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Florida State General, Building and Residential Contractor - Contract Administration & Project Management (Book Rental)

  • $2,395.00
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$1,195  (taxes and shipping included)

*plus $1,200 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped.

Total: $2,395

Book Rental for General, Building, or Residential Contractor

  • Includes highlighted and tabbed books
  • Trade (Contract Administration and Project Management) online course 
  • Business and Finance online course 
  • 6 months of access to online course
  • 6 months unlimited in person classes

This is the most comprehensive set of Florida State General, Building, and Residential 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 General Contractor trade exam books includes the below references:

  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, 2018 
  4. Builder's Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, Copyright 2001
  5. Florida Statues Chapter 455 (Current Edition)
  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, 10th ed
  11. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, Ronald C. Smith and Cameron K. Andres, 10th Edition, 2019 
  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

Requirements: To be a Florida Certified General, Building, or Residential 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, general, or residential 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
  • Foundation/Slabs greater than 20,000 sq. ft. 
  • Masonry walls
  • Steel erection
  • Column Erection
  • Formwork for structural reinforced concrete
  • Elevated slabs
  • One year experience in the construction of new homes
  • Foundation/Slabs
  • Masonry walls
  • Column Erection
  • Structural wood framing (including trusses and excluding platform framing)
  • Structural Demolition

*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.