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Construction Training Courses

We provide high quality training on all areas concerning Construction and Property Professionals. No matter if you have a team of Quantity Surveyors who need to get up to speed on the latest NEC 4 contract or a facilities manager who wants to act as a CDM Co-ordinator we have the training course for you.

For the full list of all current courses see below:
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Managing Your School Estate

A new one-day course for school business managers designed to raise their awareness and understanding of best practice in managing and maintaining premises and facilities. The course addresses the needs of maintained schools, multi-academy trusts, academies and free schools throughout the UK.
The course objective is to help personnel become more self reliant, reduce costs and obtain value for money in complying with DfE guidance on estate management, statutory regulations and best practice in maintaining and running school premises. Effective management and maintenance of premises saves money and enhances capital value. The course will prove invaluable in preparing for inspections and putting together a business case for funding for improvements to premises.
Teaching methods include the use of handouts, sample reports, risk assessment templates, checklists, website links and case studies, which will serve as a continuing source of reference for participants.
Reasons why you should attend
Occupying and using premises are a significant cost to governing/trustees boards
Well maintained, fit for purpose and compliant property assets are critical to the delivery of learning and education
Unravel the confusion between statutory requirements and best practice
Keep up to-date with statutory requirements and trends
Planned preventative building maintenance maximizes cost savings and provides better value for money
Deferring building maintenance could result in the closure of the premises
Premises management carried out with minimal environmental impact and low carbon solutions

NEC: Managing and Assessing NEC Compensation Events

Category: Contract and Law
This 1 day course will provide a detailed insight into the mechanisms for managing and assessing compensation events and claims, including ways in which the ethos of the contract can be used to assist project managers, contractors and subcontractors.

The course will also provide a detailed analysis of the contractual basis to compensation events and claims, under the 3rd Edition of the ECC Contract as well as the Subcontract, Professional Services Contract and the other forms.

Subcontracting with the Latest NEC4 and JCT

This 1 day course deals with the legal and associated commercial issues involved in Subcontracting including risk and the allocation of risks between the Parties, setting up the Subcontract and common problems that arise all too often.

The course will consider the subject matter in the context of the NEC and JCT Subcontract forms and will make comparisons with previous Subcontract arrangements including Dom/1, Dom/2 and the CECA blue form. This course will most benefit those working for contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.

Benefits of this course:

Gain an understanding of Subcontracts and the relationship with main contracts
Get to grips with obligations of subcontractors and contractors
Gain knowledge of payment procedures for subcontractors
Define financial compensations and how to claim
Benefit from a post seminar help line
Understand the vital points in the successful management of time, quality and valuation of subcontracts

Tackling Party, Boundary Wall and On-Site Liability Problems

This recently updated 1 day course covers the problems of boundary disputes, The Party Wall Act, and a range of potential on-site disputes that the design team and building contractor could face.

Temporary Works Co-ordinator

Temporary Works Supervisor

A 1 day course designed to provide delegates with a thorough knowledge of the role of a Temporary Works Supervisor and a sound understanding of the risk management of temporary works.

The Must Know Guide to Construction Contract Principles

Category: Contract and Law
This highly interactive 1 day course is delivered by practising barristers and adjudicators who are highly competent knowledge transfer speakers. The course has been designed to meet the needs of foundation and practitioner level delegates, and to give a greater understanding of UK construction contract law. It is aimed at anyone who has a contractual aspect to their job role, and would benefit from a rounded understanding of laws that underpin the majority of contracts in the construction industry.

The course begins by reviewing all the legal principles, including an understanding of the formation of contract, offer and acceptance, rejection and counter offer and acceptance. Delegates will then review the main contract terms and conditions and the impacts that arise from common mistakes. The aspects of contract breach, damages and claims are fully defined, discussed and reviewed leading onto potential problem areas and risk factors to consider.

Benefits of this course:
Brush up on knowledge of the Construction Act and Supply of Goods and Services Act
Gain understanding of the rudimentary concepts of Contract
Recognise legal principles relating to contract terms
Become conversant in conditions warranties and terms
Learn how to risk profiles for the different forms
Realise how subcontract relationships arise
Grasp the concepts of collateral warranties bonds parent company guarantees
Spot pitfalls in construction contracts
Comprehend the issues of damages, liquidated or unliquidated
Awareness of the dangers and procedures for termination
Benefit from a post seminar helpline facility

The Project Managers NEC Bootcamp

Category: Contract and Law
Potential and current project managers will be gather extensive knowledge on the workings of the NEC together with practical project management skills. A must-have for all project managers working with NEC contracts, this course not only covers principle skills of PM, such as, stakeholder management, working structures and project monitoring, but also provides a wealth of key tips aligned specifically to the NEC 4 forms of contract.

Highly qualified and with practical experience our speakers will guide delegates through the course, providing real, anecdotal evidence of what to do to be a successful project manager and what not to do!

Benefits of this course:
Get to grips with the technical jargon, buzzwords and acronyms in project management
Learn the principles behind the NEC 3 suite of contracts
Recognise the key mechanisms and procedures of a Project Manager working under the NEC3
Feel confident engaging with our project managers and construction professionals
Hands on workshops ensuring maximum learning
Understand how to be a dynamic, self-assured PM
Benefit from a post-seminar helpline facility

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