JCT 2005 Design and Build Contract


In 2005, JCT updated its family of contracts; this course will provide an overview of the JCT 2005 family of contracts, specifically focusing on the Design and Build Contract (DB 2005).

Aims & Objectives:

Aims and Objectives:

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

  • Appreciate the philosophy of the JCT 2005 family of documents
  • Understand the more important clauses of the JCT Design and Build Contract
  • Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of the key parties
  • Properly run a JCT Design and Build Contract

Course Outline:

Course Outline:

Session 1: Design and Build - the concept

Session 2: Introduction to the JCT 2005 Family of Contracts

  • The JCT Design and Build Contract (DB 2005)

Session 3: Carrying out the Works

  • General Obligations
  • Possession and Completion
  • Adjustment of Completion Date
  • Defects

Session 4: Control of the Works

  • Subletting
  • Instructions

Session 5: Payment

  • Contract Sum and Adjustments
  • Payments

Session 6: Changes

Session 7: Injury, Damage and Insurance

Session 8: Assignment, Third Party Rights and Termination

Session 9: Settlement of Disputes

This course consists of lectures supported by interactive case studies.

Intended For:

Delegates dealing with design and build contracts:

  • Require an introduction to this contract
  • More experienced practitioners and will benefit from refreshing their knowledge of this form of contract
  • Working towards obtaining CIOB, RICS or other professional qualifications.