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Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor License

A Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor is a contractor whose services are limited to the installation, maintenance, repair, alteration, extension, or design and use of materials and items used in the installation, maintenance, extension, and alteration of, pollutant storage tanks.

Licensing Requirements

Below are some of the requirements needed to become a licensed Pollutant Storage Contractor in the State of Florida:

Age

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Examination

Must take and pass the state certification examinations (Pollutant Storage & Business and Finance). Please note that the application process cannot be started until the exams are taken and passing scores are obtained.

Experience / Education

A person will qualify for a Certified Pollutant Storage Contractor’s license by meeting one of the following requirements:

  • Four-year construction-related degree from an accredited college (equivalent to three years’ experience) and one year proven experience applicable to the category for which you are applying.
  • One year experience as a foreman and not less than three years of credits from accredited college-level courses.
  • One year experience as a worker, one-year experience as a foreman, and two years of credits from accredited college-level courses.
  • Two years’ experience as a worker, one year experience as a foreman, and one year of credits from accredited college-level courses.
  • Four years’ experience as a worker or foreman of which at least one year must have been as a foreman.

Military Veterans

A veteran will qualify for a certified license by meeting on of the following:

  • Three years of military service and one year experience as a foreman applicable to the category for which you are applying.
  • Two years of military service, one year experience as a foreman, and one year experience as a worker or foreman applicable to the category for which you are applying.
  • One year of military service, one year experience as a foreman, and two years experience as a worker or foreman applicable to the category for which you are applying.
Pollutant Storage Tank Being Replaced by Licensed Florida Contractor
Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Replacing Old Storage Tank

Applicants for the Certified Pollutant Storage Contractor License must have experience in the areas below:

  • Installation and Extension of Pollutant Storage Systems
  • Alteration/Repair, Maintenance, and Removal of Pollutant Storage Systems.

Financial / Credit

Applicants will need to provide proof of financial stability and responsibility by submitting personal credit reports. Credit reports must include a FICO derived credit score and indicate that local, state and federal records have been searched. Credit report containing a credit score (FICO derived) on applicant from a nationally recognized credit reporting agency, which includes a public records statement that records have been checked at local, state, and federal levels. If credit score is below 660 (FICO derived) applicant must submit a bond or irrevocable letter of credit. Note that Fifty percent (50%) of the bond or letter of credit requirement may be met by completion of a 14-hour financial responsibility course.

Fingerprints

An applicant must have a background check as part of the licensing process.

Insurance

Applicants are required to attest that they have obtained public liability and property damage insurance in the amounts determined by Board rule. Applicants are also required to obtain workers compensation insurance or obtain an exemption from worker’s compensation insurance within 30 days of issuance of their license.To download the different application forms related to the Pollutant Storage Contractor’s License, you may visit the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board’s site.

Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Exams

Florida Pollutant Storage Contractors must pass two exams prior to obtaining their license. Do not sign up to take your exams until you obtain your books and begin studying for them!

Florida Pollutant Storage Exam

Contractor Campus has the books and the classes specific to the Pollutant Storage License in the State of Florida. This is not the General Contractor's License. These exams use very specific textbooks and information related to the Pollutant Storage trade. Contractor Campus has been providing classes and books for Pollutant Storage contractors for over 7 years. This Pollutnat Storage exam is open-book and multiple-choice consisting of 80 questions covering the following subjects: Material Handling; Excavating; Supports and Anchorage; Tank Installation; Piping, Valves and Fittings; Above Tank Covering; Leak Detection; Cathodic Protection Systems; Tank Removal and Abandonment; and Equipment.

Business and Finance Exam

This is a separate test which lasts 6.5 hours, and contains 120 questions. Some of the subjects included in this test are: Establishing the Contracting Business, Managing Administrative Duties, Managing Trade Operations, Conducting Accounting Functions, Managing Human Resources, and complying with Government Regulations.

Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Classes

You can take Pollutant Storage Contractor Classes in Tampa, Fort Myers, Orlando, Miami, or Online. You can sign up for your classes at any time and receive access to lecture videos, practice questions, tabbing and highlighting instructions, as well as to step-by-step explanations on how to solve typical Pollutant Storage Contractor Exam Problems. The Pollutant Storage Contractor Classes prepare you for the trade and business exams. Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Testing Schedule. You must pass all exams before applying for the Pollutant Storage Contractor’s License in Florida. To sign up for the Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor classes, simply click on the "enroll" button below and checkout; this will allow you to receive immediate access to the Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Classes online, and will also enable you to attend in-person Exam Prep classes. All students have access to both online and in-person classes for an unlimited amount of time (until passing all the Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor exams needed to get the Pollutant Storage license!). The in-person classes are not mandatory and can be taken at the student's discretion. For a list of upcoming classes for the Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Exams click on the link within the course description below.

 

  • Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor 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.

    $599.00
    $599.00
  • Florida Business and Finance (Construction) Course

    This is the course which prepares you for the Business and Finance exam. The Business and Finance exam is mandatory for all contractors regardless of specific trade. This course teaches you how to find answers within the books (AIAs, Builder’s Guide to Accounting, Florida Contractor’s Manual, and Ch 455), and how to solve accounting problems. Detailed lecture videos teach how to solve problems step-by-step, and if you need some extra help, you can go to in-person review classes at no extra charge.
    $299.00
    $299.00

 

Florida Pollutant Storage Contractor Books

The set of books includes all required references for both the Pollutant Storage 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.

FLORIDA POLLUTANT STORAGE BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $1,235.91

 

FLORIDA POLLUTANT STORAGE BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $1,335.91

 

List of Books for the Pollutant Storage Contractor Trade Exams

  • Walker's Building Estimator's Reference Book

    Walker's Building Estimator's Reference Book

    The Building Estimator's Reference Book is an important reference used for estimating and as a reference for contractor exams.
    $96.00
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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
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  • NFPA 30 – Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code

    NFPA 30 – Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code

    NFPA 30 – Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code is an important standard for those contractors in the trade of pollutant storage or the transportation of flammable liquids. Number of Pages: 140 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 1/4" Weight: 0.8 Lbs
    $73.99
    $73.99
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  • NFPA 30A - Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities & Repair Garages

    NFPA 30A - Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities & Repair Garages

    NFPA 30A addresses inspection, maintenance, and repair of fuel dispensing equipment.
    $50.47
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  • Code of Federal Regulations (OSHA) 29 part 1900-1910.999 Safety and Health Standards, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

    Code of Federal Regulations (OSHA) 29 part 1900-1910.999 Safety and Health Standards, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

    Code of Federal Regulations (OSHA) 29 part 1900-1910.999 Safety and Health Standards, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
    $132.60
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  • RP100 AST Installation (Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems

    RP100 AST Installation (Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems

    PEI’s Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems provides the most current information on sound engineering and construction practices with regard to the proper installation of underground liquid storage systems. This 42-page manual was prepared as an industry service by the Petroleum Equipment Institute.
    $122.40
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  • Petroleum Storage Systems, Chapter 62-761 & 762

    Petroleum Storage Systems, Chapter 62-761 & 762

    The purpose of this Chapter is to provide standards for the registration, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, repair, closure, and disposal of storage tank systems that store regulated substances, and to minimize the occurrence and environmental risks of releases and discharges.
    $20.83
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  • Damage Prevention Guide / Excavation Guide (Includes FL Statute Ch. 556 Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety Act)

    Damage Prevention Guide / Excavation Guide (Includes FL Statute Ch. 556 Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety Act)

    The Damage Prevention Guide contains FL Statute Chapter 556 Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety Act, which makes it a vital reference for Underground Utility Contractors testing in Florida.
    $12.00
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  • RP200 Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage Systems for Motor Vehicle Fuels

    RP200 Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage Systems for Motor Vehicle Fuels

    RP200 Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage Systems for Motor Vehicle Fuels
    $116.56
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  • RP300 Installation and Testing of Vapor Recovery Systems at Vehicle Fueling Sites

    RP300 Installation and Testing of Vapor Recovery Systems at Vehicle Fueling Sites

    RP300 contains illustrations and various photographs on all phases of proper vapor-recovery equipment installation and testing and a section related to definitions. Number of Pages: 54 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 3/16" Weight: 0.4 Lbs
    $116.56
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  • API Closure of Underground Pollutant Storage Tanks-API RP 1604

    API Closure of Underground Pollutant Storage Tanks-API RP 1604

    API Closure of Underground Pollutant Storage Tanks-API RP 1604.
    $105.00
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List of Books for the Business and Finance Exam

  • Florida Contractor's Manual 2017 Edition

    Florida Contractor's Manual 2017 Edition

    The Florida Contractor's Manual is used as one of the references for the Business and Finance exam.
    $124.80
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  • Florida Statutes Chapter 455

    Florida Statutes Chapter 455

    Chapter 455 of the Florida Statutes (Business and Professional Regulation: General Provisions) contains regulation directly impacting the licensing process of contractors in the State of Florida.
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  • A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction

    A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction

    The A201 is published by the AIA and establishes the general conditions of the contract for construction.
    $67.10
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  • A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor

    A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor

    Please beware of companies selling photocopies of AIA documents. You will not be allowed to use photocopies during testing. If you suspect a company of engaging in this illegal practice, please email [removed]
    $67.10
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  • A701, Instructions for Bidders

    A701, Instructions for Bidders

    Please beware of companies selling photocopies of AIA documents. You will not be allowed to use photocopies during testing. If you suspect a company of engaging in this illegal practice, please email [removed]
    $46.18
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  • Builder's Guide to Accounting

    Builder's Guide to Accounting

    Builder's Guide to Accounting, is used for the Business and Finance contractor exam in Florida.
    $26.53
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