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Home Inspector License (GITS©) For Charlotte County

Home inspectors are those who are qualified to inspect one-family, two-family and three-family residences not exceeding two (2) habitable stories in height. Any person performing home inspections must hold his/her own certificate of competency. The home inspector, the company which is qualified by the home inspector, and the company which employs the home inspector, are prohibited from performing, or contracting to perform, any work requiring a contractor's license on a residence for one (1) year following an inspection of that residence pursuant to this authority.

Home Inspector Courses

  • Charlotte County (Florida) Home Inspector 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 license 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

Exams For Home Inspector License

Home Inspector Exam

  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Time Allowed (hours): 3
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Building Structural Components 15
    • HVAC System(s) 10
    • Electrical System(s) 10
    • Plumbing System(s) 10
    • Fire/Smoke Detection Alarm(s) 2
    • Burglar Alarm(s) 2
    • Carbon Monoxide Alarm(s) 1
    • Swimming Pool Filtration and Pump System(s) 2
    • Swimming Pool Protection 1
    • Spa Filtration and Pump 2
    • Solar Pool Water Heater 1
    • Solar Domestic Water Heater 1
    • Sidewalks and Driveway Safety 3

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

List of Books For Home Inspector (GITS©)

The book set includes all required references for both the Home Inspector 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) HOME INSPECTOR (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $646.92

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

Sales price: $716.92

Home Inspector Books

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

  • 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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  • 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 - 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 - 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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  • NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

    The 2014 National Electrical Code is used as a reference in electrical contractor exams.
    $99.36
    $99.36
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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.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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