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Miami-Dade County General Mechanical (ProV©) License

A Master General Mechanical is a contractor whose contracting business consists of the execution of contracts requiring the experience, financial means, knowledge and skill to perform the following: install, maintain, repair, alter or extend air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, ventilating, boiler and unfired pressure vessel systems, and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection therewith; also, piping, duct work, insulation of pipes, vessels and ducts, pressure and process piping, installation of chilled water lines and related work incidental thereto, pneumatic control piping, gasoline tank and pump installations, piping for gasoline tank and pump installations, fire sprinkler systems and standpipes, air piping, vacuum line piping, oxygen lines, nitrous oxide piping, ink and chemical lines, fuel transmission lines, mechanical sections of sewage disposal and water treatment plants and installing a condensate drain from an air conditioning unit to an existing safe waste or other approved disposal other than a direct connection to a sanitary system, all in such a manner as to comply with all plans, specifications, codes, laws and regulations applicable. Such contractor shall have as qualifying agent a general mechanical master. The scope of work of such contractor shall also include any excavation work incidental thereto, but shall not include any work specified in this chapter as being the work of any other trade or contractor, such as but not limited to liquefied petroleum or natural gas fuel lines within buildings, potable water lines, or connections thereto, sanitary sewer lines, swimming pool piping and filters and electrical work. The scope of the work of such a contractor shall also include the work of a specialty mechanical contractor, except for elevator and transporting assembly installations; and if there is work incidental to such contractor's authorized scope of work to be performed pursuant to contract for which such contractor does not hold a certificate of competency, such work shall be subcontracted to a qualified contractor in the trade concerned.

General Mechanical Courses

  • Dade County (Florida) Master General Mechanical (ProV) 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.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Florida Business Procedures (ProV) 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.

    $240.00
    $240.00

General Mechanical Exams

General Mechanical Trade Exams

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Open Book
  • Testing Company: ProV
  • Hours Allotted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 75
  • Subjects Involved:
    • General Knowledge
    • Piping
    • Systems & Sizing
    • Equipment
    • Maintenance
    • Plan Reading

General Mechanical Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer based; Open Book
  • Testing Company: ProV
  • Hours Allotted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 75
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Business Organization
    • Licensing
    • Lien laws
    • Tax Laws
    • Safety Reporting Regulations
    • Labor Laws
    • Contract Management
    • Project Management
    • Estimating & Bidding
    • Financial Management
    • Risk Management

General Mechanical Book Set

The books set includes all required references for both the General Mechanical and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • MIAMI-DADE COUNTY GENERAL MECHANICAL (PROV©) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
    BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

    Sales price: $1,051.35
  • MIAMI-DADE COUNTY GENERAL MECHANICAL (PROV©) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
    BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

    Sales price: $1,151.35

General Mechanical Trade Books

  • Advanced Mechanical Study Guide

    Advanced Mechanical Study Guide

    Detailed study guide which introduces cooling and heating concepts. It also covers system balancing, indoor air quality, energy conservation equipment, and commercial/industrial refrigeration systems.
    $162.90
    $162.90
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  • Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code - Building

    Florida Building Code 2017 edition is the primary source for building code compliance in Florida.
    $137.59
    $137.59
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  • Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation

    Florida Building Code - Energy Conservation

    The 2017 edition of the Florida Energy Conservation Code is the current and primary source of code compliance for mechanical contractors and builders. This book used to be Chapter 13 of the Florida Building Code in prior code editions (before it was published separately).
    $43.90
    $43.90
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  • Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas

    Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas

    The Fuel Gas Code currently used for state contractor testing in Florida is the 6th edition (2017) . This reference is used during mechanical and plumbing tests.
    $88.00
    $88.00
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  • Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    Florida Building Code - Mechanical

    The Florida Mechanical Code is currently on its 2017 edition and is the most widely used reference for Mechanical-installations compliance in the State.
    $88.00
    $88.00
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  • HVAC Basics for Contractors

    HVAC Basics for Contractors

    HVAC Basics for Contractors is an important publication for some Prov© Air Conditioning Exams.
    $76.10
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  • Intermediate Mechanical Study Guide

    Intermediate Mechanical Study Guide

    Intermediate Mechanical Study Guide is a popular reference among air conditioning contractors taking their licensing exams through Prov. It is also an important AC textbook for those who wish to go beyond the basics.
    $165.05
    $165.05
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  • Manual J - Residential Load Calculation

    Manual J - Residential Load Calculation

    MJ8AE, an abridged version of the Eighth Edition of Manual J, provides complete instructions for estimating heat loss and heat gain for residential structures.
    $82.99
    $82.99
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  • Manual N - Commercial Load Calculation

    Manual N - Commercial Load Calculation

    This edition of Manual N, from the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), details the correct HVAC load calculation procedure for small and mid-size commercial buildings.
    $122.39
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General Mechanical Business and Law Books

  • Dade County Municipal Code Chapter 10 Contractor

    Dade County Municipal Code Chapter 10 Contractor

    An important document for contractors since it is the chapter of the code which outlines the rights and responsibilities of construction industry contractors.
    $16.92
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  • NASCLA Florida Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management

    NASCLA Florida Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management

    The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into three sections.
    $67.51
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