Florida General Contractor (GC) Exam Preparation

General Contractors

Program Overview

Prepare for the Florida General, Building and Residential Contractor exam with experienced instructors that combine licensed design and construction experience with college faculty expertise. SF's instructor guided small personalized class format sessions are focused on strengthening the exam preparation strategies and skills you will use to pass the exam the first time. The classes are offered in two sessions, three consecutive days each, during the month preceding the exam. All of the exam reference books are available through the SF Bookstore, on campus or online.

Success on the exam will depend on the time and effort in preparing. SF's resources are intended to help you focus on the necessary hard work. You will learn and sharpen the skills needed in the business, finance, contract administration and project management areas to pass the test with small in-person classes and personalized attention.

The program consists of:

  • Book by Book Comprehensive Review of technical concepts and principles
  • Practice Exams with emphasis on learning to solve technical problems and quickly find answers using the reference books

In addition to preparing you to take the exam by reviewing materials, subjects, formulas and problems we work on test taking methods and timing to confidently: approach, solve, answer and verify the correct answer.

Communication with and access to Instructor prior to and after classes for assistance on the examination and/or licensing process, materials, references, questions and problems is available.

Course Overview

The Florida General, Building and Residential Contractor exams are recognized as some of the most difficult anywhere. The exams are an open book, time limited three-part set. Passing the exam will require not only the understanding of current materials but the ability to effectively verify the information required.

You will need to be prepared, organized and have a great deal of practice with speed and efficiency. The course will help you focus and strengthen the skills necessary to quickly answer questions, solve problems and verify the correct answers.

Exam topics covered:

  1. Business and Finance
  2. Contract Administration
  3. Project Management
  4. Specialty & Trade Knowledge

We are certain that our courses will get you to pass the exam in the first try that we are offering you a free repeat of the course or any part of the course, at no cost if you do not pass.

Course Schedule

ProgramHoursCostFeb / Mar
CON0009.0T1 Specialty & Trade Knowledge 24 $425 Feb. 8, 9, 10
CON0001.0T1 Full 48 $850 Feb. 13, 14, 15, 27, 28, & Mar. 1
CON0007.0T1 Contract Admin. & Project Management 24 $450 Feb. 13, 14, 15
CON0004.0T1 Business & Finance 24 $450 Feb. 27, 28, & Mar. 1
ProgramHoursCostMar / Apr / May / June
CON0009.0T2 Specialty & Trade Knowledge 24 $425 Mar. 27, 28, 29 & May 29, 30, 31
CON0001.0T2 Full 48 $850 Apr. 3, 4, 5, 13, 14, 17
CON0007.0T2 Contract Admin. & Project Management 24 $450 Apr. 3, 4, 5
CON0004.0T2 Business & Finance 24 $450 Apr. 13, 14, 17
CON0001.0T3 Full 48 $850 Jun. 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 19
CON0007.0T3 Contract Admin. & Project Management 24 $450 Jun. 5, 6, 7
CON0004.0T3 Business & Finance 24 $450 Jun. 15, 16, 19

All books, manuals, and codes required for the exam are available for purchase and are not included in the tuition fee.


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