Nassau County | Building Contractor (GITS©)

Building contractors:Are those whose services are limited to construction, remodeling, demolition, repair, or improvement of commercial buildings and single or multiple dwelling residential buildings, neither to exceed three (3) stories in height, or thirty-six (36) feet, and accessory use structures in connection therewith, or those whose services are limited to remodeling, repair, or improvement of any size building if the services do not affect the structural members of the building. A building contractor shall have the knowledge gained by not less than four (4) years experience in a supervisory capacity under a general contractor or have been a licensed residential building contractor for not less than one (1) year. A building contractor shall subcontract to a qualified contractor all work which is the exclusive work of plumbing, electrical, or HARV contractors, unless such contractor also holds a certificate of competency of the respective trade category. A building contractor may do, contract for and take out permits for installing room air conditioners, metal decking and siding, pile driving, telephone booths, curtain walls, window walls and for the work of any specialty contractor within the limits of work of a building contractor, except that of air conditioning contractors, plumbing contractors, electrical contractors, refrigeration contractors, roofing contractors except in compliance with Florida Statutes, Section 489.113(3)(b), and elevator contractors.

Courses For Building Contractor

Building Exams (Trade & Business)

Building Exam

  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Time Allowed (hours): 3
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Safety 8
    • Estimating and Plan Reading 16
    • Concrete 7
    • Concrete Reinforcement 4
    • Roofing 5
    • Structural Steel 3
    • Masonry 6
    • Carpentry 7
    • Foundations 3
    • Site work 3
    • Drywall 3
    • Concrete Formwork 7
    • Acoustical Ceilings 3
    • Metal Lightweight Framing 2
    • Associated Trades 3

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

List of Books For Building License

The book set includes all required references for both the Building Contractor 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.

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

Sales price: $1,348.23

NASSAU 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 Books

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