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

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 ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $692.79

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

Sales price: $772.79

Building Code Official Books

 

 

 

 

 

Business Procedures Books

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