Florida Drywall Contractor (also known as a Gypsum Contractor) is a specialty contractor whose scope of work is limited to the installation of all necessary and incidental metal accessories, including non-load bearing metal studs, runners, hangers, channels, drywall metal suspension accessories and prefabricated ceiling materials; and the preparation of the surface over which drywall product is to be applied. This includes the application of base and finish coats specifically designed for the gypsum drywall products of their own erection. This category shall not include plastering, block, or wood partitions. Nothing in this rule shall be deemed to restrict or limit in any manner the scope of work authorized by law of other contractor classifications.
The complete set of Florida State Gypsum Contractors trade exam books includes the following books:
- C754-20 Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products.
- C840-20 Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board.
- C1047-19 Standard Specification for Accessories for Gypsum Wallboard and Gypsum Veneer Base.
- C1396-17 Standard Specification for Gypsum Board.
- Walker's Building Estimator’s Reference Book, Walkers 32nd Edition
- Ceiling Systems Handbook, A Stahl, 19th Printing, 2012, Revised 2019
- Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926
- Contractors Manual, 2021
- Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition
- Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216, 2018