Available courses

This workshop focuses on the NEC – ECC core clauses, main and secondary options, contract strategy and structure from the perspective of Contractor and Subcontractor appointment.

The course deals with change management systems, dealing with variations and extensions of time. It will look at common changes made by Employers to the Conditions of Contract through the Z clauses and their impact and particular reference to limitations of liability and force majeure.


The NEC3 Short Contract strategy from the perspective of Contractor and Subcontractor is discussed.

Thereafter focus will be placed on the Early Warning and Compensation Events requirements and understanding of notifying Early Warnings and Compensation Events by the Contractor and Employer.


This course  provides an overview to the changes in the NEC4 ECC Contract. 

The major changes and additions from the NEC3 to the NEC4 are investigated focusing on general changes such as terminology, schedule of cost components, and specific altered clauses such as the programme, payment, Dispute Avoidance Board, etc.

The two new forms of contract, namely the Design, Build and Operate Contract (DBO) and the Alliance Contract (ALC) will be discussed in detail.

A construction project is never a simple business. Even if the best preparations are made, things can (and often do) go wrong. This course takes a comparative look at the main construction contracts used.

This course concentrates on the FIDIC Red Book and FIDIC Yellow Book Contracts although mention is made of the other forms of contract which comprise the Rainbow Suite of Contracts.

This course includes a copy of the FIDIC Red Book.