Our JCT Design & Build Contract course outlines the JCT family of contracts and comprises of the principles of Design & Build, carrying out and control of the works, design, payment, changes, injury damage and insurance and settlement of disputes within the Design & Build contract.
Also available as an online training course.
Please note the online version of this training course will be split into modules.
The course will provide a brief overview of the JCT 2016 family of contracts, but primarily focussing on the Design and Build Contract (DB16).
Aims & Objectives:
At the end of the course, participants should be able to:
- Appreciate the structure and use of the JCT 2016 family of documents
- Understand the structure and more important clauses of the Design & Build Contract
- Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of the key parties
- Properly run a JCT 2016 Design & Build Contract
- Session 1 - The JCT 2016 Family of Contracts - which JCT contract to use for which project
The Design and Build Contract (DB)
- Session 2 - Principles of Design and Build
- Session 3 - Carrying out the Works
- Contractor's obligations
- Discrepancies and divergences
- Time and liquidated damages
- Adjustment of Completion Date
- Session 4 - Control of the Works
- Employer's Instructions
- Session 5 - Design
- Responsibility for design
- Design work - liabilities and limitation
- Contractor's Design Documents
- Contractor's Design Submission Procedure
- Cost savings and value improvements
- Session 6 - Payment
- Contract Sum and Adjustments
- Payments and Notices
- Gross Valuation
- Loss and Expense
- Session 7 - Changes
- Valuation Rates
- Session 8 - Injury Damage and Insurance
- Session 9 - Settlement of Disputes
Mode of Delivery:
This course consists of lectures supported by comprehensive seminar notes and group exercises, discussion and open workshop.
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.