NEC3: Introduction to the Professional Services Contract (PSC)

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Location Date & Duration Price (per delegate) No.Delegates Action
   London 02/04/2020  1 Day £280.00 +VAT
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+44(0)20 7665 2446
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   London 06/10/2020  1 Day £280.00 +VAT
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+44(0)20 7665 2446
for an in-house solution


You can book up to 5 delegates online. If you wish to add more delegates please call +44 (0)20 7665 2446 or consider an in-house solution and fill in our online form

If your organisation has specific time, location, and learning and development objectives, we can tailor this programme to suit your needs.

To discuss the tailored training options available to you with one of our In-house training account managers, fill out the enquiry form below or call +44 (0)20 7665 2446

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Description

OVERVIEW

This (one day) course focusses on the provisions of the Professional Services Contract (PSC) and equips delegates with the skills necessary to run a successful project under the PSC.

Why enrol?

  • Appreciate the use of Contract Data and Scope
  • Be able to prepare tender documents
  • Understand important PSC clauses in particular Early Warning, Programme, Risk Register, Communications and Compensation Events
  • Comprehend roles and responsibilities of key parties
  • Solve problems effectively
  • Confidently apply the PSC in practice
Formats

Classroom

Peer reviewed training courses delivered by NEC experts and industry specialists on scheduled dates and locations across the country. Ideal for those looking for NEC knowledge exchange with other users in an interactive learning environment.

In-house

Our training programmes, tailored to your requirements. Ideal for organisations with specific time, location, and learning and development objectives.

Included in the fee

The classroom course fee includes

  • Complimentary copy of the NEC3 Professional Services Contract (PSC) and its associated Guidance Notes
  • One month access to the Introduction to NEC3 online learning package
  • Certification on successful completion of all modules and assessment

Full details of our training venues can be found here.

In-house learning

Fees and particulars for this option, tailored to suit your specific requirements, are available upon request. Select the In-house icon above for further details.

 

Programme

This programme breakdown is intended for the classroom training

Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.

[PRE-REQUISITE] NEC online learning module review
Recap of main points covered in Introduction to NEC3 online learning module: Prior to attending this training course, you will need to complete the short 40-60 minutes online module: Introduction to NEC3.

Details will be forwarded with your joining instructions two weeks prior to the course start date.

*Does not apply to in-house training courses.

Structure of PSC

  • When the PSC should be use
  • The main and secondary Options that can be chosen
  • Other contract documents that need to be produced

General Provisions

  • Mutual trust and co-operation
  • Identified and defined terms
  • Communications and Early Warnings

The Parties' main responsibilities

  • How the Services are defined
  • Key people
  • Key dates
  • Subconsulting

Quality

  • The process for dealing with Defects

Payment

  • How payments are calculated
  • How payments are made

Compensation Events

  • What are Compensation Events?
  • How are Compensation Events managed?

Other aspects of the PSC

  • Title
  • Risks and insurances
  • Termination
  • Dispute Resolution
Who should enrol

This introductory training course is highly recommended for all involved in providing or appointing a supplier of professional services. Delegates will include:
 

  • Employers
  • Consultants
  • Contractors and their supply chain

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