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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:

ATTENTION 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:

Please allow 10 business days from the time of registration to receive your Pearson Vue authorization number.

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 offices will be closed on the following holidays:

May 31, 2021

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 26, 2021 - Deadline, January 24, 2021
April 14, 2021 - Deadline, March 14, 2021
June 2, 2021 - Deadline, May 2, 2021
August 11, 2021 - Deadline, July 11, 2021
October 13, 2021 - Deadline, September 12, 2021
December 8, 2021 - Deadline, November 7, 2021

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 7-10 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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