Contractor License for Building Contractor in Duval County (GITS©)

“Building Contractor” means a contractor whose services are limited to construction of commercial and single- dwelling or multiple-dwelling residential buildings, which commercial or residential buildings do not exceed three stories in height, and accessory use structures in connection therewith or a contractor whose service are limited to remodeling, repair, or improvement of any size building if the services do not affect the structural members of the building. As regulated under Florida Statute, a person who has passed a competency examination as a Building Contractor may perform these or related tasks or may supervise persons in his employ in the execution of these tasks.

Building Contractor Courses

Building Contractor Exams

Building Trade Exam

  • Exam: GBE1A
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Estimating and Plan Reading
    • Concrete
    • Concrete Reinforcement
    • Roofing
    • Structural Steel
    • Masonry
    • Carpentry
    • Foundations
    • Site work
    • Drywall
    • Concrete Formwork
    • Acoustical Ceilings
    • Metal Lightweight Framing
    • Associated Trades

Business Procedures Exam

  • Exam: AAE2A
  • 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:
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety
    • Management
    • Lien Laws
    • Employment Laws
    • General Accounting

Building Contractor Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Building 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.

  • DUVAL COUNTY-COJ (FLORIDA) BUILDING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,342.40
  • DUVAL COUNTY-COJ (FLORIDA) BUILDING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,442.40

Building Trade Books

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

Business Procedures Books

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