Exam Prep Course
Florida Business and Finance Exam Prep Course
- Course Duration: Complete at Your Own Pace
- Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
- Books Required: 6
Florida Construction Business and Finance Exam Prep Course
All Florida State Contractor Applicants seeking CILB (Construction Industry Licensing Board) Licensure are required to take and pass the Florida Business and Finance exam. Passing the Business and Finance exam is required in addition to a specialty exam.
The Florida Business and Finance Exam requires pre-approval and is administered by Pearson VUE.
Contact or apply to Professional Testing Inc. (PTI) by either calling 407-264-0562 or online at http://www.floridaexam.com/ for approval to test.
After a candidate has been approved by Professional Testing, Inc., they may schedule to sit for their examination(s) by contacting the department’s examination vendor, Pearson VUE.
Exam Prep Course:
This course will prepare you for the Florida Business and Finance exam. We will cover the information within the approved reference manuals allowed inside the exam, listed here.
The online pre-recorded content includes test-taking tips and tricks, highlighting instructions for important sections to familiarize yourself with from each book, and practice exam questions for each book.
Class Days and Times:
This is an online, pre-recorded course that you can complete at your own time and pace.
Course access is granted for 180 days after purchase. To renew your access, contact our support team.
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Online Content is available for 180 days after purchase. To extend content access an additional 180 days, a $50 course extension fee is required. If you have any questions, please contact our support team.
The exam at Pearson VUE is open-book. You may bring the approved references into the exam, and reference manuals may be tabbed and highlighted. Tabs must be permanent adhesive tabs - removable tabs such as post-its are not allowed in the examination center.
You may take the following references into the exam with you:
- Florida Statutes Chapter 455, latest edition
- Builder's Guide to Accounting, 2001
- Florida Contractor's Manual, 2021 edition
- AIA A201 - General Conditions of the Contract for Construction
- AIA A401 - Standard Form of Agreement between Contractor-Subcontractor, 2017
- AIA A701 - Instructions to Bidders, 2018
Don't want to tab and highlight your books? We'll do it for you! Check out our tabbed and highlighted book bundle here.
Content Area A: 11% - Establishing the Contracting Business
Determining the Business Organizational Structure, Developing the Business Plan, Establishing Relationships with Other Professionals, Acquiring Fixed Assets, Obtaining Insurance
Content Area B: 26% - Managing Administrative Duties
Developing the Business, Determining Outsourced Services, Business Overhead; Preparing Bids/Proposals, Purchasing Materials/Supplies, Preparing Invoices, Maintaining Insurance
Content Area C: 10% - Managing Trade Operations
Scheduling Trade Operations, Maintaining OSHA/Safety Records, Purchase/Order Materials and Supplies, Leasing/Purchasing Equipment, Managing Materials/Tools/Equipment
Content Area D: 32% - Conducting Accounting Functions
Managing Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Flow; Filing Tax Forms, Tracking Job Costs, Calculating Employee Payroll
Content Area E: 6% - Managing Human Resources
Hiring New Employees, Developing HR Policies & Procedures, Evaluating Employees
Content Area F: 15% - Complying with Government Regulations
Complying with State and Federal Laws & Regulations