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Accelerate & Advance Your Career

Florida

Contractor Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

No matter what construction license you're after, Florida requires a passing score on the Business and Finance exam. We offer online exam prep, books for the exam, and additional services to help you obtain your license. All our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. Our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Florida trade license.

  • FREE
    Bus. & Finance
    Exam Prep
  • $294 $279
    Books & Course
    Bundle
Individual taking the exam prep course and exam prep for Florida online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Contractor in Florida
  • Electrical Contractor

    Electrical Contractors are licensed to install, repair, alter, add to, or design electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, and conduit, including the electrical installations and systems within plants and substations and ALL alarm systems and specialty categories.

  • HVAC/R Contractor

    HVAC/R Contractors (CMC-C) are able to bid work to install and maintain equipment for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, gas piping, and geothermal.

  • Plumbing Contractor

    Plumbing Contractors are unlimited in the execution of contracts to install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend, or design central air-conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and ventilating systems, including duct work in connection with a complete system.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

CONTRACTOR CLASS A RequirementsTesting

Pass 2 exams with 70% on each

  • Business and Finance
  • Trade Exam
CONTRACTOR CLASS B requirementsOther Requirements

Each trade specific requirements for obtaining a license. Visit the Florida page to see which license types we offer exam prep for.

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Florida DBPR at 850-487-1395 or visit the Contractor's Board Website.

14 hours of continuing education are required each renewal. Other than electrical, Florida does not have any reciprocity agreements.

With RocketCert, our education is written but a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better price, we will beat it by 20%.


RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
Exam Pre-Approval

The first step is to obtain pre-approval for your exam. This can be completed through PTI by calling 407-264-0562.

PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 800-733-9267 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

LEgal items

Next you will need to submit to background checks, form a legal entity, obtain all required insurance, and obtain a bond (if necessary).

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through DBPR to obtain your Florida Contractors License. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your construction exam, first obtain pre-approval with PTI by visiting floridaexam.com or call 407-264-0562. After you have been approved, you can schedule your exams with Pearson VUE at 888-204-6230.

Division I contractors (General, Building, and Residential) must pass three examinations: Business & Finance, Contract Administration, and Project Management.

Exam details Business and Finance Exam

  • Total Questions: 120
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 6.5 Hours
  • OPEN BOOK
More info Trade Exam

Each trade has individual exams, visit the corresponding page to find out the exact exam details.
Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Florida exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math and accounting, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each reference, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".


Builder's Guide to Accounting, Revised

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$34

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Florida Contractors Manual (2017)

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$129

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AIA 201 - 2017

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$29

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AIA 401 - 2017

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$29

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AIA 701 - 2017

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$24

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Florida Statutes Chapter 455, 2019
Free / Online
About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 24/7. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select from the training below and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


LIFETIME ACCESS

Why pay for something knowing your time with it is limited? At RocketCert, we believe in offering lifetime access to your training, even though it will not be needed.

EXPERT EDUCATION

Our education is written industry experts. We believe in helping you with your career, and that help begins with offering best in class education.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

We are here for you. Have a question? Need support? Our team is available 7 days a week for technical support. We pride ourselves in taking care of you.

EASY TO TAKE

Our training is available 24/7 and you can start and stop as needed. With our mobile ready courses, you can take from nearly any device at any location.