To prepare those wishing to be licensed with the State of Florida as Air Conditioning Contractors, with the best techniques to study the books required by the state and the most important points to pass the exam.
The State examination can be taken in Spanish or English. The books are in English only. If students cannot read English, not a hindrance, since the exam questions are identical to questions from the books. The course will teach you to find where the questions are with your answers.
Books for the course:
|• Contractors Manual – (2009 Edition with 2003 Circular E)|
|• A.1.A Documents A-201 (07 Ed.), A-401 (07 Ed.), A701- (97 Ed.)|
|• Builder’s Guide to Accounting by M.C. Thomsett (2006 Edition)|
|• Florida Statutes Chapter 455 (2007 Edition)|
|• Code of Federal Regulations (OSHA) 29 Part 1926 (2007 Edition)|
|• A/C and Refrigeration Troubleshooting Hdb. (2003 2nd Edition)|
|• Code of Federal Regulations (OSHA) 29 Part 1926 (2007)|
|• NFPA: 90A (2009Edition)|
|• NFPA: 90B (2009Edition)|
|• NFPA: 91 (2004 Edition)|
|• NFPA: 96 (2004 Edition)|
|• Pipefitters Handbook (3rd. Edition 1967)|
|• Fibrous Glass Duct Const. Standards (SMACNA 7th Edition 2003)|
|• HVAC Duct Const. Stands. Metal & Flex. (3rd Edition 2005)|
|• Energy Systems Analysis and Management (1st Edition 1997)|
|• Trane Air Conditioning Manual (75th Printing 2007 Edition)|
|• Trane Ductular (1976 or later)|
|• Trane Reciprocating Refrigeration Manual (71st Printing 2008)|
|• Energy Efficient Building Construction in Florida (2007)|
|• Florida Mechanical Code w/Chapter 13 (2004 Edition with 2006 Revisions)|
|• Architectural Scale: Including ½” and 1/8”|
What can you do with a Mechanical Contractor license?
A "mechanical" contractor means a contractor whose services are unlimited in the execution of contracts requiring the experience, knowledge, and ability to install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend, or design central air, refrigeration, heating and ventilation systems, including duct work over a complete system. A "mechanical contractor" will not perform any work nor will include any work such as fuel lines, liquefied petroleum gas inside buildings, fodder and drinking water connections, sanitary sewer lines, tubing and swimming pool filters, or electrical wiring order.
The course consists of several modules:
|1. Basic math|
|2. Mathematics applied to construction problems|
|3. Mathematics applied to construction problems|
|4. Accounting and finance applied to business|
|5. Accounting and finance applied to business|