Building License For Lake County (GITS©)

“Building Contractor” means a contractor whose services are limited to construction of commercial and singledwelling or multiple-dwelling residential buildings, which commercial or residential buildings do not exceed three stories in height, and accessory use structures in connection therewith or a contractor whose service are limited to remodeling, repair, or improvement of any size building if the services do not affect the structural members of the building. As regulated under Florida Statute, a person who has passed a competency examination as a Building Contractor may perform these or related tasks or may supervise persons in his employ in the execution of these tasks.

Building Contractor Classes

Exams For Building License (Trade & Business)

Building Exam

  • Exam: GBE1A
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Safety
    • Estimating and Plan Reading
    • Concrete
    • Concrete Reinforcement
    • Roofing
    • Structural Steel
    • Masonry
    • Carpentry
    • Foundations
    • Site work
    • Drywall
    • Concrete Formwork
    • Acoustical Ceilings
    • Metal Lightweight Framing
    • Associated Trades

Business Procedures Exam

  • Exam: AAE2A
  • Testing Method: Open Book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Insurance Laws
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety
    • Management
    • Lien Laws
    • Employment Laws
    • General Accounting

List of Books For Building License

The books set includes all required references for both the Building 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.

LAKE COUNTY (FLORIDA) BUILDING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $1,348.23

LAKE COUNTY (FLORIDA) BUILDING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $1,448.23

Building Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.

Business Procedures Books

OSHA is required for both the business and the trade exams.