NEC3 Engineering & Construction Contract - Introduction (2 days)

Aims & Objectives:

At the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • understand the NEC family of documents and appreciate the differences between NEC3 and other forms of contract.
  • understand the core clauses of the Engineering & Construction Contract
  • appreciate the use of the Contract Data, Works and Site Information
  • understand the roles and responsibilities of the key parties.
  • apply their knowledge to run an ECC contract

Course Outline:

DAY 1: Introduction

  • Background and Underlying Principles - the concept
  • Roles under the ECC
  • The NEC System and Contract Strategy - the options
  • Contract Documentation
  • Communications
  • General Provisions and Contractor's main responsibilities
  • Time and the Programme
  • Testing and Defects
  • Payment and the Schedules of Cost Components
  • Compensation Events

DAY 2: Pre and Post Contract Workshop

Morning Session : Pre Contract Issues

  • Selecting the main and secondary options.
  • Preparing tender documents
    • Works Information, Site Information
    • Contract Data Part 1
  • Contractors' Tenders
    • Contract Data Part 2
  • Assessing tenders

Afternoon Session: Post Contract Issues

  • Early Warnings
    • Programme
  • Payment
  • Compensation Events
  • Disputes
    • The Adjudicator's Contract

Intended For:

Practitioners who need to properly understand the concept and practical issues regarding the NEC3 Engineering & Construction Contract.

This 2 day course provides an introduction to the ECC and includes tuition on the principles and clauses of the contract, supported with case studies to enable delegates to properly understand and deal with practical issues.