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Contractor Campus GUARANTEES your success! No-Pass No-Pay. Start studying today! Email with ID and Password will be sent upon enrollment. Training includes 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. Optional Refresher-Seminars are held in Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Fort Myers.

Florida Limited Energy (Low Voltage) Contractor License

 

The scope of certification of a Florida Limited Energy systems specialty contractor includes the installation, repair, fabrication, erection, alteration, addition to, or design of electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, thermostats, apparatus, raceways, conduit, and fiber optics (transmission of light over stranded glass) or any part thereof not to exceed 98 volts, (RMS). The scope of work of this license does not include installation, repair, fabrication, erection, alteration, addition to, or design of electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, thermostats, apparatus, raceways, conduit, that are part of an alarm system. This license is used by different types of businesses in Florida, some of which are commercial locksmiths specializing in key-less access controls or electronic keys (i.e. hotel door-key systems), companies which install access gates (wireless and key-pad) for gated-communities, security companies installing CCTV cameras, companies specializing audio-visual and home entertainment (i.e. Home Theater) systems, IT companies installing internet, phone systems and data networks, as well as companies engaged in satellite and dish installations. 

Telecommunication, Automated Access Control, CCTV, Fiber Optics Florida Limited Energy Contractor
Florida Limited Energy Low Voltage Contractor Scope of Work 

(a) The scope of certification is limited to electrical circuits and equipment as set forth in Section 489.505(7), F.S.

(b) The scope of certification shall not include work performed by public utilities exempt under the terms of Section 489.503(4), F.S., or exempt due to the regulatory jurisdiction of the Florida Public Service Commission.

(c) The scope of work of this license may also be performed by the following certified and registered license categories: Unlimited Electrical Contractor, Alarm System Contractor I, Alarm System Contractor II, and Residential Electrical Contractor.

Licensing Requirements:

Age: Must be at least 18 years of age.

Testing: Candidates must obtain a passing score on the Limited Energy (Low Voltage) and Business tests before applying for licensure. Passing exam scores must be less than 2 years old.

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 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, ora minimum combined single limit policy of $800,000. Applicant must also attest to obtain worker’s comp coverage or an exemption within 30 days after license is issued.

Florida Limited Energy Contractor Installing CCTV and Automated Access Controls Florida Limited Energy Low Voltage Contractor Installing Security Cameras

Experience: A person will qualify for a certified Unlimited license by meeting one of the following requirements:

(1) Must have three (3) years of management experience in the trade of electrical 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 complete application form along with supporting documentation and applicable fees to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation at 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783

 
 

Exams

Do not sign up to take your exams until you obtain your books and begin studying for them!

 
 

Limited Energy (Low Voltage) Exam

 
  Testing Method: Computer-Based (at 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:
- General Theory and Electrical Principles
- Plan, Schematics, and Diagram Reading and Interpretation
- Wiring and Protection
- Wiring Methods and Materials
- OSHA, Safety, Procedures for Testing and Use of Tools and Equipment
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Limited Energy/ Low Voltage
 
 

Florida Business and Law (Electrical) Exam

 
  Testing Method: Computer-Based (at 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
 
 

Florida Limited Energy (Low Voltage) Contractor Classes

 
 

Florida Limited Energy (Low Voltage) 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

 

Florida Business and Law (Electrical) 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.

$299.00

 
 

Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Limited Energy (Low Voltage) and Florida Business and Law (Electrical) exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.
 
 

Complete Books Set without Tabs (Includes all books listed below)

$369.58

Complete Books Set with Tabs (Includes all books listed below)

$419.58
 
 

Limited Energy (Low Voltage) Books

 
 

Construction Safety Law OSHA
CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

In this text, specifically written for construction industry compliance, you will be able to find all the information needed to meet OSHA standards. In addition to a complete collection of Part 1926 regulations for the construction industry, the book also contains Part 1903 on Inspections, Citations, and Penalties; Part 1904 concerning Recording and Reporting Occupational Illnesses and Injuries; and relevant selections from Part 1910 for General Industry. Number of Pages: 566 Product Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/8 Weight: 2.8 Lbs Publisher: Mancomm ISBN-10: 1599595664

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$39.90
Tabs
 

 

National Electrical Code
NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

The NEC (published by the NFPA) addresses the installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, and raceways; and optical fiber cables and raceways in commercial, residential, and industrial occupancies. It is a great reference for any electrician practicing the electrical trade as well as for any contractor trying to obtain an electrical contractor's license. Number of Pages: 870 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 3/4" x 1 1/4" Weight: 3.4 Lbs Autor: National Fire Protection Association Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning Edition: 2011 ISBN-10: 0877659141 ISBN-13: 9780877659143

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$91.20
Tabs
 

 

NFPA 780 Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems
NFPA 780 Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems

This standard covers traditional lighting protection system installation requirements for ordinary structures, miscellaneous structures and special occupancies, heavy-duty stacks, watercraft, wind turbines, structures housing explosive materials, and structures containing flammable vapors and flammable gasses or liquids that give off flammable vapors.

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$47.78
Tabs
 

 

Telecommunications Wiring
Telecommunications Wiring

This reference offers students guidelines for planning, installation, and testing of the cabling system. A must-read for any contractor trying to obtain a limited energy low voltage contractor license or anyone interested in the assembly of telecommunication systems. Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.9 x 9 inches, Number of Pages: 384, Weight: 1.4 pounds, Author: Clyde N. Herrick, Publisher: Prentice Hall, Edition: 3rd Edition,ISBN-10: 0130286966, ISBN-13: 978-0130286963

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$62.30
Tabs
 

 
 

Florida Business and Law (Electrical) Book

 
 

FL Contractor's Manual
Florida Contractor's 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. It includes excerpts from the entire sections of Federal Codes, State Statutes, local ordinances, and the administrative rules related to all of the above. Product Dimensions: 12 x 10.2 x 3.8 inches; Weight: 9.2 pounds; Author: Multiple; Publisher: Associated Builders and Contractors Florida East Coast Chapter; Edition: 2013 Edition; ISBN-10: 9781232013; ISBN-13: 978-9781232015

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$128.40
Tabs
 

 

Contractor Campus has the lowest prices on reference books for the construction industry and we can prove it; below you can find a detailed list of the suppliers of the above-listed books. We guarantee that our books-set package for Limited Energy (Low Voltage) Contractor is much less than what you would pay if you individually purchased each of these reference books from the different publishers. Furthermore, we will match any offer on legitimate new book-sets from any competitor.

 

Contractors  Manual, Florida  Contractors Manual,  2013 edition. Associations  of Builders and  Contractors  Institute,  Inc., Phone: 1-866-930-4222. 3730  Coconut  Creek  Parkway, Coconut    Creek, FL 33066. CONTAINS    THE    FOLLOWING    IMPORTANT SECTIONS:  Florida  Unemployment  Compensation  Employer  Handbook (In  Chapter  5  of  the Contractors Manual) Florida Workers’ Compensation Law, (Florida Statutes, Chap. 440). (In Chapter 6 of the Contractors Manual) Construction Lien Law, (Florida Statutes, Chap. 713). (In Chapter 9 of the Contractors Manual) Fire  Marshal  Code–Fire  Prevention  and  Control,  (Florida Statutes,  Chap.  633). (In Chapter 5 of the Contractors Manual) Employer’s Tax Guide, Circular E. (In Chapter 3 of the Contractors Manual) “Accounting.” (In Chapter 3 of the Contractors Manual) Americans with Disabilities Act, Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities, 28 Code  of  Federal  Regulations,  Part  36.  Appendix  A,  July  1  1994 OR Americans  with Disabilities Act, Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities, 28 Code of Federal Regulations,  July  1996,  Appendix  A  to  Part  1191 (In  Chapter  5  of  the Contractors Manual) OR Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction. 1997. Florida  Statutes,  Chapter  489,  Part  II,  and  Florida  Administrative  Code,  Chapter  61G6. (In Chapter 2 of the Contractors Manual) “Bonding”  (In Chapter 4 of the Contractors Manual) “Contracting  and  Subcontracting.” (In  Chapters  2,  3,  8  and  10  of  the Contractors Manual) Handy   Reference   Guide   to   the   Fair   Labor   Standards   Act.(In   Chapter   5   of   the Contractors Manual) Recordkeeping Guidelines for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. (In Chapters 3, 5 and 7 of the Contractors Manual)

Code of Federal Regulations Title 29 (OSHA) Part: 1926, 1910, 1904, 1903 - 2013 edition. Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, http://bookstore.gpo.gov MANCOMM  29  CFR  1926  OSHA January, 2014 edition, available  to  order  at mancomm.com *Effective December 1st, 2015: The MANCOMM  July 2014 edition, will replace the January 2014 as reference for the ELC examinations.

NFPA  70 – National  Electrical  Code, 2011,  National  Fire  Protection  Association,  1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101.

NFPA 780 – Lightning Protection Code, 2011, National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA. 02269-9101. Effective  December  1st,    2015:  The  edition 2014,  will  replace  the 2011 edition  as reference for the ELC examinations. 

Telecommunication  Wiring,  2001,  Herrick,  Clyde,  N.,  and  McKim,  C.,  Lee,  Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632.P.

 

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