In 2011, JCT updated its family of contracts. This course will focus on the Design and Build Contract.
Aims & Objectives:
At the end of the course, participants should be able to:-
- Appreciate the philosophy of the JCT 2011 Design and Build Contract
- Understand the more important clauses of the JCT 2011 Design and Build Contract
- Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of the key parties
- Manage the JCT 2011 Design and Build Contract.
Session 1 – Design responsibility under the JCT 2011 Design and Build Contract
- Who does what?
- What are the Employer’s roles?
- What are the Consultants to do for the Employer?
- What is the Main Contractor to do?
- What is novation and what impact does this have?
- Who takes responsibility for the design?
Session 2 – Setting up the Contract
- The Articles, Recitals and Contract Particulars
- Definitions and Interpretation
Session 3 – Carrying Out the Works
- Possession and completion
- Programme obligations
- Extension of Time
- How do you make an extension of time claim?
- What notices are required and when should they be submitted?
- Relevant Events
- Practical Completion
- Partial Possession
- Liquidated Damages
Session 4 – Control of the Works
- Employer’s Instructions
- CDM Regulations
Session 5 – Payment
- Interim Applications
- Payment Notices and Pay Less Notices
- Final Date for Payment
- Right of Suspension
- Gross Valuations
- Loss and Expense
Session 6 – Changes / Variations, instructions
- What is a Change?
- How do variations work in a design and build contract?
- Valuing Changes
- Getting paid for variations
Session 7 – Injury, Damage and Insurance
- Insurance against Personal Injury and Property Damage
- Insurance of the Works
- Options A, B and C
Session 8 – Assignment, Third Party Rights and Collateral Warranties
Session 9 – Termination
Session 10 – Settlement of disputes
Mode of Delivery:
This course consists of lectures supported by comprehensive seminar notes and group exercises, discussion and open workshop.
Client’s delegates dealing with design and build contracts who either require an introduction to the contract or more experienced practitioners wishing to refresh their knowledge of the form.
Delegates will require a copy of the JCT 2011 Design & Build Contract during the course