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Putnam County (GITS©) Underground Utilities License

Underground Utility Contractor shall mean those whose services are limited to the construction, installation, and repair, on public or private property, of main sanitary, sewer collection systems, main water distribution systems, storm sewer collection systems, and the continuation of utility lines from the main systems to a point of termination up to and including the meter location for the individual occupancy, sewer collection systems at property line on residential or single-occupancy commercial properties, or on multi-occupancy commercial properties at manhole or wye lateral extended to an invert elevation as engineered to accommodate future building sewers, water distribution systems, or storm sewer collection systems at storm sewer structures.

Underground Utilities Courses

  • Putnam County (Florida) Underground Utilities Contractor (GITS) Course

    Course Description: Upon enrolment the student receives an email containing his/her ID and Password combination to access the eCampus. The student can access the eCampus 24/7 for as long as it is necessary until he/she passes all licensing exams. The eCampus contains VIDEOS, PRACTICE QUESTIONS (similar to those seen on the actual exams), typical MATH PROBLEMS with step-by-step solutions, and detailed instructions on how to FIND ANSWERS within the books. The student also has access to optional in-person classroom-style refresher seminars. The training can be completed fully online, but if the student prefers, he/she can go to any number of REFRESHER SEMINARS (no extra charges or limitations).

    Click here for a list of dates and locations of upcoming Refresher Seminars offered for this trade.

    $425.00
    $425.00
  • Putnam County (Florida) Business and Finance (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

Exams For Underground Utilities

Underground Utilities Exam

  • Exam: SFE1P
  • 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:
    • Excavating and Grading
    • Florida Road and Bridge Specifications
    • Design Elevations
    • Safety OSHA
    • Concrete Pipe Installation
    • Concrete
    • Concrete Formwork
    • Concrete Reinforcing Steel
    • Jacking and Boring

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

Books Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Underground Utilities 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.

PUTNAM COUNTY (FLORIDA) UNDERGROUND UTILITIES (GITS) BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $642.70

PUTNAM COUNTY (FLORIDA) UNDERGROUND UTILITIES (GITS) BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

Sales price: $742.70

Underground Utilities Books

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

  • 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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  • 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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  • Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars

    Placing Reinforcing Bars covers all aspects of concrete reinforcement.
    $73.14
    $73.14
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  • The Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction

    The Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction

    The Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction is published by The Florida Department of Transportation and is the go-to standard for this type of civil construction.
    $118.44
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  • Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe

    The Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe is an important reference used by Underground Utilities and Excavation Contractors in Florida.
    $15.34
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  • Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation

    Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation

    Concrete Pipe & Box Culvert Installation is a popular book among underground utilities & excavation contractors and civil designers. In Florida this book is used for Underground Utility Contractor testing.
    $24.40
    $24.40
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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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  • 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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  • American Electricians Handbook

    American Electricians Handbook

    The American Electrician's Handbook provides the student with all there is to know about designing, maintaining, and operating electrical systems and equipment..
    $81.84
    $81.84
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  • Ugly's Electrical References

    Ugly's Electrical References

    Ugly's Electrical References, 2017 Edition is the on-the-job reference tool of choice for electrical professionals.
    $19.57
    $19.57
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Business and Law 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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