NEC4 Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC)

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NEC4: Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Short Contract (Online):
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Overview


The NEC4 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC) has been developed for the appointment of a contractor for engineering and construction work which does not require sophisticated management techniques, comprises straightforward work and imposes only low risks on both client and contractor. It provides a modern method for clients, designers, contractors and project managers to work collaboratively to consistently achieve their objectives.

People will be motivated to play their part in collaborative management if it is in their commercial and professional interest to do so. Uncertainty about what is to be done and the corresponding risks and liabilities can lead to disputes and confrontation.

The ECSC clearly allocates risks, and the collaborative approach will reduce those risks and uncertainty for all the parties.

Delegates will gain an insight into when to use this form of contract, how to put it together, the contract strategy, and how it is managed effectively.
 

Duration

60 - 75 minutes
Formats

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.

In-house

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

Programme
Session 1 Overview of the NEC4 suite
This session will show how NEC contracts have helped transform industry behaviours and how ECC works alongside other contracts in the suite.
Session 2 Using the ECSC, the contract strategy
This session covers the contract strategy; an explanation of the processes and the other contract documents that need to be produced.
Session 3 Managing the contract - the ECSC terms and processes
  3.1 General provisions
This session will look at the general techniques that are used to manage the contract including mutual trust and co-operation, actions, identified and defined terms, communications, the Clients authority and delegation, access to the site and provision of services and early warnings. It will also outline the difference between defined and identified terms, their significance in the contract and the Contract Data and how they should be used.
  3.2 Contractor’s main responsibilities
In this session we will look at the Contractor’s responsibilities in relation to Providing the Works and in relation to subcontracting and people.
  3.3 Time
In this session we will be covering; Starting and Completion; the stopping and starting of work and the programme.
  3.4 Quality management
In this session we will look at tests and inspections and defects.
  3.5 Payment
In this session we will look at the assessment of the amount due and the payment process.
  3.6 Compensation events
In this session we will look at the definition of compensation events; what events constitute a compensation event under the ECSC, and then the process for managing and implementing compensation events.
  3.7 Title
In this session we will look at objects and materials within the site. 
  3.8 Liabilities and insurance
In this session we will cover liabilities and insurance and limitation of liability.
  3.9 Termination and dispute resolution
In this session we will look at the termination provisions in the contract and then the process for resolving disputes.
Session 4 Overview of the Engineering and Construction Short Subcontract the ECSS
This session will give a brief overview of the ECSC, how it connects to the ECSS and where there are changes to reflect the nature of the subcontract.
Objectives
At the end of the course participants should be able to:
  • Describe the philosophy of NEC and the behaviours needed to ensure success
  • Provide advice on appropriate contract strategies
  • Appreciate the use of Contract Data, Scope, Price List and Site Information
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of key parties
  • Apply important ECSC Clauses such as early warning, communications, Defects and compensation events
 
Who should enrol?
This online course is designed for those working with the ECSC form including:
  • Project managers
  • Contract managers
  • Supervisors
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Clients
  • Consultants
  • Contractors and their supply chain

It is designed for those with minimal experience with NEC contracts or the ECSC form but can be beneficial to those wishing to recap their knowledge.
Included in the fee
Included within your fee for this online module is:
  • Six months access (all modules and assessments for this online course must be completed within six months of receiving confirmation of registration to be valid)
  • Six months access to the eView versions of:
            NEC4 Engineering and Construction Short Contract
            NEC4 Preparing an Engineering and Construction Short Contract
            NEC4 Managing an Engineering and Construction Short Contract
 
Certification on successful completion of all modules and assessment

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