Florida Irrigation Contractor License FAQ

Testing Company Info

Below is the testing company information you will need concerning your exam.

 

The answers to the examination questions will be based on the editions listed below. Some of the questions will also be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices. Editions earlier or later than those listed below can be brought to the examination but AT YOUR OWN RISK. However, ONLY ONE COPY of each reference will be allowed into the examination.

Photocopies will not be allowed unless the appropriate authorities (DBPR and the publishers) have given written authorization. Hand-written and typewritten notes are NOT allowed. Existing handwritten notes must be blackened out or whitened out completely, by the candidate, prohibiting legibility. Moveable tabs (e.g., Post-it® Flags) are NOT allowed. You will not be permitted to make any marks in your references during the examination.

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Scope

An irrigation specialty contractor is a contractor whose contracting business consists of the execution of contracts requiring the experience, financial means, knowledge, and skill to install, maintain, repair, alter, extend, manage, monitor, audit, or, if not prohibited by law, design irrigation systems. An irrigation specialty contractor may install, maintain, repair, alter, extend, manage, monitor, audit, or, if not prohibited by law, design irrigation systems, including any excavation work incidental thereto. An irrigation system includes all: piping; fittings; sprinklers; drip irrigation products; valves; irrigation controllers; control wiring; rain sensors; water pumps; water conservation devices; water harvesting systems; irrigation main lines downstream of a utility potable water meter or utility alternative water supply distribution line and dedicated backflow prevention device; and associated components installed for the delivery and application of water for the purpose of irrigation. Nothing in this rule shall be deemed to restrict or limit in any manner the scope of work authorized by law of other contractor classifications.

 

 

Examination Outline

The answers to the examination questions will be based on the editions listed below. Some of the questions will also be based on field experience and kno wledge of trade practices. Editions earlier or later than those listed below can be brought to the examination but AT YOUR OWN RISK. However, only one copy of each reference will be allowed into the examination.

Photocopies will not be allowed unless the appropriate authorities (DBPR and the publishers) have given written authorization. Hand written and typewritten notes are NOT allowed. Existing hand written notes must be blackened out or whitened out completely, by the candidate, prohibiting legibility. Moveable tabs (e.g., Post-it Flags) are NOT allowed. You will not be permitted to make any marks in your references during theexamination.

Construction Industry Licensing Board Examination At A Glance

Irrigation Contractors General Trade Knowledge Examination Content Information

 

 

Approved References

  1. Chapter 64E-6, Florida Administrative Code, Standards for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems, July 16, 2013
  2. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926
  3. NFPA 14 – Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems, 2013
  4. NFPA 99 - Health Care Facilities, (Chapter 3 & 5, Annex A & C), 2015 
  5. Plumber’s Handbook Revised, 2018, 5th Ed. 
  6. Solar Thermal Manual: Solar Water & Pool Heating Manual, 2006.
  7. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition 2013
  8. Florida Building Code - Mechanical, 2017
  9. Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2017
  10. Florida Building Code - Plumbing, 2017
  11. Florida Building Code - Residential, 2017
  12. Florida Building Code – Fuel Gas, 2017