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 (Non H&T Book Rental)

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Book Rental for General Contractor

  • Includes complete book set with pre-printed Tabs
  • Trade course (GC course)
  • Business and Finance course online
  • 6 months of access to online course

This is the most comprehensive set of Florida State General Contractor trade exam books available on the market today! 

To be a Florida Certified Contractor, you must be able to pass the contractor’s test, provide a proven record of financial stability, and present evidence of your experience for the category in which you wish to be licensed. A contractor must have at least four years of field experience in the category being considered, and one of those years has to be acting in a supervisory role. This last requirement could be substituted for at least three years of undergraduate credit hours. When the contractor wishes to be certified as a building or general contractor, he/she must present evidence of experience in four of these categories:

  • Masonry walls
  • Steel erection
  • Elevated slabs
  • Pre-cast concrete structures
  • Column erection

The complete set of 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, 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
  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