Florida General Contractors Exam (NASCLA)
What is NASCLA Accredited Commercial Contractor License Exam
The NASCLA Accredited Contractor Examination was created to improve the quality of construction examinations and enable the mobility of contractors across jurisdictions.
This is the first major step towards a national contractors license exam. Applicants take accredited examinations in addition to meeting other licensure requirements. Several states now accept this Accredited examination as meeting the trade examination requirement for Commercial Contractors.
The exam is accepted in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia.
In Florida the exam is accepted for the Following license trades exam. Certified General Contractor, Certified Building Contractor, Certified Residential Contractor.
NASCLA General Contractors Individual Books
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Below are the most Frequently asked questions on the NASCLA Commercial Trades Exam.
The NASCLA Exam available to applicants applying for licensure as a Certified General Contractor, a Certified Building Contractor, or a Certified Residential Contractor.
General Terms In general the term “contractor” means the person who is qualified for, and shall only be responsible for, the project contracted for and means, except as exempted in this part, the person who, for compensation, undertakes to, submits a bid to, or does himself or herself or by others construct, repair, alter, remodel, add to, demolish, subtract from, or improve any building or structure, including related improvements to real estate, for others or for resale to others; and whose job scope is substantially similar to the job scope described in one of the subsequent paragraphs of this subsection. For the purposes of regulation under this part, “demolish” applies only to demolition of steel tanks over 50 feet in height; towers over 50 feet in height; other structures over 50 feet in height, other than buildings or residences over three stories tall; and buildings or residences over three stories tall.
Applicant must meet one of the following methods of
Test Information This test covers information in the 12 subject areas below. The questions are created from content in the 21 book set shown below the following chart.
The NASCLA exam is also accepted in the following states Arkansas, Arizona, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia
The NASCLA exam is accepted as the trades exam for the following license Specifications. Based on the license you apply for you will be Permitted to do Commercial and Residential Building.