NEC3 : ECC- The Short Contract


The NEC suite of contracts continues to be used for a wide range of projects including civil engineering, process engineering and buildings.

This course provides a background to the NEC suite but also examines in detail the NEC3 Engineering & Construction Short Contract (April 2013).

Aims & Objectives:

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

  • Understand the philosophy of the ECC Short Contract and how it contributes to the effective management of a simple, low risk project
  • Understand the more important clauses of the ECC Short Contract
  • Appreciate the use of the Contract Data, Price List and Works and Site Information
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the parties
  • Prepare contract documents using the ECC Short Contract

Course Outline:

Course Outline:

Session 1: Introduction

Session 2: Tender Documents, Contract Data, Works Information and Site Information

Session 3: General Provisions

Session 4: Contractor's Main Responsibilities, Time and Defects

Session 5: Payment

Session 6: Compensation Events

Session 7: Title, Limitation of liability, indemnities and insurance

Session 8: Termination and disputes

Session 9: Inviting Tenders, Offer and Acceptance

This course consists of lectures supported by interactive case studies.

Intended For:

Practitioners who need to an awareness of the concept and practical issues regarding the NEC Engineering and Construction Short Contract.