Saturday, July 20, 2019

Contractor Campus

Books & Classes for your Contractor's License

  General contractor means a contractor whose services are unlimited in the construction, repair, alteration, remodeling, addition to, subtraction from, improvement and demolition of any building or structure regardless of the height, area and complexity of that building, structure or related real property improvement.  

Exams

 

General Contractor Exam

 
   

Exam

GAE1Du

 
Testing Company:   GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)  
Hours Allotted:   3h  
Types of Questions:   Multiple Choice.  
Number of questions:   80  
Subjects Involved:  

- Safety
- Estimating and Plan Reading
- Sitework
- Concrete
- Concrete Formwork
- Concrete Reinforcement
- Masonry
- Structural Steel
- Carpentry
- Roofing
- Associated Trades

 
 

Business and Law Exams

 
   

Exam

AAE2A

 
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

 

Courses

 

Duval County (Florida) General Contractor (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.

$425.00
$425.00

Duval County(Florida) Business and Finance (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

Books Set

 

General Contractor 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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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.
$35.87
$35.87
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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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Carpentry & Building Construction

Carpentry & Building Construction

Carpentry and Building Construction is a heavily used textbook for a significant number of county contractor exams in Florida.
$27.26
$27.26
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Placing Reinforcing Bars

Placing Reinforcing Bars

Placing Reinforcing Bars covers all aspects of concrete reinforcement.
$73.14
$73.14
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Roofing Construction and Estimating

Roofing Construction and Estimating

Includes everything there is to know on how to estimate, build, and repair most types of roof coverings such as asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles, shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric. Number of Pages: 444 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 3/8 x 1" Weight: 2.8 Lbs Autor: Daniel Atcheson Publisher: Craftsman Book Co ISBN-10: 1572180072 ISBN-13: 978-1572180079
$28.19
$28.19
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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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Ortho's All About Masonry Basics

Ortho's All About Masonry Basics

Ortho's All About Masonry Basics is used extensively on most masonry contractor exams in Florida, as well as in tests for related trades.
$7.20
$7.20
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Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

Code of Standard Practice for Steel Building and Bridge covers all aspects of steel construction and is very important standard for both builders and designers.
$19.88
$19.88
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Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

This book covers all aspects of the handling and installation of metal plate connected wood trusses. It is a great reference for carpenters and builders.
$16.84
$16.84
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Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

Architectural Sheet Metal Manual

Architectural Sheet Metal Manual is the go-to reference for contractors in the mechanical and sheet metal trades.
$249.60
$249.60
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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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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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