Florida Residential Contractor Book Rental

Florida Residential Contractor Exam (Book Rental)

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**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

Book Rental for Florida Residential Contractors Includes:

  • Highlighted and tabbed books
  • Business and Finance online self-paced home study exam prep course 
  • 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 course. 
        • 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 course. 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 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 Residential Contractor 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. Builders 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, 17th Edition
            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, 10th Ed., 2020
            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, 2020
            16. Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2020
            17. Florida Building Code - Residential, 2020
            18. Florida Building Code – Existing Building, 2020
            19. Florida Building Code – Energy Conservation, 2020

             

            Requirements: To be a Florida Certified 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:

            • 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.