Florida General Contractor Exam Complete Book Set

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Florida General Contractor Exam Complete Book Set. Florida's General Contractor Exam is an open book test that has 19 trade books, this package includes all 19 trade books for Florida General Contractor exam. 

 

To be a Florida Certified Contractor, you must be able to pass the contractor’s test, provide a proven record of financial stability, and present evidence of your experience for the category in which you wish to be licensed. A contractor must have at least four years of field experience in the category being considered, and one of those years has to be acting in a supervisory role. This last requirement could be substituted for at least three years of undergraduate credit hours. When the contractor wishes to be certified as a building or general contractor, he/she must present evidence of experience in four of these categories:

  • Masonry walls
  • Steel erection
  • Elevated slabs
  • Pre-cast concrete structures
  • Column erection
  • Formwork for structural reinforced concrete

In addition to these requirements, contractors must have a background check done, insurance minimum bonding active at all times ($300K liability, $5k property damage) or any other amount the contractor boards deemed necessary. Finally, the contractor must also present active workers’ compensation coverage or an exemption.

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The complete set of Florida State General Contractor trade exam books includes the following:
    1. A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2017
    2. A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2017
    3. A701 Instructions to Bidders, 1997
    4. Builder's Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, Copyright 2001
    5. Florida Statues Chapter 455, 2018
    6. Building Estimator’s Reference Book, Walker’s, 31st Edition, 2017 
    7. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, (OSHA1926)
    8. Contractors Manual, 2017
    9. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff and William C. Panarese,16th Edition, 2016 
    10. Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, 2011
    11. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, Ronald C. Smith and Cameron K. Andres, 9th Edition, 2013
    12. Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216, 2018 Edition.
    13. Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 9th Ed., 2017
    14. Building Component Safety Information: BCSI-ED2-D “Guide to Good Practices for Handling, Installing and Bracing of Metal Connected Wood Trusses”, 2018
    15. Florida Building Code - Building, 2017
    16. Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2017
    17. Florida Building Code - Residential, 2017
    18. Florida Building Code – Existing Building, 2017
    19. Florida Building Code – Energy Conservation, 2017

 

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