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Class A General Building License(GITS) | Broward

Class "A": The scope of work of a Class "A" general building contractor is unlimited as to the type of construction work that may be performed and shall include the construction, repair, alteration, remodeling, addition to, subtraction from, improvement, and demolition of any building or structure, including related improvements to real estate, and excluding electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and liquefied petroleum gas work relating thereto. A Class "A" general building contractor is unlimited as to the height, area, and complexity of a building, structure, or related real property improvements. A Class "A" general building contractor is authorized to perform the work of all the building contractor and specialty building contractor categories and classes. In order to be eligible to be certified as a Class "A" general building contractor by the board, the applicant shall have at least six (6) years of practical building construction trade experience.

Class A General Building Exams

General Building (Class "A") Exam

  • Exam GAE1B
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 3h
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice.
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
  • Safety
  • Estimating and Plan Reading
  • Sitework
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Formwork
  • Concrete Reinforcement
  • Masonry
  • Structural Steel
  • Carpentry
  • Roofing
  • Associated Trades

Business and Finance 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 General Building(Class A)

  • Broward County (Florida) Class

    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

Books Set For Class A General Building

The books set includes all required references for both the Class "A" General Building (General) 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) CLASS "A" GENERAL BUILDING (GENERAL) (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $884.65

BROWARD COUNTY (FLORIDA) CLASS "A" GENERAL BUILDING (GENERAL) (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $984.65

Class "A" General Building (General) Books

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

  • Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code 2017 edition is the primary source for building code compliance in Florida.
    $137.59
    $137.59
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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.
    $33.91
    $33.91
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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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  • Carpentry & Building Construction

    Carpentry & Building Construction

    Carpentry and Building Construction is a heavily used textbook for a significant number of county contractor exams in Florida.
    $27.26
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  • Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars covers all aspects of concrete reinforcement.
    $73.14
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  • Roofing Construction and Estimating

    Roofing Construction and Estimating

    Includes everything there is to know on how to estimate, build, and repair most types of roof coverings such as asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles, shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Number of Pages: 444 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 3/8 x 1" Weight: 2.8 Lbs Autor: Daniel Atcheson Publisher: Craftsman Book Co ISBN-10: 1572180072 ISBN-13: 978-1572180079
    $28.19
    $28.19
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  • Florida Building Code - Residential

    Florida Building Code - Residential

    The 2017 Residential Code is the primary resource for code compliance for single and multi-family dwelling construction in Florida.
    $128.14
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  • Ortho's All About Masonry Basics

    Ortho's All About Masonry Basics

    Ortho's All About Masonry Basics is used extensively on most masonry contractor exams in Florida, as well as in tests for related trades.
    $6.57
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  • 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
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  • Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

    Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

    This book covers all aspects of the handling and installation of metal plate connected wood trusses. It is a great reference for carpenters and builders.
    $16.84
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  • Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

    Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

    Code of Standard Practice for Steel Building and Bridge covers all aspects of steel construction and is very important standard for both builders and designers.
    $19.88
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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
    $18.63
    $18.63
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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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