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Florida General Contractor License

  A General contractor means a contractor whose services are unlimited as to the type of work which he or she may do, who may contract for any activity requiring licensure under this part, and who may perform any work requiring licensure under this part, except as otherwise expressly provided in s. 489.113.  
 

Exams

Do not take your exam or sign up for it before getting your books and studying for it!

 
 

General Contract Administration Exam

 
  Types of Questions: Multiple Choice  
  Testing Method: Open book  
  Number of questions: 60  
  Subjects Involved:
- Preconstruction Activities
- Project Contracts
- Obtaining Licenses, Permits and Approvals
-Construction Procedures and Operations
 
 

General Project Mangement Exam

 
  Types of Questions: Multiple Choice  
  Testing Method: Open book  
  Number of questions: 60  
  Subjects Involved:
- Construction Methods, Materials, Tools, and Equipment
- Safety
- Reading Plans and Specifications
 
 

Business and Finance Exam

 
  Types of Questions: Multiple Choice  
  Testing Method: Open book  
  Number of questions: 120  
  Subjects Involved:
- Establishing the Contracting Business
- Managing Administrative Duties
- Managing Trade Operations
- Conducting Accounting Functions
- Managing Human Resources
- Complying with Government Regulations
 
 

Courses

 
 

Florida General (Contract Administration) Contractor Course

Course Description: Upon registration students obtain class material and a detailed introduction to the study program (same day you register!). Once the introduction has been completed, students receive access to class lectures which can be watched at any time; these lectures teach students how to solve typical exam questions. The student is also instructed on how to perform a series of exercises to develop an understanding of the distribution of information within the reference books. Tabbing of the books is conducted to help students find information faster within the books. Students are provided with hundreds of practice questions very similar to the ones found on the actual exams. As the students go through the program they have immediate access to professors who can assist them with any questions they might have; these professors are standing by morning, afternoon, and evening to answer any academic questions the students might have.

The courses are carefully structured so that each student can go through the material at his/her own pace, based on his/her unique schedule limitations, and study skills. Students remain in the program for as long as they need to, until all the exams required for licensure have been passed. The students also have access to in-person classroom-style refresher courses which are held all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the state at no extra charge to the student and without limitations. These refresher classes are not mandatory and the training can be completed successfully without attending them.

Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming refresher classes offered for this trade.

$299.50

 

Florida General (Project Management) Contractor Course

Course Description: Upon registration students obtain class material and a detailed introduction to the study program (same day you register!). Once the introduction has been completed, students receive access to class lectures which can be watched at any time; these lectures teach students how to solve typical exam questions. The student is also instructed on how to perform a series of exercises to develop an understanding of the distribution of information within the reference books. Tabbing of the books is conducted to help students find information faster within the books. Students are provided with hundreds of practice questions very similar to the ones found on the actual exams. As the students go through the program they have immediate access to professors who can assist them with any questions they might have; these professors are standing by morning, afternoon, and evening to answer any academic questions the students might have.

The courses are carefully structured so that each student can go through the material at his/her own pace, based on his/her unique schedule limitations, and study skills. Students remain in the program for as long as they need to, until all the exams required for licensure have been passed. The students also have access to in-person classroom-style refresher courses which are held all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the state at no extra charge to the student and without limitations. These refresher classes are not mandatory and the training can be completed successfully without attending them.

Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming refresher classes offered for this trade.

$299.50

 

Florida Business and Finance (Construction) Course

Course Description: Upon registration students obtain class material and a detailed introduction to the study program (same day you register!). Once the introduction has been completed, students receive access to class lectures which can be watched at any time; these lectures teach students how to solve typical exam questions. The student is also instructed on how to perform a series of exercises to develop an understanding of the distribution of information within the reference books. Tabbing of the books is conducted to help students find information faster within the books. Students are provided with hundreds of practice questions very similar to the ones found on the actual exams. As the students go through the program they have immediate access to professors who can assist them with any questions they might have; these professors are standing by morning, afternoon, and evening to answer any academic questions the students might have.

The courses are carefully structured so that each student can go through the material at his/her own pace, based on his/her unique schedule limitations, and study skills. Students remain in the program for as long as they need to, until all the exams required for licensure have been passed. The students also have access to in-person classroom-style refresher courses which are held all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the state at no extra charge to the student and without limitations. These refresher classes are not mandatory and the training can be completed successfully without attending them.

Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming refresher classes offered for this trade.

$299.00

 
 

Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the General and Business Procedures 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)

$1,098.05

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

$1,198.05
 
 

General Books

Florida Contractors Manual is required for both the business and the trade exams.

 
 

A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction
A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction

Establishes the contractual relationship between the owner and the general contractor in a construction project. Read more >>

$29.99
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A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor
A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor

Establishes the contractual relationship between the Contractor and the Sub-Contractor in a construction project. Read more >>

$29.99
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A701, Instructions for Bidders
A701, Instructions for Bidders

This contract document is used when competitive bids are to be solicited for construction of the project. It also provides instructions on procedures, including bonding requirements for bidders to follow in preparing and submitting their bids. Read more >>

$24.70
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Builder's Guide to Accounting
Builder's Guide to Accounting

A step-by-step guide for setting up and maintaining records for a construction business. It is a practical, newly-revised guide to all accounting methods showing how to meet state and federal accounting requirements. Read more >>

$29.80
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Walker's Building Estimator's Reference Book
Building Estimator's Reference Book

This book is recognized worldwide as the authoritative source for comprehensive cost estimating information. It contains detailed construction cost data, reference tables, charts, and diagrams for quick reference plus detailed explanations of all possible variables affecting job costs. Product Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 1 7/8" Weight: 2.0 Lbs Publisher: Frank R. Walker Company Edition: 30th ISBN-10: 0911591288 ISBN-13: 9780911592283 Read more >>

$98.77
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OSHA CFR 29 1926 Construction Industry
CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926 (1903, 1904, 1910 excerpts)

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 Read more >>

$39.90
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Florida 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 Read more >>

$128.40
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Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

This book talks about the properties of concrete as related to concrete construction, including strength and durability. All ingredients in different types of concrete are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and setting concrete mixtures. Read more >>

$78.54
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Placing Reinforcing Bars
Placing Reinforcing Bars

This book can answer hundreds of questions like: how many standard sizes of reinforcing bars are now being rolled; what are stirrups and why are they used; why are column spirals used, and related issues. Product Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 3/4" Weight: 0.8 lbs Autor: Committee on Placing Reinforcing Bars Publisher: CRSI Edition: 9th Read more >>

$66.30
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Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction

Provides an overview of the methods, equipment, and materials used in the construction of large commercial buildings, making it an excellent source of general illustrated information. Number of Pages: 556 Product Dimensions: 11 1/8" x 8 3/4" x 1" Weight: 2.8 Lbs Autor: Andres,Cameron K; Smith, R.C. Publisher: Prentice Hall Edition: 9th ISBN-10: 0132495015 ISBN-13: 9780132495011 Read more >>

$142.20
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Specifications for the Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216
Specifications for the Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216

This illustrated book gives recommendations for the proper installation and finishing of gypsum board, including related accessories, over a variety of substrates and framing. Number of Pages: 17 Product Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" x 1/8" Weight: 0.2 Lbs Read more >>

$21.60
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Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida
Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida

This is a useful handbook designed to provide up-to-date information for building energy efficient homes in the State of Florida. This book has very comprehensive details, including insulation, windows, lighting, air conditioning, and duct Systems. Number of Pages: 252 Product Dimensions: 11" x 9 1/4" x 7/8" Weight: 1.4 Lbs Publisher: University of Florida Edition: 7th ISBN-13: 9780985248703 Read more >>

$42.96
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Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91
Building Component Safety Information Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, HIB-91

It is a guide for jobsite safety and truss performance. It includes information regarding the handling, installation, restraining, and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses. Number of Pages: 99 Product Dimensions: 11" x 9" x 3/4" Weight: 0.8 Lbs Also known as: Building Component Safety Information Guide for good practice for Handling, Installing and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses Publisher: WTCA & Truss Plate Institute Edition: 2013 Read more >>

$15.60
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Florida Building Code - Building
Florida Building Code - Building

The Florida Building Code is the most complete source of code standards and compliance information in the construction industry. It is arguably the single-most important book in the construction industry since it defines the standards with which construction products and installations must comply throughout the construction process. It is for this reason that the Florida Building Code is one of the most heavily-tested reference books in the Florida construction contractor licensing exams. Product Dimensions: 11 3/4" x 13" x 5 1/4", Weight: 8.6 Lbs, Author: International Code Council, Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning, Edition: 2010, ISBN-10: 1580015867, ISBN-13: 9781580015868 Read more >>

$105.26
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Florida Accessibility Code 2010
Florida Building Code - Accessibility

The Florida Accessibility Code outlines the code requirements for compliance with the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) as it relates to the construction of public buildings and structures. Samples of its content includes specifications on the construction of handicapped-accessible restrooms, as well as requirements of the construction of wheel chair ramps. Product Dimensions:11 3/4" x 11 1/4" x 2 1/2" Weight: 2.8 Lbs Publisher: International Code Council (2010) Read more >>

$57.55
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Florida Residential Code 2010
Florida Building Code - Residential

The Florida Residential Code is published by the International Code Council and is based on the International Code. It describes the code compliance requirements for the construction of residential structures in the State of Florida. Product Dimensions: 11 3/4" x 12 1/2" x 4" Weight: 7.8 Lbs Read more >>

$93.71
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Florida Existing Building Code 2010
Florida Building Code - Existing Building

The Florida Existing Building Code is published by the International Code Council and has several real-life uses for contractors in Florida (besides its use for Contractor Licensing Testing or exam prep). It sets the standards for dealing with the remodeling of existing building structures. It also covers the precautions and requirements which contractors must follow in order to protect the integrity of historically valuable structures. Read more >>

$59.11
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Florida Energy Conservation Code 2010
Florida Building Code- Energy Conservation

The Florida Energy Conservation Code is a statewide energy code based on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), it is published by the International Code Council and it provides a standard code for the use of energy in new and existing buildings in the State of Florida. Product Dimensions: 11 3/4" x 11 1/4" x 2 1/2" Weight: 2.4 Lbs Product Dimensions: 11 3/4" x 11 1/4" x 2 1/2" Weight: 2.4 Lbs Read more >>

$21.67
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Business and Finance Books

Florida Contractors Manual is required for both the business and the trade exams.

 
 

Florida 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 Read more >>

$128.40
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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. It is not only an important source of information for contractors in their everyday practice, but it is also a very useful reference used for the business and finance exam for all Florida state-contractor examinations. It covers subjects like continuing education requirements, the composition of the construction board, and unlicensed activity. Number of Pages: 42, Product Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" x 1/4", Weight: 2 Lbs Read more >>

$12.00
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A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction
A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction

Establishes the contractual relationship between the owner and the general contractor in a construction project. Read more >>

$29.99
Tabs
 

 

A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor
A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor Subcontractor

Establishes the contractual relationship between the Contractor and the Sub-Contractor in a construction project. Read more >>

$29.99
Tabs
 

 

A701, Instructions for Bidders
A701, Instructions for Bidders

This contract document is used when competitive bids are to be solicited for construction of the project. It also provides instructions on procedures, including bonding requirements for bidders to follow in preparing and submitting their bids. Read more >>

$24.70
Tabs
 

 

Builder's Guide to Accounting
Builder's Guide to Accounting

A step-by-step guide for setting up and maintaining records for a construction business. It is a practical, newly-revised guide to all accounting methods showing how to meet state and federal accounting requirements. Read more >>

$29.80
Tabs
 

 

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