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Palm Beach County (Florida) Aluminum Specialties Contractor (GITS) License

(A) Aluminum Specialties Contractors are those whose services are limited to the execution of contracts requiring the experience, knowledge and skill necessary for the fabrication, assembling, handling, erection, installation, dismantling, adjustment, alteration, repair, servicing and design work when not prohibited by law, in accordance with accepted engineering data and/or according to manufacturers specifications in the aluminum metal, vinyl and fiberglass screening material construction trade.

(B) The scope of such work shall include and be limited to screened porches, screened enclosures, pool enclosures, preformed panel-post and beam roofs, mobile home panel roof-¬overs, residential glass window enclosures, vinyl panel window enclosures, single story self-contained aluminum utility storage structures (not to exceed 720 sq. ft.), siding, soffit, fascia, gutters, hurricane shutters, awnings, railings, decorative metals and aluminum fences. (gutters on a single-family dwelling are excluded).

(C) The scope of such work shall include masonry concrete work and be limited to foundations, slabs, block kneewalls, and walls not to exceed six (6) feet on a zero lot line property, incidental to the aluminum and allied materials construction work. The aluminum specialties contractor, whose services are limited, shall not perform any work that alters the structural integrity of the building including, but not limited to, roof trusses, lintels, load bearing walls and foundations. Aluminum specialties contractors shall subcontract to a licensed qualified contractor in the field concerned, all other work specified herein as being the exclusive work of a plumbing, electrical and mechanical contractor.

Courses For Aluminum Specialties

  • Palm Beach County (Florida) Aluminum Specialties Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon registration students obtain class material and a detailed introduction to the study program (same day you register!). Once the introduction has been completed, students receive access to class lectures which can be watched at any time; these lectures teach students how to solve typical exam questions. The student is also instructed on how to perform a series of exercises to develop an understanding of the distribution of information within the reference books. Tabbing of the books is conducted to help students find information faster within the books. Students are provided with hundreds of practice questions very similar to the ones found on the actual exams. As the students go through the program they have immediate access to professors who can assist them with any questions they might have; these professors are standing by morning, afternoon, and evening to answer any academic questions the students might have.

    The courses are carefully structured so that each student can go through the material at his/her own pace, based on his/her unique schedule limitations, and study skills. Students remain in the program for as long as they need to, until all the exams required for licensure have been passed. The students also have access to in-person classroom-style refresher courses which are held all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the state at no extra charge to the student and without limitations. These refresher classes are not mandatory and the training can be completed successfully without attending them.

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming refresher classes offered for this trade.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Palm Beach County (Florida) Business Procedures (GITS) Course

    Course Description: This course can be taken through morning, afternoon, and evening classes, every week. You will be able to choose from all available times and dates at the time of your registration (first come, first served).  Once you register for the course, you will be contacted to set up your training sessions according to your schedule. The subjects covered in this training will reflect material specific to this exam (no generic material). You can access the live classes from any computer and talk to your professor (one-on-one) in real time. You will also receive access to practice questions and training material to complete before taking the exam, after the live training sessions. An email with all instructions will be sent to the student’s email address, immediately after registration. Please continue scrolling down this page for a detailed list of books and subjects involved in this exam. 

    $240.00
    $240.00

Aluminum Specialties Exams

Aluminum Specialties Exam

  • Exam: BAE1C
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Concrete
    • Carpentry / Framing
    • Siding
    • Windows / Doors
    • Estimating
    • Safety
    • Earthwork / Securing

Business Procedures Exam

  • Exam: AAE2C
  • 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

Full Bookset For Aluminum Specialties

The books set includes all required references for both the Aluminum Specialties 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.

PALM BEACH COUNTY (FLORIDA) ALUMINUM SPECIALTIES (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $632.72

PALM BEACH COUNTY (FLORIDA) ALUMINUM SPECIALTIES (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $712.72

Aluminum Specialties Books

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

  • Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures

    Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.
    $67.51
    $67.51
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  • Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    Finish Carpentry: A Complete Interior & Exterior Guide

    This book is widely used by contractors trying to pass their county examinations for their license. This finish carpentry book is also used as a reference by contractors on the field.
    $8.78
    $8.78
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  • Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete

    Formwork for Concrete is published by ACI (American Concrete Institute) and is used for contractor testing by several counties in Florida.
    $221.52
    $221.52
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  • All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    All About Roofing and Siding Basics

    Ortho's All About Roofing and Siding Basics is a practical book which uses graphics to show the user how to properly select and install roofing and siding material. The book has become an important reference for contractors in those trades.
    $7.13
    $7.13
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  • Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook

    Excavation and Grading Handbook is an important reference for excavation contractors, specially those testing in Florida for a county license in said trade.
    $33.91
    $33.91
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  • Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas

    The Guide to Aluminum Construction in High-Wind Areas has a student version which is used for contractor testing in FL.
    $188.40
    $188.40
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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.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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Business Procedures 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
    $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.
    $36.04
    $36.04
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