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Specialty Structure Contractor (GITS) License | Brevard County

Specialty Structure Contractor means any person or firm qualified and certified by the board to perform any work involving the erection, assembling, handling, installing, dismantling, adjustment, alteration, repair, servicing and design work when not prohibited by law in accordance with accepted engineering data and/or according to manufacturer's specifications in the aluminum metal, vinyl and fiberglass screening, and allied materials associated with the construction trade. The scope of such work shall include and be limited to aluminum railings, awnings, screen enclosures, prefabricated cabanas, carports, pool enclosures, preformed panel-post and beam roofs, mobile home panel roof-overs, residential glass window and door enclosures, vinyl panel window enclosures, single story self-contained aluminum utility storage structures (not to exceed 720 square feet). The scope of such work shall include wood work incidental to the aluminum and allied materials construction work. It shall be limited to the construction of wood framing for the walls of uninhabitable utility storage structures, raised wood decks for enclosures, and the repair and/or replacement of wood incidental to the installation of glass windows and doors, and installation of preformed panel-post and beam roofs. The scope of such work shall comply with all plans, specifications, codes, laws and applicable regulations. The scope of the work shall include masonry concrete work and be limited to foundations, slabs and block kneewalls incidental to the aluminum and allied materials associated with the construction trade. The aluminum specialty contractor, whose services are limited, shall not perform any work that alters the structural integrity of the building including, but not limited to, roof trusses, load bearing walls and foundations, provided however, that such classifications shall not encompass the construction or erection of any building or structure covered by the Metal Builder's Manufacturers Association Code.

Specialty Structure Classes

  • Brevard County (Florida) Specialty Structure Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrolment the student receives an email containing his/her ID and Password combination to access the eCampus. The student can access the eCampus 24/7 for as long as it is necessary until he/she passes all licensing exams. The eCampus contains VIDEOS, PRACTICE QUESTIONS (similar to those seen on the actual exams), typical MATH PROBLEMS with step-by-step solutions, and detailed instructions on how to FIND ANSWERS within the books. The student also has access to optional in-person classroom-style refresher seminars. The training can be completed fully online, but if the student prefers, he/she can go to any number of REFRESHER SEMINARS (no extra charges or limitations).

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming Refresher Seminars offered for this trade.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Brevard County (Florida) Business Procedures (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrolment the student receives an email containing his/her ID and Password combination to access the eCampus. The student can access the eCampus 24/7 for as long as it is necessary until he/she passes all licensing exams. The eCampus contains VIDEOS, PRACTICE QUESTIONS (similar to those seen on the actual exams), typical MATH PROBLEMS with step-by-step solutions, and detailed instructions on how to FIND ANSWERS within the books. The student also has access to optional in-person classroom-style refresher seminars. The training can be completed fully online, but if the student prefers, he/she can go to any number of REFRESHER SEMINARS (no extra charges or limitations).

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming Refresher Seminars offered for this trade.

    $240.00
    $240.00

Specialty Structure Exams (Trade and Business)

Specialty Structure Exam

  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Concrete
    • Carpentry/Framing
    • Gutters
    • Siding
    • Windows/Doors
    • Estimating
    • Safety
    • Earthwork/Securing

Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Open Book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Insurance Laws
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety
    • Management
    • Lien Laws
    • Employment Laws
    • General Accounting

Full Bookset For Specialty Structure

The books set includes all required references for both the Specialty Structure and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

BREVARD COUNTY (FLORIDA) SPECIALTY STRUCTURE (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $635.99

BREVARD COUNTY (FLORIDA) SPECIALTY STRUCTURE (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $715.99

Specialty Structure Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.
    $67.51
    $67.51
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  • Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    This book is widely used by contractors trying to pass their county examinations for their license. This finish carpentry book is also used as a reference by contractors on the field.
    $10.09
    $10.09
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  • Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete is published by ACI (American Concrete Institute) and is used for contractor testing by several counties in Florida.
    $221.52
    $221.52
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  • All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    Ortho's All About Roofing and Siding Basics is a practical book which uses graphics to show the user how to properly select and install roofing and siding material. The book has become an important reference for contractors in those trades.
    $7.13
    $7.13
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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  • Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook is an important reference for excavation contractors, specially those testing in Florida for a county license in said trade.
    $35.87
    $35.87
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  • Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    The Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas has a student version which is used for contractor testing in FL.
    $188.40
    $188.40
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Business and Law Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

  • Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    This book includes many of the aspects of operating a business related to the construction industry and shows everything there is to know about the proper way to file taxes; what insurance to carry; how to manage daily accounts, and how, when, and why to file a paperwork for a lien.
    $69.43
    $69.43
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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