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Duval County Pool Finishing Subcontractor (GITS©)

The scope of work of a pool finishing subcontractor shall be limited to the coating or plastering of the interior surfaces of a commercial or residential swimming pool, spa or hot tub with materials such as marcite, water type plaster, fiberglass or other similar use products designed to create a permanent surface coating and which is usually applied with a plasterer's trowel or by pneumatic pressure to a surface which offers an existing mechanical key for the support of such coatings or to which such coating will adhere by suction. Such subcontractor may also re-plaster existing swimming pools, spas or hot tubs, perform minor surface coating repairs, and prepare the surface to be coated for such material as listed above.

Classes For Pool Finishing Subcontractor

  • Duval County (Florida) Pool Finishing Subcontractor (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

Pool Finishing Subcontractor Exams

Pool Finishing Exam

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Safety 10
    • Substrate 5
    • Cement Plaster 10
    • Concrete Placing 10
    • Gunite/Shotcrete 10
    • Estimating 5

Business Exam

This exams tests candidate's knowledge of payroll taxes, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, lien laws and other laws or subjects that will affect their daily operations as contractors. All contractors need to take and pass this exam.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Insurance Laws 10
    • Tax Laws 10
    • Safety 6
    • Management 4
    • Lien Laws 8
    • Employment Laws 4
    • General Accounting 8

List of Books For Pool Finishing

The book set includes all required references for both the Pool Finishing 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 (FLORIDA) POOL FINISHING SUB (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $327.00

DUVAL COUNTY (FLORIDA) POOL FINISHING SUB (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $377.00

Pool Finishing Books

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

  • 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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  • Guide to Shotcrete – ACI 506R

    Guide to Shotcrete – ACI 506R

    Guide to Shotcrete provides information on materials and properties of both dry-mix and wet-mix shotcrete, covering most facets of the shotcrete application process.
    $104.94
    $104.94
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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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  • Plastering Skills

    Plastering Skills

    Plastering Skills is the single most important reference for contractors in the trade. This book covers every imaginable aspect of plastering, which is probably the reason why it is so widely used as a reference in contractor exams.
    $49.08
    $49.08
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Business 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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