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Gainesville Independent Testing

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The following is information to take the Gainesville Independent Testing Co. exams. All exams require a mininum of 75% as a passing grade. You will need to print out the items below, plus the exam reference sheet(s) that apply to your trade.

Note: The Business Procedures exam and trade exams are given on the dates listed on your exam schedule. It does not matter what exam you are taking, you can register for any date. You may also register to take two exams on the same date.

Instructions for Testing
Sponsorship Application 

Trades List

The following trades require the Business Procedures exam ONLY: Acoustical, Cabinet Installation, Decorative Metal, Epoxy Stone, Fence Erection, Floor Coverings Installation, Garage Door Installation, Non-Recreational Pond/Waterfall/Fountain, Roof Coat, Paint & Clean, Sandblasting, Satellite Dish Installation, Sealing & Striping, Sign Contractor Non-Electric & Swimming Pool Cleaning Only.

Please print the Business Procedures reference sheet above.

Reference sheets for Trade Exams:

Please Note: You will need to print out 2 sponsorship application forms. One for each exam (BUSINESS PROCEDURE AND TRADE EXAM).

*The contact number to purchase all approved references is: 1-800-997-2129.*

Business Procedures

Major Trades
Local Specialties

General Construction

Building Construction

Residential Construction

Air Conditioning Commencial - Class A

Air Conditioning Residential - Class B

Air Conditioning Cleaning Only - Class C

Master Electrician

Master Plumber with Gas

Mechanical Contractor


Sheet Metal Contractor

Swimming Pool Commercial - Class A

Swimming Pool Residential - Class B

Swimming Pool Maintenance & Repair - Class C


Alarm I


Concrete (Forming and Placing)




Glass and Glazing

Hurricane Shutter Awning

Insulation - Building



Marine Construction



Paving (Commercial or Unlimited)

Paving Blocks

Plastering and Stucco

Sign Electrical

Solar Heater

Structural Steel

Tile and Marble

Tile, Terrazzo, and Marble

Tree Trimming & Removal

Underground Utilities




A trade exam is the only examination required for Journeyman. You do NOT need to take the Business Procedures exam.

 Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Mechanical Air Conditioning

Journeyman Plumber