Residential Pool/Spa License(GITS) | Broward County

Residential Pool/Spa Contractor--Class "RP": The scope of work of a Class "RP" specialty building contractor includes, but is not limited to, the construction, repair, water treatment, and servicing of any residential swimming pool, hot tub, or spa, regardless of use. The scope of work includes the installation, repair, or replacement of existing equipment, any cleaning or equipment sanitizing which requires at least a partial disassembling, and the installation of new pool/spa equipment, interior finishes, installation of all perimeter and filter piping, installation of housing for pool equipment, and installation of package pool heaters. However, the scope of such work does not include direct connections to a sanitary sewer system or to potable water lines. In order to be eligible to be certified as a Class "RP" residential pool/spa contractor, the applicant shall have at least four (4) years of practical experience in the category and shall have obtained a certificate from the National Spa and Pool Institute as a Certified Pool Operator.

Residential Pool/Spa Exams

Residential Pool/Spa Class "RP" Exam

  • Exam SBE1B
  • 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:
  • Safety
  • Sitework
  • Code Requirements
  • Barriers
  • Concrete Placing and Finishing
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel
  • Electrical
  • Pool Care and Operation
  • Estimating
  • Shotcrete
  • Finishes
  • Equipment and Piping

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

Residential Pool/Spa Courses

Books Set For Residential Pool/Spa

The books set includes all required references for both the Residential Pool/Spa Class "RP" 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) RESIDENTIAL POOL/SPA CLASS "RP" (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $612.62

BROWARD COUNTY (FLORIDA) RESIDENTIAL POOL/SPA CLASS "RP" (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $702.62

Residential Pool/Spa Class "RP" Books

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

Business Procedures Books

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