Number of Questions for the Florida Contractor Exams

The following will provide you with information about each of the construction industry licensure examinations. In order to obtain a license you must pass all of the required examinations for your specialty. Division I contractors (General, Building, and Residential) must pass three examinations: Business & Finance, Contract Administration, and Project Management. Division II contractors (all other specialties) must pass two examinations: Business and Finance and General Trade Knowledge.

Number of Questions on the Florida Contractor Exams
Examination# of Scored QuestionsTimeFrequency & Type of Test
Business & Finance 120 6.5 hrs Daily
CBT
Business & Finance Service Pool 60 3.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Air Conditioning “A” 130 7.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Air Conditioning “B” 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Mechanical Contractor 130 7.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Glass and Glazing 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Marine Specialty 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Irrigation 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Pollutant Storage 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Pool - Commercial 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Pool - Residential 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Pool - Service 60 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Gas Line 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Gypsum Drywall 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Roofing 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Sheet Metal 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Solar 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Specialty Structure 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Underground Utility 80 5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
GC - Contract Administration 60 4.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
GC - Project Management 60 4.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
BC - Contract Administration 50 4.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
BC - Project Management 50 4.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
RC - Contract Administration 45 4.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
RC - Project Management 45 4.5 hrs Daily
Computer Based Testing
Plumbing 110 (45 AM, 65 PM )
5 Isometric Drawings AM
4.5 hrs Paper/Pencil AM & PM
The paper/pencil examinations are currently administered in one day in one location: Orlando. The day is composed of a 4 hour and 30 minute AM session and a 4 hour and 30 minute PM session with reporting times at 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM. If the examination contains pilot test questions additional time will be added to each session. The administrations normally take place on a Tuesday or Wednesday of the following months: February, April, June, August, October, and December. Computer Based Testing (CBT) examinations are offered daily.

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# Jose mejicanos 2020-08-12 06:36
Just to be clear:
During this pandemic the test is CBT
Or
Its your choice , to doing in person ?
Thank tou
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# Contractor Licensing Experts 2020-08-14 09:50
I would recommend you contact your Testing Center to confirm, each center works very differently. Below I have provided a link showing you all the contact information for the Testing Centers in FL.

https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-licenses/licensing-contact-information.html
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# Blaise CASTELLI 2021-01-24 11:28
I am a Licensed Plumber in New York and want to get Licensed in Florida
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# Contractor Licensing Experts 2021-01-25 12:48
Hello,

For the Plumbing Contractors License, you will need to pass the trade and business exams. For you to pass the exam, you must first obtain and study the books and courses. You can take our courses online and in-person. Our in-person classes are refresher classes and are offered in Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Orlando, Fort Myers, and Fort Lauderdale. These refresher classes go over the Business, Accounting, Trade math and showing you how to find information within the books. These in-person classes are accessed through the purchase of at least one online course. One of the great things about us is that you can start studying your online courses on the same day you register. Our courses are designed to work at your own pace; you also have unlimited access to the study material. The study material consists of Lecture videos, Layout studies, and practice exams. I have sent you an email regarding the materials we offer.
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# Byron Grimes 2021-03-16 18:15
Can you please tell me the cost of this Roofing Exam?
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# Contractor Licensing Experts 2021-03-17 12:22
Hello Bryon,

The cost of the test could range from $80 to $100. We would recommend you contact your testing center to confirm. Below I have provided you with a link to show you the contact information.

https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-licenses/licensing-contact-information.html
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# CAIO BOTELHO 2022-01-05 15:45
What percentage of the questions for the business and finance do you need to get right to pass?
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# Aengels G. 2022-01-06 09:46
Hello Mr. Botelho
You need a 70% or 75%, and It depends on if it's a county or state license and the exam.
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# Tina 2022-01-26 11:07
Can you tell me how many math questions are on the Florida Builder's Exam? Not the Business one, but the other two?
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# Aengels G. 2022-01-26 15:46
Hello Tina,
There is not a specific amount for the math questions. In the Building Contract Administration Exam, there are 50 questions in total, and the Building Project Management Exam also has 50 questions in total. I will attach a link below to see the percentage of questions per content area in both exams.

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/servop/testing/documents/bc_contract_eci.pdf

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/servop/testing/documents/bc_project_eci.pdf
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# Jennifer Hernandez 2022-04-20 13:53
What is the schedule of dates for the general contractors exam ?
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# Sharilyn Baez 2022-04-20 15:00
To obtain the exam schedules for the General Contractor License, you must contact the testing company, which is Pearson Vue. Here is their contact information:
Phone number: 888-204-6230
https://home.pearsonvue.com/Test-takers/Customer-service.aspx
https://home.pearsonvue.com/fl/elecons
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# Elona Petro 2022-10-13 20:12
How many parts are to obtain the GC exam?
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# Aengels G. 2022-10-14 11:35
Hello Elona,
The General Contractor exam has the trade and business exams, within the trade exam they spilt into two parts which are the Contract Administration, and the Project Management exam. For more information on that license please click the link below.

https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-general-contractor-license.html
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# Dean Hegney 2022-10-21 18:52
What is test got general contractor questions and length?
Where is the application to apply for a general contractor license?
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# Aengels G. 2022-10-24 10:01
Hello Dean,

The General contractor license trade exam is split into two, which are Contract Administration, and Project Management.
For the Contract Administration exam, you have 60 questions and 270 minutes. For Project Management, you have 60 questions and 270 minutes. In total, the exams together have 120 questions and 540 minutes. For more information please click the link below.
https://www.contractorcampus.com/florida-general-contractor-license.html

To apply for the GC license you will need to go to the DBPR page. http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/

Now you also have to take the business exam for the GC license if you haven't already, which is 120 questions and 390 minutes.
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