NEC3: Introduction to the Professional Services Short Contract (PSSC)

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 Introduction to the PSSC (Online)NEC training at a click. Gain a comprehensive and clear understanding of the NEC suite of contracts at anytime and anywhere in the world, at your own pace.

Introduction to the PSSC (Online):
£57.00 +VAT
You are not able to order this product on behalf of a delegate. This product will be linked to your email address for use by you as an individual.

 Enterprise LicenceEnterprise licence: A multi-licence online package. Purchase an annual licence to the modules of your choice across your company. Ideal for organisations where NEC is part of the company-wide skill set. Enterprise licences can be purchased with SCORM compliance.

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

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The Professional Services Short Contract (PSSC) is ideal for small or low value projects. This succinct online learning course will equip you with everything you need about its purpose, uses, procedures and processes.

Why enrol?

  • Gain clarity on the philosophy of NEC
  • Understand the reasons for the publication of the PSSC
  • Appreciate the key features of the PSSC
  • Understand when and how to use the PSSC
  • Confidently apply the PSSC to your projects


Approximately 150-180 minutes. The length of time taken varies depending on how quickly individuals study and absorb the material.

Please note that the licence is valid for 6 months only from date of purchase.

Successful completion of this course will award you 30 credit points toward your Online Academy qualification.


NEC training at a click. Gain a comprehensive and clear understanding of the NEC suite of contracts at anytime and anywhere in the world, at your own pace.


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

Included in the fee

The online learning course fee includes

  • Six months access (the module and assessment for this online course must be completed within six months of receiving confirmation of registration to be valid)
  • Six months access to the Introduction to NEC3 online learning package
  • Certification on successful completion of the module and assessment

Full details of how online training works and the licence options available 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.

  • Session 1 Introduction
  • Session 2 Overview of the NEC3 Family and how it achieves its objectives
  • Session 3 Reasons why the PSSC was developed and when it should be used
  • Session 4 Overview of the PSSC document
  • Session 5 How to fill in the PSSC document to form a contract
Who should enrol

This introductory online training course is ideal for all new or potential users of the Professional Services Short Contract (PSSC).

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