Books for the General Contractor Exam in Florida 2019

The Florida test for general contractors is open-book and is broken up into three parts: contract administration, project management, and business. Contract administration and project management use the same books (eighteen in total), while business uses six books, five of which are part of the aforementioned eighteen books. This means that you need a grand total of 19 books. We know, it is complicated! Below is the complete list of books. If a books has the word "Trade" it means it is used in one of the trade exams (contract administration or project management), if it has the word "Business" it means it is used in the business exam.

You can purchase the complete set with or without tabs, or you can also purchase the books individually by visiting our General Contractor's Books page. If you need information on the exam prep clases we offer for the GC exam, please visit our General Contractor Classes page. If you wish to learn more about our licensing requirements for the GC license, please visit our General Contractor License page.

  • Florida Building Code - Building 2017 | Trade
  • Florida Building Code - Accessibility 2017 | Trade
  • Florida Building Code - Residential 2017 | Trade
  • Florida Building Code - Existing Building 2017 | Trade
  • Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation 2017 | Trade
  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures | Trade
  • Placing Reinforcing Bars | Trade
  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction | Trade
  • Walker's Building Estimator's Reference Book | Trade
  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926 | Trade
  • Specifications for the Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216 | Trade
  • Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida | Trade
  • Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91 | Trade
  • Florida Contractor's Manual 2017 Edition | Trade & Business
  • A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction | Trade & Business
  • A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor | Trade & Business
  • A701, Instructions for Bidders | Trade & Business
  • Builder's Guide to Accounting | Trade & Business (Yes, it is used in trade)
  • Florida Statutes Chapter 455 | Business Only