Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Books & Classes for your Contractor's License

A Home Inspector can perform field inspections in single and two family residences inside Broward County as they relate to the Florida Building Code, all of its related sections, and the National Electrical Code. The inspector may check component systems for operation and visible violation of code, such inspection may include the use of testing equipment that may be readily and easily connected or measured; however the inspector may NOT perform any inspection that requires the removal of equipment or component panels or that require a license as trade contractor such as, but not limited to: HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Pool and Spa trades.

Work that may NOT be done is the attachment of refrigerant pressure gauges, amp probes, voltmeters, watt meters, water pressure gauges, and similar devices. Devices that may be used include thermometers used without physical connection or contact with any equipment or component of a system, receptacle ready plug in devices for voltage, ground fault, and/or arc fault testing. The inspector may not refer work to themselves if they hold a current, valid contractors license in any trade or profession that is regulated by the State of Florida or any Broward County Division of the Central Examining Board.

Exams

Building Code Official Exam

Exam COE1B

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: 60

Subjects Involved:

- Building Structural Components

- HVAC System(s)

- Electrical System(s)

- Plumbing System(s)

- Fire/Smoke Detection Alarm(s)

- Burglar Alarm(s)

- Carbon Monoxide Alarm(s)

- Swimming Pool Filtration and Pump System(s)

- Swimming Pool Protection

- Spa Filtration and Pump

- Solar Pool Water Heater

- Solar Domestic Water Heater

- Sidewalks and Driveway Safety

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

Broward County (Florida) Building Code Official 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

Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Building Code Official 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) BUILDING CODE OFFICIAL (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $673.26

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

Sales price: $753.26

Building Code Official Books

Florida Building Code - Plumbing

Florida Building Code - Plumbing

The 2017 Florida Plumbing Code is published by the ICC and is the primary Plumbing Code compliance reference in the state.
$88.36
$88.36
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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
$137.59
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NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

The 2014 National Electrical Code is used as a reference in electrical contractor exams.
$102.82
$102.82
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Florida Building Code - Mechanical

Florida Building Code - Mechanical

The Florida Mechanical Code is currently on its 2017 edition and is the most widely used reference for Mechanical-installations compliance in the State.
$88.00
$88.00
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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
$128.14
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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
$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
$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
$36.04
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