Florida Two Way Radio Communications Systems Contractor License

The scope of certification for this license the installation, repair, alteration, addition to, testing, replacement and design of electrical wiring, fixtures, antennae, amplifiers, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit, or any part thereof not to exceed 98 volts (RMS), for two-way radio communications enhancement systems in all structures. The scope of this license does not include the connection of a system to a fire alarm panel. The scope of work of this license may also be performed by the following license categories: Certified Unlimited Electrical Contractor, Certified Alarm System Contractor I; and Registered Alarm System Contractor I.

Licensing Requirements:

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Testing: Candidates must obtain a passing score on the Residential and Business tests before applying for licensure.
  • Application Fee: If applying for active status, the applicant must submit a check for $300 USD payable to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. If the applicant wishes to be inactive instead, the check must be in the amount of $55 USD only.
  • Net Worth: The minimum business net worth requirement is $5,000 USD
  • Credit Reports: Applicant must submit a report from a nationally recognized credit reporting agency, which includes a public records statement that records have been checked at local, state, and federal levels. Those applicants wishing to qualify a business must also submit a business report.
  • Insurance: The minimum liability insurance requirements are $100,000/per person for public liability and $300,000/per occurrence; and $500,000 for property damage, or a minimum combined single limit policy of $800,000. The applicant must also attest to obtain worker’s comp coverage or an exemption within 30 days after the license is issued.
  • Experience: A person will qualify for a certified Residential license by meeting one of the following requirements:
    1. Must have three (3) years of management experience in the trade of specialty contracting within the last six (6) years immediately preceding the filing of the application; or
    2. Must have four (4) years of experience as a foreman, supervisor or contractor in the trade within the last eight (8) years immediately preceding the filing of the application; or
    3. Must have six (6) years of comprehensive training, technical education or supervisory experience associated with an electrical or alarm contracting business within the last 12 years immediately preceding the filing of the application; or must have at least six (6) years technical experience in related work with the Armed Forces or a governmental entity within the last 12 years immediately preceding the filing of the application; or have a combination of these qualifications totaling six (6) years of experience; or
    4. Must be licensed as an electrical professional engineer for three (3) years within the last 12 years. Provide a copy of current electrical professional engineer license and transcripts showing electrical engineering work; or
    5. Must have a combination of experience listed in 1-3 above totaling 6 years within the last 12 years. Applicants are required to submit copies of W2’s to verify employment with the qualified business. Submitting Application Form: Applicant must submit a complete application form along with supporting documentation and applicable fees to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation at 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, 32399-0783

Two Way Radio Communications Systems Exams (Trade and Business)

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Two Way Radio Communications Systems Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-Based (at the testing center). Open Book.
  • Testing Company: Pearson Vue
  • Hours Allotted: 5
  • Passing score: 75%
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice only
  • Total Number of questions: 100
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Perform an Assessment of Coverage Needs
    • Determine Design Needs
    • Ensure Proper System Installation
    • General Theory and Electrical Principles
    • Plan and Specification Reading and Interpretation
    • Wiring and Protection
    • Wiring Methods and Materials
    • Special Occupancies and Situations
    • OSHA Safety, Procedures for Testing and Use of Tools and Equipment
    • Life Safety and Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Alarms/Low Voltage

Florida Business and Law (Electrical) Exam

    • Testing Method: Computer-Based (at the testing center). Open Book.
    • Testing Company: Pearson Vue
    • Hours Allotted: 2 h 30 min
    • Passing score: 75%
    • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice only.
    • Total Number of questions: 50
    • Subjects Involved:
      • Maintaining Cash Flow
      • Estimating and Bidding a Job
      • Interpretation of Contracts and Agreements
      • Purchasing Control
      • Contract Scheduling
      • Obtaining Insurance and Bonding
      • Complying with Contracting Laws and Rules
      • Personnel Management
      • Complying with Payroll and Sales Tax Laws
      • Interpretation of Financial Statements and Reports
      • Management Accounting

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