Florida Contractor Continuing Education


We are a Florida DBPR approved online continuing education provider (DBPR provider ID is: 0005624 and our CILB CE provider license number is PVD1291).

Complete your continuing education to renew your FL contractor license today. All of our courses can be completed At Your Pace Online to help you meet the state's requirements to maintain your license. Once you finish your class you will have an official certificate of completion to save for your records, and we will report your course completion to the state for you. If you hold a Certificate of Competency in Miami-Dade County be sure to check out our special offerings towards the bottom of this page.

Go here for our Electrical Contractor Courses.

How to Renew a FL Contractor License


  • Registered Contractors must renew by August 31st every odd-numbered year.
  • Certified Contractors must renew by August 31st of even-numbered years.
  • All FL contractors are required to obtain 14 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • Of the 14 total hours, 1 hour of each of the following topics must be completed:
    • Workplace Safety (WPS);
    • Workers' Compensation (WC);
    • Business Practices (BSP);
    • Advanced Building Code (ADV);
    • Laws and Rules (L&R);
    • Wind Mitigation (WMM).
  • The remaining eight (8) hours are considered 'General' and can cover any of the listed topics above.
  • If your license was issued more than 1 year, but less than 2 years, prior to August 31st of the renewal year, you owe 7 hours of general credits of continuing education.
  • If your license was issued less than 12 months prior to August 31st of the renewal years, you do not owe any continuing education.
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Florida 14 Hour Contractor CE Course

14 Hour Course $ 99.00

This 14 hour course is specifically designed to meet the requirements for Florida Contractors.

This course includes:

  • Florida Advanced Building Code (1 Hr Adv. Building Codes)

  • Regulations Governing Contractors (2 Hrs Laws & Rules)

  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation (1 Hr Wind Mitigation)

  • Construction Safety (2 Hrs Workplace Safety)

  • Workers' Compensation (1 Hr Workers' Compensation)

  • Professionalism Concepts (1 Hr Business Practices)

  • Business Contracts (2 Hrs Business Practices)

  • Marketing and Sales (3 Hrs Business Practices)

  • Liability and Risk Management (1 Hr Business Practices)

This course meets all of your requirements (ADV, BSP, L&R, WMM, WC & WPS).

Our CILB Course Approval ID is: 0611279


Florida 14 Hour Contractor: Intro to Green Practices

14 Hour Course $ 99.00

This 14 hour course is specifically designed to meet the continuing education requirements for Florida Contractors to renew their license.

This course includes:

  • Florida Advanced Building Code (1.5 Hr Adv. Building Codes)

  • Advanced Florida Business Practices: Liens (1 Hr Business Practices)

  • Regulations Governing Contractors (2 Hrs Laws & Rules)

  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation (1.5 Hr Wind Mitigation)

  • Construction Safety (3 Hrs Workplace Safety)

  • Workers' Compensation (1 Hr Workers' Compensation)

  • Photovoltaic Systems (2 Hrs General)

  • Rainwater Harvesting (2 Hrs General)

This course meets all of your requirements (ADV, BSP, L&R, WMM, WC & WPS)

CILB Course ID: 0612178


Florida 14 Hr Contractor: Basic Builder Fundamentals

14 Hour Course $ 99.00

The continuing education content in this 14 hour course is specifically designed to meet the license renewal requirements for Florida Contractors.

This course includes:

  • Florida Advanced Building Code (1.5 Hr Adv. Building Codes)

  • Advanced Florida Business Practices: Liens (1 Hr Business Practices)

  • Regulations Governing Contractors (2 Hrs Laws & Rules)

  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation (1.5 Hr Wind Mitigation)

  • Construction Safety (3 Hrs Workplace Safety)

  • Workers' Compensation (1 Hr Workers' Compensation)

  • The Basics of Masonry (1 Hr General)

  • Drywall Fundamentals (1 Hr General)

  • Building the Exterior Shell (2 Hrs General)

This course meets all of your requirements (ADV, BSP, L&R, WMM, WC & WPS)

FL CILB Course ID: 0612181


Florida 14 Hr Plumbing Contractor CE

14 Hour Course $ 99.00

This course is specifically designed to meet the requirements for Florida plumbing contractors.

This course includes:

  • Florida Building Code, Plumbing, ¬†Advanced Code (1 Hr Adv. Building Codes)

  • Regulations Governing Contractors (2 Hrs Laws & Rules)

  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation (1 Hr Wind Mitigation)

  • Construction Safety (2 Hrs Workplace Safety)

  • Workers' Compensation (1 Hr Workers' Compensation)

  • Professionalism Concepts (1 Hr Business Practices)

  • Business Contracts (2 Hrs Business Practices)

  • Marketing and Sales (3 Hrs Business Practices)

  • Liability and Risk Management (1 Hour Business Practices)

Our CILB Course Approval ID is: 0611860


Florida 14 Hour 2017 NEC Electrical Contractor CE

14 Hour Course $ 99.00

Our 2017 NEC 14 hour course is state approved and will meet all of the continuing education requirements for Electrical Contractors. This course includes the following modules:

  • Changes to the National Electrical Code for 2017 Chapter 1, 2, 3 & 8 (7 Hours Technical/Code Change)

  • OSHA 1926: Safety and Health Regulations for Construction (1 Hour Safety)

  • Workers Compensation (1 Hour Workers Compensation)

  • Discussion of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) (1 Hour Safety)

  • Basic Professionalism Concepts (1 Hour Business)

  • Basic Business Contracts (2 Hours Business)

  • 2010 Florida Advanced Building Codes (1 Hour Advanced Module)

  • Florida Rule & Law (1 Hour Rules & Laws)

Our online course is approved by the state (ID 0801811).

If you are an Alarm System Agent or a Fire Alarm System Agent, you need to take the Alarm Electrical Contractor CE course.


Florida 14 Hour 2017 NEC Alarm and Electrical Contractor CE

14 Hour Course $ 99.00

Our 2017 NEC 14 hour course is state approved and will meet all of the continuing education requirements for Alarm and/or Electrical Contractors. This course includes the following modules:

  • Changes to the National Electrical Code for 2017 Chapters 1, 2, 3 & 8 (7 Hours Technical/Code Change)

  • OSHA 1926: Safety and Health Regulations for Construction (1 Hour Safety)

  • Workers Compensation (1 Hour Workers Compensation)

  • Basic Business Contracts (1 Hour Business)

  • 2010 Florida Advanced Building Codes (1 Hour Advanced Module)

  • Florida Rule & Law (1 Hour Rules & Laws)

  • False Alarm Prevention (2 Hours False Alarm)

Course Approval #: 0801812


Miami Dade 8 Hour Contractor Fundamentals & Hot Topics

8 Hour Course $ 79.00

This 8 hour course is specifically designed to meet the continuing education requirements for Florida contractors holding a Certificate of Competency in Miami-Dade County to renew their license.

This course includes:

  • Miami-Dade Ordinance Chapter 10 (1 Hr Laws & Rules)

  • F.S. 713 Construction Lien Law (1 Hrs Business Practices)

  • Rainwater Harvesting (2 Hrs General)

  • Photovoltaic Systems (2 Hrs General)

  • Building the Exterior Shell (2 Hrs General)

Course ID: D115-002


Miami Dade 8 Hour Contractor: Codes & Best Business Practices

8 Hour Course $ 79.00

This course provides 8 hours of continuing education content for Florida Contractors who hold a Certificate of Competency in Miami-Dade County and are seeking to renew their licenses.

This course includes:

  • Miami-Dade Ordinance Chapter 10 (1 Hr Laws & Rules)

  • F.S. 713 Construction Lien Law (1 Hrs Business Practices)

  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation (1 Hrs Wind Mitigation)

  • Construction Safety (3 Hrs Workplace Safety)

  • Workers' Compensation (1 Hr Workers' Compensation)

  • Florida Advanced Building Code (1 Hrs Advanced Building Code)

This course meets all of your requirements (ADV, BSP, L&R, WMM, WC & WPS)

Course ID: D115-001


Florida 7 Hour 1st Time CE Course

7 Hour Course $ 50.00

This 7 hour course is specifically designed to meet the continuing education requirements for contractors whose license was issued more than one year but less than two years prior to August 31st. This course covers the following topics.

  • Florida Advanced Building Code

  • Advanced Florida Business Practices: Liens

  • Regulation of Construction Contracting

  • Regulations Governing Wind Mitigation

  • Building Codes

  • Workers' Compensation

FL CILB Course ID: 0612182

Florida State Approval Letters

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Division of Professions Bureau of Education & Testing Continuing Education Unit

2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1046 Phone: 850.921.8582 · Fax: 850.922.2316

 

Rick Scott, Governor

Jonathan Zachem, Secretary

 

August 24, 2017

 

License Type: 0630 Ind/Org # 9980690 App # 18578 File # 13516

@ 1ST ATTEMPT (TRADESMANCE.COM)

Attn: TIMMOTHY BELL

531 N.E. "F" STREET

GRANTS PASS, OR 97526

 

Dear Provider,

The Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB) has officially approved your continuing education course application. The course number is as follows:

COURSE NAME: 14 HOUR FL CONTACTOR: BASIC BUILDER FUNDAMENTALS Online Includes:

Instructor(s): Mike Melvin

COURSE #: 0612181

COURSE HOURS: 14

COURSE EFFECTIVE: 7/11/2017

COURSE EXPIRES: 7/10/2020

 

This is a reminder that both the provider number and the course numbers are to be used when corresponding with this office and when making reference to or advertising your classes. It is the provider's responsibility to track course expiration dates and to submit renewal applications prior to the expiration date identified above. Course(s) must be taught in their entirety before they are reported to the department and partial credit is not permitted.

"Continued course approval is subject to the course content being maintained in accordance with the materials submitted for evaluation. Course materials should be modified to conform to changes in rules, statutes, codes and standards. You should submit significant modifications to course material to the department at least 90 days prior to those changes being incorporated into the course. The department or the board must approve such modifications before they may be incorporated into the course material."

All registered and certified contractors are required to have at least one hour each of a class in laws and rules, workplace safety, worker's compensation, business practice and specialized or advanced module course approved by the Florida Building Commission as part of their fourteen continuing education hours required for license renewal.

LICENSE EFFICIENTLY. REGULATE FAIRLY.

 

WWW.MYFLORIDALICENSE.COM

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Division of Professions Bureau of Education & Testing Continuing Education Unit

2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1046 Phone: 850.921.8582 · Fax: 850.922.2316

 

Rick Scott, Governor

Jonathan Zachem, Secretary

 

 

August 24, 2017

 

License Type: 0630 Ind/Org # 9980690 App # 18577 File # 13515

 

@ 1ST ATTEMPT (TRADESMANCE.COM)

Attn: TIMMOTHY BELL

531 N.E. "F" STREET

GRANTS PASS, OR 97526

 

Dear Provider,

The Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB) has officially approved your continuing education course application. The course number is as follows:

 

COURSE NAME: 1 YEAR LICENSE - 7 HOUR FLORIDA CONTRACTOR CE COURSE Online Includes:

Instructor(s): Mike Melvin

COURSE #:0612182

COURSE HOURS:

COURSE EFFECTIVE: 7/11/2017

COURSE EXPIRES: 7/10/2020

This is a reminder that both the provider number and the course numbers are to be used when corresponding with this office and when making reference to or advertising your classes. It is the provider's responsibility to track course expiration dates and to submit renewal applications prior to the expiration date identified above. Course(s) must be taught in their entirety before they are reported to the department and partial credit is not permitted.

"Continued course approval is subject to the course content being maintained in accordance with the materials submitted for evaluation. Course materials should be modified to conform to changes in rules, statutes, codes and standards. You should submit significant modifications to course material to the department at least 90 days prior to those changes being incorporated into the course. The department or the board must approve such modifications before they may be incorporated into the course material."

All registered and certified contractors are required to have at least one hour each of a class in laws and rules, workplace safety, worker's compensation, business practice and specialized or advanced module course approved by the Florida Building Commission as part of their fourteen continuing education hours required for license renewal.

LICENSE EFFICIENTLY. REGULATE FAIRLY.

 

WWW.MYFLORIDALICENSE.COM

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Division of Professions Bureau of Education & Testing Continuing Education Unit

2601 Blair Stone Road Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1046 Phone: 850.921.8582 · Fax: 850.922.2316

 

Rick Scott, Governor

Jonathan Zachem, Secretary

 

August 24, 2017

 

License Type: 0630 Ind/Org # 9980690 App # 18581 File # 13519

 

Attn: TIMMOTHY BELL

 

@ 1ST ATTEMPT (TRADESMANCE.COM)

531 N.E. "F" STREET GRANTS PASS, OR 97526

 

Dear Provider,

The Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB) has officially approved your continuing education course application. The course number is as follows:

COURSE NAME: 14 HOUR FL CONTRACTOR: INTRO TO GREEN PRACTICES Online Includes:

Instructor(s): Mike Melvin

COURSE #: 0612178

COURSE HOURS: 14

COURSE EFFECTIVE: 7/11/2017

COURSE EXPIRES: 7/10/2020

This is a reminder that both the provider number and the course numbers are to be used when corresponding with this office and when making reference to or advertising your classes. It is the provider's responsibility to track course expiration dates and to submit renewal applications prior to the expiration date identified above. Course(s) must be taught in their entirety before they are reported to the department and partial credit is not permitted.

"Continued course approval is subject to the course content being maintained in accordance with the materials submitted for evaluation. Course materials should be modified to conform to changes in rules, statutes, codes and standards. You should submit significant modifications to course material to the department at least 90 days prior to those changes being incorporated into the course. The department or the board must approve such modifications before they may be incorporated into the course material."

All registered and certified contractors are required to have at least one hour each of a class in laws and rules, workplace safety, worker's compensation, business practice and specialized or advanced module course approved by the Florida Building Commission as part of their fourteen continuing education hours required for license renewal.

LICENSE EFFICIENTLY. REGULATE FAIRLY.

 

WWW.MYFLORIDALICENSE.COM

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STATE OF FLORIDA

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LICENSING BOARD

LICENSE NUMBER:

PVD1291

The CILB CE COURSE PROVIDER 

Name below is REGISTERED

Under the provisions of chapter 489 FS. 

Expiration date: May 31, 2019

 

@ 1st ATTEMPT (TRADESMANCE.COM)

1383 2ND AVENUE 

GOLD HILL, OR 97525