Florida Solar 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

"Solar contractor" means a contractor whose services consist of the installation, alteration, repair, maintenance, relocation, or replacement of solar panels for potable solar water heating systems, swimming pool solar heating systems, and photovoltaic systems and any appurtenances, apparatus, or equipment used in connection therewith, whether public, private, or otherwise, regardless of use. A contractor, certified or registered pursuant to this chapter, is not required to become a certified or registered solar contractor or to contract with a solar contractor in order to provide services enumerated in this paragraph that are within the scope of the services such contractors may render under this part.

 

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

Solar Contractors General Trade Knowledge Examination Content Information

 

 

Approved References

  1. Solar Water and Pool Heating Manual FSEC
  2. NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems, 2015
  3. NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-Slope Roof Systems, 2017
  4. NRCA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roof Systems, 2016
  5. Photovoltaic System Design, (Course Manual), 3rd Edition
  6. Solar Construction Safety
  7. Photovoltaic Systems, 3rd Edition
  8. Walker's Building Estimator's Reference Book, 31st Edition 
  9. NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC), 2014
  10. 2017 Florida Building Code - Residential 
  11. 2017 Florida Building Code - Plumbing 
  12. OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulations