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 an Air Conditioning Contractor Class "A" license?
CA and RA - A "Contractor" A "Air Conditioning" means a contractor which services are unlimited in the execution of contracts requiring the experience, knowledge, and ability to install, maintain, repair, fabricate, alter, extend, or Central Air design, cooling system, heating and ventilation system. Contractors Class "A" can also execute contracts requiring experience in the installation, maintenance, repair, fabrication, modification, extension or design of duct work over a complete system but only to the extent that such work duct is performed by the contractor as necessary to complete an air distribution system, the boiler and unfired pressure vessel system, and all dependencies, apparatus, or equipment used in connection with them. A contractor class "A" Air Conditioning will not do any work such as liquefied petroleum gas or fuel lines within buildings, natural gas, drinking water, fodder or connections, sanitary sewer lines, tubing and swimming pool filters, or wiring electric power.
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|