Duval County Building Contractors License (GITS©)

Building contractor means a contractor whose services are limited to construction, remodeling, demolition, repair, or improvements of commercial buildings and single or multiple dwelling residential buildings, neither to exceed three stories or 36 feet in height, and accessory use structures in connection therewith, or those contractors whose services are limited to remodeling, repair or improvements of any size building if the services do not affect the structural members of the building.

Building Contractor Courses

Building Contractor Exams

Building Trade Exam

  • Exam: GBE1A
  • Testing method: Open book
  • Testing company: GITS© (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Allotted hours: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Safety-8
    • Estimating and Plan Reading-16
    • Concrete-7
    • Concrete Reinforcement-4
    • Roofing-5
    • Structural Steel-3
    • Masonry-6
    • Carpentry-7
    • Foundations-3
    • Site work-3
    • Drywall-3
    • Concrete Formwork-7
    • Acoustical Ceilings-3
    • Metal Lightweight Framing-2
    • Associated Trades-3

Business and Law Exams

  • Exam: GBE1A
  • Testing method: Open book
  • Testing company: GITS© (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Allotted hours: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Insurance Laws-10
    • Tax Laws-10
    • Safety-6
    • Management-4
    • Lien Laws-8
    • Employment Laws-4
    • General Accounting-8

List of Books for the Building Contractor Trade Exams

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

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

    Sales price: $1,400.27
  • DUVAL COUNTY (FLORIDA) BUILDING (GITS©) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,500.27

Duval County Building Contractor GITS© Books

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

Duval County GITS© Business Procedures Books

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