Monroe County (FL) | Fire Alarm License (GITS©)

A Fire Alarm Contractor is a specialty electrical contractor qualified and certified to install, repair, alter, add to or change any system, electrically energized, in whole or in part, for the detection, prevention or control of fire, noxious gases, liquids or atomic radiation. The scope of these systems shall include conductors and raceways, radio frequency carriers, laser beams, light beams, sonic beams, and any other means of signal transmissions as well as all apparatus pertaining to fire alarm systems. A fire alarm specialty electrical contractor may connect to an existing separate circuit, of approved capacity, which is terminated in an approved outlet, junction box, or fused disconnect switch within six (6) feet of the equipment to be energized.

Fire Alarm Classes

Exams For Fire Alarm License

Fire Alarm Exam

  • Number of Questions: 75
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Fundamentals & Theory 6
    • Low Voltage (50v Or Less) 6
    • Fire Detection 14
    • Remote Control And Signaling Circuits 5
    • Grounding & Bonding 4
    • Raceways & Enclosures 4
    • Conductors & Cables 4
    • Special Occupancies 4
    • Safety 7

Business Exam

This exams tests candidate's knowledge of payroll taxes, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, lien laws and other laws or subjects that will affect their daily operations as contractors. All contractors need to take and pass this exam.

  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Time Allowed (hours): 2
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Insurance Laws 10
    • Tax Laws 10
    • Safety 6
    • Management 4
    • Lien Laws 8
    • Employment Laws 4
    • General Accounting 8

Fire Alarm Contractor Bookset

The book set includes all required references for both the Fire Alarm 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.

MONROE COUNTY (FLORIDA) FIRE ALARM (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $299.06

MONROE COUNTY (FLORIDA) FIRE ALARM (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $339.06

Fire Alarm Books

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

  • Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems

    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems

    Understanding and servicing alarm systems is a widely used reference book for Alarm Contractor exams in Florida. It covers the different types of alarm systems and their adequate maintenance. Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.2 x 9.5 inches, Number of Pages: 272 pages, Weight: 1 pound,Author: H. William Trimmer B.S., Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann, Edition: 3rd Edition, ISBN-10: 0750672064, ISBN-13: 978-0750672061
    $96.52
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
    $29.87
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  • NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code

    NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code

    NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code includes the latest safety provisions to meet society’s changing fire detection, signaling, and emergency communications demands. It also includes requirements for mass notification systems used for weather emergencies, terrorist events, biological, chemical, and nuclear emergencies.
    $103.24
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Business Books

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

  • Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference Manual

    Florida Contractor's Business Procedures Reference 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.
    $69.43
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  • CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    CFR (OSHA) Tile 29 Part 1926

    OSHA (CFR 29 Part 1926) is the leading safety reference in the construction industry covering all aspects of construction.
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Study Guides

The following books are accepted study materials, but are NOT allowed for use at the examination. They will assist you in preparation for the examination.

  1. Mike Holt's Illustrated Guide to Electrical Exam Preparation
  2. Mike Holt's Limited Energy and Communication Systems
  3. Mike Holt's Understanding Basic Motor Controls
  4. Mike Holt's Electrical Formulas