Excavation License through Duval County (GITS©)

Excavation contractor means the scope of certification includes the excavation or removal of material such as rock, gravel and sand to construct or excavate canals, lakes, levees, and includes the clearing of land of surface debris; and vegetation, the grubbing of roots, the removal of debris; and the leveling and grading of the surface lands incidental thereto. As regulated under Florida Statute, a person who has passed a competency examination as an Excavation Contractor may perform these or related tasks or may supervise persons in his employ in the execution of these tasks.

Excavation Courses

Excavation Exams

Excavation Trade Exam

  • Exam: SME1A
  • 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:
    • Safety OSHA
    • Excavation - Soils
    • Excavation and Grading

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:
    • Insurance Laws
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety
    • Management
    • Lien Laws
    • Employment Laws
    • General Accounting

Excavation Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Excavation 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) EXCAVATION (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $144.76
  • DUVAL COUNTY-COJ (FLORIDA) EXCAVATION (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $174.76

Excavation 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.