Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Broward County Roof Decks License(GITS)

Roof Decks Category--Class "RD": The scope of work of a Class "RD" specialty building contractor shall include and be limited to the construction, fabrication, and installation of roof decks, which include and are limited to gypsum concrete decks, insulating concrete decks and fills, and structural cement-fiber roof decks.

(1) A gypsum concrete deck is a deck consisting of a steel reinforced mixture of gypsum, wood chips, shavings, or mineral aggregate and water poured on permanent forms that may or may not be supported by sub-purlins. Gypsum concrete weighs approximately thirty-five (35) to fifty-five (55) pounds per cubic foot (concrete--one hundred fifty (150) pounds per cubic foot), depending on the type of aggregate used. The steel sub-purlins (when used) are welded to the main framing and serve to support the formboards and anchor the deck to the main frame. The formboards are nonstructural and remain in place to provide a finished underside of the roof deck. Various types of formboards are available to provide light reflectance, fire resistance, insulation, or acoustical control. The reinforcing fabric used may be a galvanized wovenwire fabric.

(2) An insulating concrete deck and fill is a deck produced by mixing lightweight aggregates such as perlite or vermiculite with portland cement and water and placing, screening, and troweling as is done with conventional concrete decks. Lightweight decks may also be produced by "foaming" concrete with chemical agents. The cured deck may weigh between twenty (20) and forty (40) pounds per cubic foot, as compared to one hundred fifty (150) pounds per cubic foot for conventional concrete. The insulating properties and strength of the deck are controlled by the density and thickness of the lightweight concrete.

(3) A structural cement-fiber roof deck is a deck composed of treated wood fibers bonded together with portland cement or cementitious binders and compressed or molded into flat slabs. The slabs possess structural, insulating, and acoustical properties and are rated by Underwriters' Laboratories as "noncombustible." They are furnished as tongue-and-groove planks for application directly to steel bar joists or rabbeted for use on bulb-tee sub-purlins.

In order to be eligible to be certified as a Class "RD" specialty building contractor by the board, the applicant shall have at least two (2) years of practical experience in the category.

Roof Decks Exams (Trade and Business)

Roof Decks Contractor--Class "RD" Exam

  • Exam BUE1B
  • 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:
  • Concrete Insulation
  • Metal Roof Deck
  • Welding
  • Gypsum Concrete
  • Concrete Formwork
  • Safety
  • Estimating and Plan Reading

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 Roof Decks

  • Broward County (Florida) Roof Decks 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

Full Bookst For Roof Decks License

The books set includes all required references for both the Roof Decks Contractor--Class "RD" 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) ROOF DECKS (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $1,219.44

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

Sales price: $1,319.44

Roof Decks Contractor--Class "RD" Books

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

  • ASTM C754 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products

    ASTM C754 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products

    This specification covers the minimum requirements for the installation of interior nonstructural steel framing and furring members designed to receive screw-attached gypsum panel products.
    $68.82
    $68.82
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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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  • Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

    Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

    Architectural Sheet Metal Manual is the go-to reference for contractors in the mechanical and sheet metal trades.
    $249.60
    $249.60
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  • 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
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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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  • 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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  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9

    Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9

    As published by the Steel Joist institute, this updated Technical Digest contains a thorough coverage of the proper handling and erection procedures to be employed in the field to make certain that SJI joist products are not damaged, that they perform as specified, and above all, to ensure the safety of the erectors. The digest includes descriptions of the standard products: K-Series joists, LH/DLH-Series joists, Joist Girders and now CJ-Series joists, how joist products are prepared, tagged, loaded and shipped from the joist manufacturer’s plant, how they are to be unloaded and stored at the job site, how the joist products are to be erected including bridging, and field inspection. Other topics covered in the digest are panelized erection and common field issues.
    $56.40
    $56.40
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  • Modern Welding

    Modern Welding

    Modern Welding is the first book one should see on a welder’s shelf.
    $35.53
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  • Residential Steel Framing Construction Guide

    Residential Steel Framing Construction Guide

    This book is in good condition but is used. The price listed is used-book pricing.Residential Steel Framing Construction Guide is a helpful reference for framing contractors interested in improving their knowledge in this area
    $132.91
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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
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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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  • 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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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.
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