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Florida Contractor Licenses

Select a license to view its requirements, definition, exams, books, and classes. If your license is not listed as a state license, please select your county.

The State of Florida is now accepting licenses from other states through Endorsements. For more information, please visit Endorsements in the State of Florida.

The State of Florida has Electrical Endorsement Agreements with California, Colorado, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas.

FL State Licenses

General Contractor

Unlimited height and scope of work, can sub-out all mechanical and electrical trades

Business Exam

This exam is needed by all state construction contractors in FL

Building

Up to three stories (new construction), unlimited remodeling

Class A Air Conditioning

Unlimited HVAC work

Class B Air Conditioning

Limited to 25 tons of cooling and 500,000 BTUs of heating

Demolition

Execution of contracts requiring the experience, financial means, knowledge, and skill to demolish.

Gas Line

Natural Gas installations and repairs

Glass and Glazing

Windows, glass, prefabricated curtain walls and storefront panels

Gypsum Drywall

Drywall, incidental framing, base/finish coats

Industrial Facilities

Construction, repair, demolition, modification, and alteration of uninhabitable industrial structures.

Irrigation

Sprinklers, controllers, sensors, pumps

Marine

Docks, piers, boathouses, ramps, seawalls, boatlifts

Mechanical

HVAC plus pressure, pneumatic, LP, chemical, vacuum line piping

Plumbing

Water supply, drainage, septic tanks, medical gas

Pollutant Storage

Polluntant storage tanks

Pool and Spa Commercial

Build and service any pool

Pool and Spa Decking

Installation of concrete flatwork, pavers, and bricks, retaining walls, and footings

Pool and Spa Excavation

Excavation and earthmoving required for the installation of pools, spas, and hot tub shells

Pool and Spa Finishes

Coating or plastering of the interior surfaces of pools, spas, or hot tub shells.

Pool and Spa Layout Specialty

Limited to the layout, shaping, steel installation, and rough piping of pools, spas, and hot tub shells.

Pool and Spa Piping

Installation of piping or the installation of circulating, filtering, disinfecting, controlling, or monitoring equipment

Pool and Spa Residential

Build residential pools, service any pool

Pool and Spa Service

Service any pool, no new pool construction

Pool and Spa Structural

Limited to the shaping and shooting of gunite, shotcrete, concrete, or similar product mix

Pool and Spa Trim

Installation of tile and coping for pools, spas, and hot tub shells

Residential

Build and remodel houses, no commercial construction

Roofing

Install and maintain all types of roofs

Sheet Metal

Sheet metal and fiberglass for air-handling equipment ductwork

Solar

Solar water heating, pool heating, photovoltaic

Specialty Structure

Pool cages, sheds, soffit, fascia, gutters

Tower Specialty

Alteration of uninhabitable towers for purposes of communications, energy, water, or utilities; including construction of accessory use structures not exceeding three stories in height which house related equipment.

Underground Utilities

Utility lines, site development

Electrical

Alarm Systems I

Fire and burglar alarms

Alarm Systems II

Burglar alarms (does not include Fire Alarm)

Lighting Maintenance

Maintenance and repair, no new installs

Limited Energy (Low Voltage)

Telecommunication, automated access control, CCTV, structured cabling, data networks

Residential (Electrical)

Limited to 2 stories, single phase, 400-ampere single service

Sign (Electrical)

Any electrical sign, limited to a max of 25Kw at 250V if self-standing

Two Way Radio Communications System

The installation of electrical wiring, or any part there of not to exceed 98 volts (RMS), for two-way radio communications enhancement systems in all structures.

Unlimited (Electrical)

Master electrician (includes the scope of ALL electrical categories)

Utility Line (Electrical)

Electrical transmission lines

Fire Protection

Fire Protection I

All types of fire protection

Fire Protection II

Water spray and foam-water

Fire Protection III

CO2, foam, dry chemical

Fire Protection IV

Detached single-family dwelling

Fire Protection V

Underground piping from point-of-service to no more than 1 foot above finished floor

Contractor Campus is a Florida Construction and Electrical School which specializes in Contractor Licensing. Since most contractor licenses in Florida require contractors to pass one or more exams, Contractor Campus offers Exam Prep classes designed to help contractors pass their tests the first time. With classes in Orlando, Fort Myers, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Jacksonville, as well as online, Contractor Campus offers more classroom time than any other Construction School and Bookstore in Florida.

The next page contains the schedule of upcoming in-person classes in Florida.