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State Exam Preparation

Contractor exam preparation is our mission!

Our live classes, workbooks and home study guides have led to over 95% of our students easily passing the Florida Contractor License Exam.

Our workbooks are constantly updated, assuring the latest exam information available!

Here are some facts about the Florida Contractors Licensing Exam:

  • Florida State Certified Contractors are licensed by the state of Florida (DBPR) and can work anywhere in Florida.
  • The cost of the 2-day exam is $135.00 + an $80.00 site fee.
  • Business and Financial Management exam is given by Pearson Vue and is a computer based exam. The cost for that is $80.00.
  • You can download an application to print and mail or apply online at
  • After you attend our licensing school classes and pass your exam, you can apply for the license.

Florida Contractor License Exam Information

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has contracted with Professional Testing, Inc., to register candidates, develop, and score professional examinations for the Construction Industry Licensing Board. Individuals desiring to sit for construction trade knowledge, contract administration, project management, or business & finance examination parts are required to apply directly with Professional Testing, Inc.

For questions: 407.264.0562
To apply online:

Completed applications and appropriate fees must be received by Professional Testing, Inc., no later than 30 days prior to the examination date.

Plumbing trade knowledge examinations are administered in paper and pencil format and are offered multiple times per year. Candidates approved to sit for these examinations will receive confirmation from Professional Testing, Inc., that includes the specific date, time, and location of the examination.

All other construction examinations, including the business & finance examination part, are administered in computer-based testing format. 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.

Download the complete Candidate Information Booklet for the Construction Licensure Examinations.

Download the complete Candidate Information Booklet for the Electrical Licensure Examinations.

Download the complete Candidate Information Booklet for the Plumbing Licensure Examinations.

At BTES we do it ALL.

We will help you pass your exams and process your Florida Contractor License application.

Give us a call to go over the general qualifications at 800.832.2496 or use the BTES contact form for more information. When we hear from you about applying for the State License Exam our Education Coordinators walk you through the examination process, answer your questions, and help you develop a timeline for licensing.

We have courses conveniently located in Kissimmee, Clearwater, Naples and Sarasota.

Prepare. Learn. Pass. Build your future today with Building Trades Education Services. Pass your Florida State Contractor License Exam!