Residential License For Nassau County (GITS©)

Residential building contractors: Are those whose services are limited to construction, remodeling, demolition, repair or improvement of one, two- or three-family unit residences not exceeding two (2) stories in height and accessory use structures in connection therewith. A residential building contractor shall have the experience, knowledge and skill gained by not less than five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity under a general, building or residential contractor or education equivalent thereto, as defined in this section. A residential 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 residential building contractor may do, contract for and take out permits for installing room air conditioners, metal decking and siding, and for the work of any specialty contractor within the limits of work of a residential 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.

Residential Contractor Courses

Exams For Residential Contractor

Residential Exam

  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Time Allowed (hours): 3
  • Subject Area and Number of Questions:
    • Concrete 12
    • Concrete Reinforcement 4
    • Masonry 7
    • Carpentry 12
    • Drywall 5
    • Safety 10
    • Estimating and Plan Reading 14
    • Foundations 3
    • Sitework 4
    • Roofing 5
    • Associated Trades 4

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

Full Bookset For Residential License

The book set includes all required references for both the Residential 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) RESIDENTIAL (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $944.83

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

Sales price: $1,044.83

Residential 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.