Building Contractor (GITS) License | Palm Beach County (Florida)

(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 stories in height, or 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 4 years experience in a supervisory capacity under a general contractor or have been a licensed residential building contractor for not less than 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, refrigeration contractors, or elevator contractors.

Building Contractor License Courses

Exams For Building Contractor

Building Exam

  • Exam: GBE1C
  • Testing Method: Open book
  • Testing Company: GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service)
  • Hours Alloted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Safety
    • Estimating and Plan Reading
    • Concrete
    • Concrete Reinforcement
    • Roofing
    • Structural Steel
    • Masonry
    • Carpentry
    • Foundations
    • Sitework
    • Drywall
    • Concrete Formwork
    • Acoustical Ceilings
    • Metal Lightweight Framing
    • Associated Trades

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

Building Contractor Bookset

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

Sales price: $1,342.40

PALM BEACH COUNTY (FLORIDA) BUILDING (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $1,442.40

Building Books

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

Business Procedures Books

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