Theft and Consumer Awareness

This course is designed for those who have been assigned to attend a course for some form of theft related offense, such as shoplifting.

Theft/ Consumer Awareness program is designed for a variety of minor theft offenses (i.e. shoplifting, bad checks, theft of services, theft of property). Individuals are referred by courts, probation officers or diversion program officials to NTSI Theft/ Consumer Awareness Workshops. The course is designed to accommodate various types of theft offenses.

Available in Classroom
To pre-register for an onsite class, please call (352) 493-2211

Please have these items handy when you call:

  • Driver’s License Number (DL)
  • DL expiration date
  • Last 4 of SSN
  • Citation county, citation number, date
  • Case number
  • What class you would like to register for


Reduce the likelihood of future theft/ shoplifting/ bad-check incidents through participant’s acceptance of personal responsibility and development of  a plan to reduce future theft behavior.


  • Examination of how Values and Attitudes impact Behavior
  • Acceptance of responsibility for actions that led to the participant’s arrest or incident that led to their attendance in the class
  • Understand the consequences of future illegal behavior
  • Assist participants to identify the importance of making better future decisions
  • Development of personal commitment a plan to avoid future theft-related problems and/or arrest.
Theft and Consumer Awareness