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Method 1: "Upgrade method"
Four years experience as a worker or foreman of which at least one year must have been as a foreman.
Most of you have gained the required 4 years experience to become a General or Building Contractor. All of you have gained this experience as a licensed General or Building contractor.
61G4-15.001 (1)(b) Applicants shall follow the guidelines set forth in this section when seeking to verify active experience in accordance with paragraph 61G4-15.001(1)(a), F.A.C.
If the applicant’s category is: Plumbing
The following licensees can verify the applicant’s active experience: General, Building, Residential and/or Roofing contractor
Method 2:”College Degree in Building Construction”
489.113 Qualifications for practice; restrictions.—
(1) Any person who desires to engage in contracting on a statewide basis shall, as a prerequisite thereto, establish his or her competency and qualifications to be certified pursuant to this part. To establish competency, a person shall pass the appropriate examination approved by the board and certified by the department. If an applicant has received a baccalaureate degree in building construction from an accredited 4-year college, or a related degree as approved by the board by rule, and has a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, such applicant is only required to take and pass the business and finance portion of the examination. Any person who desires to engage in contracting on other than a statewide basis shall, as a prerequisite thereto, be registered pursuant to this part, unless exempted by this part.
Person will still have to prove experience as per section III Part A .