Advanced Course in Construction Contracts
Advanced Course in Construction Contracts
11 Sep 2023
R 10600.00

Brief Description
The Advanced Course in Construction Contracts is specifically designed to equip you with more progressive knowledge on contract law and the drawing up of contracts as applicable to the South African construction and built environment. The course particularly looks into the topics (contract types) of: Joint Building Contracts Committee (JBCC); General Conditions of Contract (GCC); New Engineering Contract (NEC); and International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). The course will enable you to manage construction projects more effectively based on any one of these types of contract and concludes with the submission of an individual practical assignment towards successful completion.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
  • demonstrate an understanding of the structure and terms of the JBCC, GCC, NEC and FIDIC contracts
  • administer construction projects that are based on any one of these contracts, and
  • solve associated problems emanating from it.
Course Content
  • Advanced construction contract law
  • In-depth studies of the JBCC, GCC, NEC and FIDIC contracts
  • Case studies based on these contracts
(One full-day will be spent on each of the respective contracts in order to gain advanced knowledge, insight, as well as practical application. A practically applied individual assignment will need to be submitted and passed in order to successfully complete the course.)
Required resources:
You will be required to bring the following documents for participation in the course:
NEC4: Engineering and construction contract

General Conditions of Contract for Construction Works, 2015 (3rd Edition)
FIDIC Red Book – Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer (Second Edition 2017)

JBCC Principal Building Agreement Edition 6.2-May 2018 and JBCC Minor Works Edition 5.2 2018
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a relevant bachelors degree or similar qualification in any built-environment discipline or law (LLB or BProc), as well as relevant industry experience. Proof of your qualifications and work experience must be submitted with your enrolment.

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Course Number:
Catalogue and Category:
Built Environment and Construction
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a built environment practitioner (both in private practice and government) or a lawyer or advocate dealing with construction contract disputes in your day-to-day responsibilities.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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