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

Florida State General, Building and Residential Contractor - Contract Administration & Project Management (Budget Friendly - Non H&T Book Rental)

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**All packages include refundable deposit**

$945 (most affordable option)

*plus $750 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped.

Total: $1,695

Book Rental for General, Building, or Residential Contractor Includes:

  • Includes all books and references that can be brought into the trade and business exams (does not include suggested references that are not allowed into the trade exam)
  • Pre-printed tabs for all 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
  • $750 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped
  • Total Cost: $945

    Upgrade Your Rental Package:

    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
        • 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
        • Complete book set with pre-printed tabs
        • $950 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 1 year from the time they are shipped
        • Total Cost: $945

      Instructor-Led Virtual Classes - 6 months
          • 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
          • Complete book set with pre-printed tabs
          • 50 blank tabs for Business and Finance live virtual class
          • $750 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 6 months from the time they are shipped
          • Total Cost: $1,345

          BEST VALUE: Instructor-Led Virtual Classes - 1 year
              • 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
              • Complete book set with pre-printed tabs
              • 50 blank tabs for Business and Finance live virtual class
              • $950 refundable deposit if books are returned in similar condition within 1 year from the time they are shipped
              • Total Cost: $1,145

             



                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 together with pre-printed tabs. There are a total of 400 tabs, and 2,000 highlighted sections specifically for your exams. 

                The complete set of Florida State General, Building, or Residential Contractor trade exam books includes the below references:

                1. Florida Building Code - Building, 2020
                2. Florida Building Code - Accessibility, 2020
                3. Florida Building Code - Residential, 2020
                4. Florida Building Code – Existing Building, 2020
                5. Florida Building Code – Energy Conservation, 2020
                6. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926 
                7. Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida, 10th Edition, 2020
                8. Building Component Safety Information: BCSI-ED2-D “Guide to Good Practices for Handling, Installing and Bracing of Metal Connected Wood Trusses”, 2020 
                9. Contractors Manual, 2021 
                10. A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, 2017
                11. A401 Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2017
                12. A701 Instructions to Bidders, 2018 
                13. Florida Statues Chapter 455 (Current Edition)
                14. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, Ronald C. Smith and Cameron K. Andres, 10th Edition, 2019 
                15. Builders Guide to Accounting, Michael C. Thomsett, Copyright 2001 (note: only allowed into the business exam, not allowed into the trade exam)
                16. Walker's Building Estimator’s Reference Book, 32nd Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
                17. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff and William C. Panarese, 17th Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
                18. Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam)
                19. Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216, 2018 Edition (note: suggested study reference - not allowed into the trade exam) 
                20. Pre-printed tabs for all of the above books

                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.