Florida Building Contractor Exam (Book Rental)

Florida Building Contractor Exam - Premium Book Rental

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Premium Package Pricing

**All packages include refundable deposit**

Total Cost: $1,195 (most affordable option) 

*plus $1,300 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped.

Total: $2,495

The Premium Book Rental for Florida Building Contractors Includes:

  • Includes all books and references that can be brought into the trade and business exams and the suggested study references that are not allowed into the trade exam to help you pass your exam
  • Books are highlighted & tabbed - test ready!
  • Trade (Contract Administration and Project Management) online self-paced home study exam prep course 
  • 6 month book rental period
  • 6 months of access to self-study courses
  • $1,300 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped
  • Total Cost: $1,195

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Use a blended, online home study or live instructor-led virtual class structure to tailor your prep to your individual learning style. Select your exam prep course and book rental period options from the drop down menu above.   

Self-Study Online Courses - 1 year
    1ExamPrep has mastered and perfected the process of passing any open-book contractor exam with our self-paced home study online exam prep course. Enjoy a full year of access to the online course and the books for your exams. 
      • 1 year book rental period
      • 1 year access to self-study courses
      • Business and Finance online self-study exam prep course
      • Trade (Contract Administration and Project Management) online self-study exam prep course
      • Test-ready tabbed and highlighted books
      • $1,500 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 1 year from the time they are shipped
      • Total Cost: $1,195

    Instructor-Led Virtual Classes - 6 months
      Use a blended, online home study or live instructor-led virtual class structure to tailor your prep to your individual learning style. Includes 6 months of exclusive access to live virtual classes led by industry expert teaching proven proprietary test taking methods in addition to access to the online home study exam prep courses. 
        • 6 month book rental period
        • 6 month access to weekly live instructor-led virtual classes
        • 6 months access to exam prep courses
        • Business and Finance online exam prep course
        • Trade (Contract Administration and Project Management) online exam prep course
        • Test-ready tabbed and highlighted books
        • 50 blank tabs for Business and Finance live virtual class
        • $1,300 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped
        • Total Cost: $1,495

        BEST VALUE: Instructor-Led Virtual Classes - 1 year
          Enjoy a full year of exclusive access to live virtual classes in addition to access to the online home study exam prep courses. Classes are led by industry expert with years of experience teaching proven test taking methods to pass your exam.
            • 1 year book rental period
            • 1 year access to weekly live instructor-led virtual classes 
            • 1 year access to exam prep courses
            • Business and Finance online exam prep course
            • Trade (Contract Administration and Project Management) online exam prep course
            • Test-ready tabbed and highlighted books
            • 50 blank tabs for Business and Finance live virtual class
            • $1,500 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 1 year from the time they are shipped
            • Total Cost: $1,695 

           


            This is the most comprehensive set of Florida State Building Contractor exam books available on the market today! 

            This book rental package includes all the books for the required Contract Administration, Project Management, and Business and Finance open book examinations already pre-tabbed and highlighted. All these books are professionally highlighted and tabbed by our instructors. This process takes our highly trained staff 16 hours to professionally detail your books. There are a total of 400 tabs, and 2,000 highlighted sections specifically for your exams. 

            *Please allow an additional 7-10 business days on tabbed and highlighted trade book package orders.*

            The complete set of professionally highlighted and tabbed Florida State Building Contractor exam books includes all of the below references:

            1. Florida Building Code - Building, 2020
            2. Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2020
            3. Florida Building Code - Residential, 2020
            4. Florida Building Code – Existing Building, 2020
            5. Florida Building Code – Energy Conservation, 2020
            6. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926 
            7. Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 10th Edition, 2020
            8. Building Component Safety Information: BCSI-ED2-D “Guide to Good Practices for Handling, Installing and Bracing of Metal Connected Wood Trusses”, 2018 
            9. Contractors Manual, 2021
            10. A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2017
            11. A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2017
            12. A701 Instructions to Bidders, 2018 
            13. Florida Statues Chapter 455 (Current Edition)
            14. Builders Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, Copyright 2001 (note: only allowed into the business exam, not allowed into the trade exam)
            15. Building Estimator’s Reference Book, Walker’s, 31st Edition, 2017 (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
            16. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff and William C. Panarese, 17th Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
            17. Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
            18. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, Ronald C. Smith and Cameron K. Andres, 10th Edition, 2019 (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
            19. Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216, 2018 Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)

               

               

              Requirements: To be a Florida Certified Building Contractor, you must be able to pass the contractor’s exams, provide a proven record of financial stability, and present evidence of your experience for the category in which you wish to be licensed. Applicants must have at least four years of field experience in the category being considered, and one of those years must be acting in a supervisory/foreman role.*

              When the contractor wishes to be certified as a building contractor, he/she must present evidence of experience in four of these categories:

              • Foundation/Slabs greater than 20,000 sq. ft. 
              • Masonry walls
              • Steel erection
              • Column Erection
              • Formwork for structural reinforced concrete
              • Elevated slabs

              *A minimum of one year of college credits from an accredited college or university and military service can apply towards a portion of the experience requirements. For more information regarding licensing requirements, please contact a licensing consultant at 954-210-3030.