Pinellas County | Specialty Structure License (GITS©)

A Specialty Structure Contractor is a contractor 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, canvas, vinyl and fiberglass screening, and allied construction materials. The scope of such work shall include and be limited to fabric coverings on metal substructures, screened porches, screened enclosures, pool enclosures, preformed panel-post and beam roofs, mobile home panel roofovers, residential glass window and door enclosures, vinyl panel window enclosures, single story self-contained aluminum utility storage structures (not to exceed 500 sq. ft.), siding, soffit, fascia and gutters. The scope of such work shall include wood work incidental to the aluminum and allied materials construction work. It shall be limited to the construction of wood framing for the walls of uninhabitable utility storage structures, raised wood decks for enclosures, and the repair and/or replacement of wood incidental to the installation of glass windows and doors, installation of siding, soffit, fascia, gutters and preformed panel-post and beam roofs. The scope of such work shall comply with all plans, specifications, codes, laws and regulations applicable. The scope of such work shall include masonry concrete work and be limited to foundations, slabs and block kneewalls incidental to the aluminum and allied construction materials construction work. The Specialty Structure 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. The specialty structure contractor shall subcontract, with a licensed qualified contractor in the field concerned, all other work incidental to that which is defined herein but which is the work of a trade other than that of a Specialty Structure Contractor.

Specialty Structure Courses

Specialty Structure Exams (Trade & Business)

Specialty Structure Exam

  • Exam: DQE1A
  • 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:
    • Foundations
    • Wall Sections
    • Roof Sections
    • Insulation
    • Windows
    • Post and Beam Structures
    • Roofovers
    • Siding, Soffit, & Fascias
    • Gutters and Downspouts

Business and Law Exam

  • Exam: AAE2A
  • 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

Specialty Structure Full Bookset

The books set includes all required references for both the Specialty Structure 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.

PINELLAS COUNTY (FLORIDA) SPECIALTY STRUCTURE (GITS) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $524.19

PINELLAS COUNTY (FLORIDA) SPECIALTY STRUCTURE (GITS) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

Sales price: $594.19

Specialty Structure Books

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

Business and Law Books

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