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Broward Aluminum Specialty Structure (GITS) License

Aluminum Specialty Structure Category--Class "AL": The scope of work of a Class "AL" specialty building contractor shall include and be limited to the fabrication, assembling, handling, erection, installation, dismantling, adjustment, alteration, repair, servicing, and design work, when not prohibited by law, of vinyl and fiberglass screening material, and aluminum metal, and associated materials, as set forth below. The scope of work shall include and be limited to screened porches, screened enclosures, pool enclosures, preformed panel-post and beam roofs, mobile home panel roof-overs, residential aluminum metal/glass windows within enclosures, vinyl panel windows within enclosures, single-story self-contained aluminum utility storage structures (not to exceed five hundred (500) square feet), aluminum siding, soffit, fascia, gutters, and awnings. The scope of work shall include masonry concrete work and be limited to foundations, slabs, and block kneewalls not to exceed four (4) feet, incidental to the aluminum and allied materials construction work. This category includes but is not limited to metal, canvas, and other storm shutters. The Class "AL" specialty building contractor shall not perform any work that alters the structural integrity of the existing building, including, but not limited to, roof trusses, lintels, load-bearing walls, windows, doors, and foundations. He or she In order to be eligible to be certified as a Class "AL" specialty building contractor by the board, the applicant shall have at least three (3) years of practical experience in the category.

Aluminum Specialty Structure Exams

Aluminum Specialty Structure Exam

  • Exam BAE1B
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 2h
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice.
  • Number of questions: 25
  • Subjects Involved:
  • Concrete
  • Carpentry/Framing
  • Gutters
  • Siding
  • Windows/Doors
  • Estimating
  • Safety
  • Earthwork/Securing

Business Procedures Exam

  • Exam AAE2B
  • Testing Method: Open Book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 2h
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice.
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
  • Insurance Laws
  • Tax Laws
  • Safety
  • Management
  • Lien Laws
  • Employment Laws
  • General Accounting
  • Chapter 9

Courses For Aluminum Specialty Structure

  • Broward County (Florida) Aluminum Specialty Structure Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrollment 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).
    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Broward County (Florida) Business Procedures (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrollment 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).
    $240.00
    $240.00

Booksets for Trade and Business Exams

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

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

Sales price: $658.87

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

Sales price: $748.87

Aluminum 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
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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
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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 Procedures 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
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  • Broward County Code, Chapter 9 - Contractors

    Broward County Code, Chapter 9 - Contractors

    The purpose of this reference (Broward Ch 9) is to provide a uniform central system for the examination, certification, and regulation of all individuals or business organizations who are engaged in, or who intend or desire to engage in, the trades and occupations of: (1)Plumbing and specialty plumbing contractors; (2)Electrical and specialty electrical contractors; (3)General and specialty building contractors; (4)Mechanical and specialty mechanical contractors; (5)Liquefied petroleum gas contractors; and (6)Engineering and specialty engineering contractors. This reference must be used by all contractors trying to get a Broward County Contractor license during their contractor exams. It is highly recommended that contractors carefully study this particular reference during their exam prep process. Number of Pages: 128 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" x 1/4" Weight: 0.8 Lbs
    $22.88
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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
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