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Florida Building Contractor Exam (Book Rental)
$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.
Book Rental for Building 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 access to virtual classes
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 the below references:
A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2017
A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2017
A701 Instructions to Bidders, 2018
Builders Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, Copyright 2001
- Florida Statues Chapter 455 (Current Edition)
Building Estimator’s Reference Book, Walker’s, 31st Edition, 2017
- Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, (OSHA1926)
Contractors Manual, 2017
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff and William C. Panarese,16th Edition, 2016
- Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th ed
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, Ronald C. Smith and Cameron K. Andres, 10th Edition, 2019
Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216, 2018 Edition.
- Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 9th Ed., 2017
Building Component Safety Information: BCSI-ED2-D “Guide to Good Practices for Handling, Installing and Bracing of Metal Connected Wood Trusses”, 2018
Florida Building Code - Building, 2020
Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2020
Florida Building Code - Residential, 2020
Florida Building Code – Existing Building, 2020
- Florida Building Code – Energy Conservation, 2020
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.