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Citrus County Aluminum Contractor License (GITS©)

The scope of work for an Aluminum Contractor shall include and be limited to screened porches, screened enclosures, pool enclosures, pre-formed panel-post and beam roofs, mobile home panel roof-overs, residential glass and window door enclosures, vinyl panel window enclosures and single story self-contained aluminum utility storage structures not exceeding seven hundred twenty (720) square feet. The scope of the work shall include wood work incidental to the aluminum and allied materials construction work. It shall be limited to the construction of wood framing for walls of uninhabitable utility storage structures, raised wood decks for enclosures, and the repair and/or replacement of wood incidental to the installation of glass windows and doors, installation of siding, soffit, fascia, gutters, and preformed panel-post and beam roofs. The scope of such work shall include masonry concrete work and be limited to foundations, slabs and block knee walls incidental to the aluminum and allied materials construction work. The aluminum contractor, whose services are limited, shall not perform any work that alters the structural integrity of the building including but not limited to roof trusses, lintels, load bearing walls and foundations. The aluminum contractor shall subcontract, with a licensed qualified contractor in the field concerned, all work incidental to that which is defined herein but which is the work of a trade other than that of an aluminum contractor. The scope of certification for an Aluminum Contractor includes and is limited to the execution of contracts requiring the experience, financial means, knowledge and skill necessary for the fabrication, assembling, handling, erection, installation, dismantling, adjustment, alteration, repair, servicing and design work when not prohibited by law, in accordance with accepted engineering data and/or according to manufacturers specifications in the aluminum metal, vinyl and fiberglass screening and allied construction materials. As regulated under Florida Statute, a person who has passed a competency examination as an Aluminum Contractor may perform these or related tasks or may supervise persons in his employ in the execution of these tasks.

Aluminum Contractor Courses

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

    Course Description: This course can be taken through morning, afternoon, and evening classes, every week. You will be able to choose from all available times and dates at the time of your registration (first come, first served).  Once you register for the course, you will be contacted to set up your training sessions according to your schedule. The subjects covered in this training will reflect material specific to this exam (no generic material). You can access the live classes from any computer and talk to your professor (one-on-one) in real time. You will also receive access to practice questions and training material to complete before taking the exam, after the live training sessions. An email with all instructions will be sent to the student’s email address, immediately after registration. Please continue scrolling down this page for a detailed list of books and subjects involved in this exam. 

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

    Course Description: This course can be taken through morning, afternoon, and evening classes, every week. You will be able to choose from all available times and dates at the time of your registration (first come, first served).  Once you register for the course, you will be contacted to set up your training sessions according to your schedule. The subjects covered in this training will reflect material specific to this exam (no generic material). You can access the live classes from any computer and talk to your professor (one-on-one) in real time. You will also receive access to practice questions and training material to complete before taking the exam, after the live training sessions. An email with all instructions will be sent to the student’s email address, immediately after registration. Please continue scrolling down this page for a detailed list of books and subjects involved in this exam. 

    $240.00
    $240.00

Exams for the Aluminum Contractor License

Aluminum Exam

  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Concrete
    • Carpentry/Framing
    • Gutters
    • Siding
    • Windows/Doors
    • Estimating
    • Safety
    • Earthwork/Securing

Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Open Book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Insurance Laws
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety
    • Management
    • Lien Laws
    • Employment Laws
    • General Accounting

Aluminum Contracor License Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Aluminum and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

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

Sales price: $632.72

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

Sales price: $712.72

Aluminum 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.
          $8.78
          $8.78
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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
          $221.52
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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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        • 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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        • 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.
          $33.91
          $33.91
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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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Business and Law 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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