Florida Sheet Metal 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

"Sheet metal contractor" means a contractor whose services are unlimited in the sheet metal trade and who has the experience, knowledge, and skill necessary for the manufacture, fabrication, assembling, handling, erection, installation, dismantling, conditioning, adjustment, insulation, alteration, repair, servicing, or design, if not prohibited by law, of ferrous or nonferrous metal work of U.S. No. 10 gauge or its equivalent or lighter gauge and of other materials, including, but not limited to, fiberglass, used in lieu thereof and of air-handling systems, including the setting of air-handling equipment and reinforcement of same, the balancing of air-handling systems, and any duct cleaning and equipment sanitizing that requires at least a partial disassembling of the system.

 

 

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 the examination.

Construction Industry Licensing Board Examination At A Glance

Sheet Metal Contractors General Trade Knowledge Examination Content Information

 

 

Approved References

 

  1. NFPA 90A: Standards for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems
  2. NFPA 90B: Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems, 2015
  3. NFPA 96 Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial, 2015
  4. NFPA 91 Standard for Exhaust Systems for Air Conveying of Materials, 2014
  5. HVAC Duct Construction Standards, Metal and Flexible, 3rd Edition 2005
  6. SMACNA Architectural Sheet Metal 7th Edition
  7. Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards, 7th Edition, 2003
  8. Trane Ductulator
  9. 2017 Florida Building Code - Mechanical 
  10. 2017 Florida Contractors Manual
  11. OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulations