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Aluminum Contractor (GITS©) | Charlotte County

Aluminum contractors can work with aluminum and vinyl products and whose services are limited to the erection, repair, and alteration of aluminum carports, screened areas, sliding glass doors, retractable screens, storm shutters, porches on existing foundations, roofovers of mobile homes, soffit and fascia, and gutters and downspouts; the installation of vinyl and aluminum siding on residential and commercial projects; and the replacement of glass or vinyl windows in existing openings of porch enclosures on existing slabs but not in the primary structure or other habitable spaces. An aluminum contractor may perform limited carpentry necessary and incidental to such work but may not perform any work which affects the structural integrity of the building or structure. Aluminum contractors may not perform concrete or masonry work.

Aluminum Contractor Courses

  • Charlotte County (Florida) Aluminum Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon registration students obtain class material and a detailed introduction to the study program (same day you register!). Once the introduction has been completed, students receive access to class lectures which can be watched at any time; these lectures teach students how to solve typical exam questions. The student is also instructed on how to perform a series of exercises to develop an understanding of the distribution of information within the reference books. Tabbing of the books is conducted to help students find information faster within the books. Students are provided with hundreds of practice questions very similar to the ones found on the actual exams. As the students go through the program they have immediate access to professors who can assist them with any questions they might have; these professors are standing by morning, afternoon, and evening to answer any academic questions the students might have.

    The courses are carefully structured so that each student can go through the material at his/her own pace, based on his/her unique schedule limitations, and study skills. Students remain in the program for as long as they need to, until all the exams required for licensure have been passed. The students also have access to in-person classroom-style refresher courses which are held all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the state at no extra charge to the student and without limitations. These refresher classes are not mandatory and the training can be completed successfully without attending them.

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming refresher classes offered for this trade.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Charlotte County (Florida) Business Procedures (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrolment 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).

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming Refresher Seminars offered for this trade.

    $240.00
    $240.00

Aluminum Contractor Exams

Aluminum Exam

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Concrete 5
    • Carpentry/Framing 10
    • Gutters 7
    • Siding 8
    • Windows/Doors 5
    • Estimating 5
    • Safety 5
    • Earthwork/Securing 5

Business Exam

This exams tests candidate's knowledge of payroll taxes, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, lien laws and other laws or subjects that will affect their daily operations as contractors. All contractors need to take and pass this exam.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Insurance Laws 10
    • Tax Laws 10
    • Safety 6
    • Management 4
    • Lien Laws 8
    • Employment Laws 4
    • General Accounting 8

Full Bookset For Aluminum Contractor

The book set includes all required references for both the Aluminum 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.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY (FLORIDA) ALUMINUM (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $656.89

CHARLOTTE COUNTY (FLORIDA) ALUMINUM (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $736.89

Aluminum Contractor Books

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

  • 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
    $67.51
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  • Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    This book is widely used by contractors trying to pass their county examinations for their license. This finish carpentry book is also used as a reference by contractors on the field.
    $9.42
    $9.42
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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.
    $249.26
    $249.26
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  • All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    Ortho's All About Roofing and Siding Basics is a practical book which uses graphics to show the user how to properly select and install roofing and siding material. The book has become an important reference for contractors in those trades.
    $7.13
    $7.13
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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.
    $35.87
    $35.87
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  • Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    The Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas has a student version which is used for contractor testing in FL.
    $188.40
    $188.40
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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.
    $29.87
    $29.87
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Business 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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  • 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.
    $29.87
    $29.87
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