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Florida State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations/Bureau of Education and Testing (DBPR/BET) Examinations

State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations/Bureau of Education and Testing (DBPR/BET)

CANDIDATES:


Effective July 1, 2020, exam candidates who have received a baccalaureate degree in building construction from an accredited 4-year college and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher are exempt from having to take the trade knowledge portion of the exam. You will only be required to register for Business and Finance.

EXEMPTION: If you hold a Current, Active license having previously passed the Business and Finance exam AND you have received a baccalaureate degree in building construction from an accredited 4-year college and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, you do not need to complete the CILB Examination Application through Professional Testing, Inc. Please visit the Department of Business and Professional Regulation for instructions on how to have your Trade Knowledge portion(s) waived and to apply for licensure.

https://www.myfloridalicense.com/CheckListDetail.asp?SID=&xactCode=1010&clientCode=0601&XACT_DEFN_ID=2967

CBT Registrations:

Pearson Vue Authorization Number:

Please allow 10 to 14 business days from time of registration to receive your Pearson Vue candidate ID number. If it has been over 14 business days and you have not received an email from Pearson Vue authorizing you to test, please follow the below steps:

1. Contact Pearson Vue to confirm that they have received your registration and schedule your exams.

2. If Pearson Vue does not have any records of your registration, please email us at FLConstruction@proftesting.com. and include the following information:

First, Last Name
Last 4 digits of your SSN
The email address used to set up your account.

If you are having trouble scheduling your CBT exams with Pearson VUE, please try the following:

1. When trying to schedule with Pearson VUE, it is best, at this time, to schedule online by creating an online account.

2. Candidates are advised to frequently check examination availability through their online account with Pearson VUE as seats may open due to cancellation or expanded capacity.

For further information, please copy and paste the below links in your internet browser:

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/emergency/

https://home.pearsonvue.com/essential-services-faqs

https://home.pearsonvue.com/coronavirus-update

Professional Testing office and call center will be closed on Friday, October 14 and Monday, October 17. We will reopen on Tuesday October 18 with our normal business hours.

Professional Testing offices will be closed on the following holidays:

May 30, 2022 – Memorial Day
July 4, 2022 – Independence Day
September 5, 2022 – Labor Day
November 24-25, 2022 – Thanksgiving
December 24, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Exam Dates and Deadlines:

Plumbing (trade knowledge) examinations are administered in paper and pencil format multiple times per year in Orlando only.

The following is the schedule for the Plumbing (Trade Knowledge) examinations only.

February 11, 2022 - Deadline, January 9, 2022
April 13, 2022 - Deadline, March 13, 2022
June 8, 2022 - Deadline, May 8, 2022
August 10, 2022 - Deadline, July 10, 2022
October 5, 2022 - Deadline, September 4, 2022
December 14, 2022 - Deadline, November 13, 2022

Tower Specialty, Demolition Specialty and Industrial Facilities Specialty, must pass the same General category examination of three parts: Contract Administration, Project Management and Business and Finance.

If you have any questions regarding your Trade Knowledge, Contract Administration or Project Management registration, please call our customer service center at 407-264-0562.

To schedule any computer based examination, you must wait 10 to 14 business days after submitting your application before calling Pearson VUE at 888-204-6230.

Use of Professional Testing, DBPR and Pearson VUE Logos:

1- DBPR has not given approval for any school or entity in using DBPR, Professional Testing or Pearson VUE logo.

2- Any reference list that is not in its original cover will not be accepted in the examination room.

3- BET does not recommend or advise any candidates on the use of such a booklet.

4- Any school or entity does not have DBPR, Pearson VUE or PT approval to give the impression that any book, booklet, study guide, etc. is approved by us all. BET does not support such action.


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