianship
•    Required forms

•    Rights of the ward

Contact Hours: 4

Contact Us

Kaley Bierman
Continuing Education Coordinator
1519 Clearlake Rd, Building 25
Cocoa, FL 32922
biermank@easternflorida.edu
321-433-7503

View Schedule & Register

Check current options for Guardianship Training courses. Course registration typically opens at least one month before they start. Email the coordinator to be put on a waitlist for notification when classes are scheduled.