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Florida Contractors, You Now Have LESS Than 60 Days to Renew Your License

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Florida construction worker with circular saw in handFlorida Contractors must renew their license by August 31st 2016. Part of the renewal process is completing 14-hours of approved continued education. The Builders License Training Institute has 6 fully approved 14-hour contractor renewal packages, one of which is touching on one of the hottest topics to hit the air waves.

Florida Contractor Continued Education Requirements:

All Registered Contractors and Certified Contractors are required to complete fourteen (14) hours of continuing education each renewal cycle.  Of the fourteen hours, one hour is required in each of the following topics:

  • Specialized or Advanced Module that is approved by the Florida Building Commission
  • Workplace Safety
  • Business Practices
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Laws and Rules Regulating the Construction Industry
  • Wind Mitigation Methodologies (if license is held in the following category:  General, Building, Residential, Roofing, Specialty Structure, or Glass & Glazing.

The remaining hours may include any of the above topics or general topics to the industry.

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Featured New Course!

Drones are the new tool companies are raving about for their marketing and personal use. There are many potential uses for drones in the construction industry, survey mapping, marketing and advertising, and security are just a handful of uses.DSLR picture of a Drone Ready To Fly. The quadcopter has a gimble mounted 4K video camera and The drone is a Yuneec Typhoon Q500+.

Builders License Training Institute’s courses are easy to navigate and designed for students who wish to work at their own pace, or around a busy work schedule. Our 14-hour Drones in Construction and Successful Site Design package is all you will need for this year’s licensing cycle including the states mandatory 6-hour Required Competency course.

Do I Have to Submit My Florida Contractor CE Certificate to The State?

You don’t, but your provider does. Approved continuing education providers must submit all completed hours to the state so that they can be applied to your specific license. This is one of the many reasons choosing a high-quality training provider (such as Builders License Training Institute) is so important.