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Contract Awareness & Administration for Contractors - Online

1 day
295 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
14 December, 2023 See details
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
1 day
295 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
14 December, 2023 See details
Course delivery
Self-Paced Online
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Course description

Contract Awareness & Administration for Contractors - Online

The ability to administer the terms of a contract is a fundamental part of any construction project as most contractors experience contractual difficulties and issues at some time or another. Contractors need the knowledge and skills related to contract provisions and record keeping in relation to the scope of the project, and the client’s key drivers. They also need to know how the provisions of the building contract apply to a given project

This course is designed to simplify those contractual issues, make them understandable and accessible for the staff of the contractor, and to provide best practice in contract administration for any given project. The course will use JCT contracts as a back drop, however, the good practices discussed are industry standard and the principles can be applied to most other forms of contract.

You will leave the course with detailed knowledge of client needs, common contractual issues that you may face and you will be better equipped to recognise potential issues and work on preventative techniques, leading to successful contract fulfilment.

Remember, knowing how best to protect your company could be the difference between success and failure of the project.

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Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

14 December, 2023

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course will be of value to management & commercial staff of Main Contractors and Subcontractors including:

  • Contracts Managers
  • Commercial Managers
  • Surveyors
  • Site Managers
  • Project Managers

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise the Client’s Key Drivers and how they impact upon a Contractor’s performance.
  • Appreciate signs of common contractual issues and learn how to minimise their impact on a Contractor.
  • Protect the interests of your company by good record keeping, notices and recording of key events.
  • Have an awareness of key events and their consequences for the contractor.
  • Prevent disputes from arising by having an awareness of techniques to minimise their impact.

Training Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Key Drivers of the client and impact on the Contractor
  • Communication is Key to good contract relations
  • Modern communication methods pros and cons
  • Delays to site progress
  • Recording Delays – Tips and Tools
  • Loss & Expense procedures
  • The Importance of Contractual Notices
  • The importance of Record Keeping
  • Section completion
  • Partial Possession
  • Practical Completion
  • Dispute Avoidance & Resolution

Course delivery details

An online classroom with live tutor and interactions.

Why choose Chartered Institute of Building

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Founded in 1834

Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism


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11 Feb 2022

Tony Ward is very experienced, and his methods of teaching are amazing.


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