This course introduces the new forms of contract in the NEC4 suite and focuses on the main differences between the NEC3 and NEC4 versions of the Engineering and Construction Contract.

Format and programme
Virtual classroom: one day or as 5 separate modules each lasting 90 minutes.
Face to Face classroom: one day

Course skill level

Who is the training for?
This course is designed for experienced users of the NEC3 Engineering and Construction contract (ECC3) who are considering changing to the ECC4. The course is also aimed at experienced users of the ECC3 who are now involved with or about to be working on projects where the NEC4 edition of the contract is being used. Those that will benefit from the training include:

  • Clients
  • Project sponsors
  • NEC Project Managers
  • NEC Supervisors
  • Designers
  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Commercial Managers
  • Planners

What will you learn?
Participants will learn about the new forms of contract in the NEC4 suite and appreciate what is new and different in the Engineering and Construction Contract. Participants will be ton gain an understanding of how the changes to ECC4 affect its application and use enabling better management of the contract.

Main topics covered

  • The new forms in the NEC4 suite
  • Terminology and name changes
  • January 2019 amendments
  • Identified and defined terms
  • Secondary X and Y Options
  • Resolving and avoiding disputes
  • Identified and defined terms
  • Contract Data
  • Early Contractor Involvement
  • Communications
  • Early warnings & the Early Warning Register
  • Value engineering
  • Accepted Programme
  • Quality Management
  • Information Modelling
  • Payment
  • Defined Cost
  • Final assessment
  • Compensation Events
  • Schedule and Short Schedule of Cost Components
  • Liabilities and Insurance
  • Termination

CPD Points

 6 hours

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