Introduction to the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)

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Click on one of the training format options below to book your training. Select 'classroom' to view and book a place on a scheduled NEC course date and location, select 'online' for online training, or select 'in-house' to enquire about training tailored for your organisation.

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   London 25/01/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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   Birmingham 28/02/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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   Wotton-under-Edge 29/03/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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   London 26/04/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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   Birmingham 24/05/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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   Manchester 01/06/2017  1 Day £300.00 +VAT
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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

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Licence Type Price (per delegate) Action

 Introduction to the ECC (Online)NEC3 training at a click. Gain a comprehensive and clear understanding of the NEC3 suite of contracts at anytime and anywhere in the world, at your own pace.

Introduction to the ECC (Online):
£199.00 +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:
For more information, please call +44 (0)20 7665 2446 or email info@neccontract.com.

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 introduces delegates to the philosophy of the NEC family of contracts and focuses on the provisions of the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC), ensuring effective management of an ECC project using a collaborative approach.

Why enrol?

  • Enrich your knowledge of the NEC philosophy
  • Develop skills to advise on development of appropriate contract strategies
  • Appreciate the use of Contract Data, Works Information and Site Information
  • Be clear on the roles and responsibilities of key parties and how to solve problems
  • Understand the important ECC clauses and processes, particularly Early Warnings, The Programme, Risk Register, Communications and Compensation Events
  • Confidently apply your NEC3 ECC knowledge in practice
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For the Online course


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

The online version has 6 modules plus 5 multi-choice questions per module. Pass mark is 60% per module test. 

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

Classroom

Peer reviewed training courses delivered by NEC3 experts and industry specialists on scheduled dates and locations across the country. Ideal for those looking for NEC3 knowledge exchange with other users in an interactive learning environment.

Online

NEC3 training at a click. Gain a comprehensive and clear understanding of the NEC3 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.

Included in the fee

The classroom course fee includes

  • Complimentary copy of the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) 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.


The online course fee includes

  • 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 NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) and its associated Guidance Notes
  • Six months access to the Introduction to NEC3 online learning package
  • A downloadable course programme, slide handouts, course notes, ECC Contract Data, ECC Communication Forms and Procurement & Contract Strategies
  • Certification on successful completion of all modules 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 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.
 
The ECC system and contract strategy - the Options
  • When should the ECC be used?
  • The main and secondary Options that can be chosen
  • The other contract documents that need to be produced
  • General provisions
 
Mutual trust and co-operation
  • Identified and defined terms 
  • Communications 
  • The role of the Project Manager and Supervisor
  • Early warnings
  • Contractor's main responsibilities
 
How the works are defined
  • The Contractor's design
  • Key people
  • Key Dates
  • Subcontracting
  • Time, testing and Defects
 
When works start and finish
  • The use of the Programme
  • How defective work is managed
  • Payment
 
How payments are calculated
  • When payments are made
  • Compensation Events
 
What are Compensation Events?
  • How are Compensation Events managed?
  • Other aspects of the ECC
     
Other Aspects of the ECC
  • Title
  • Risks and insurances
  • Termination and dispute resolution
  • Summary and open forum
Who should enrol

This introductory training programme is ideal for anyone working with, or intending to work with, the NEC3 ECC including:

  • Project managers
  • Contract managers
  • Quantity surveyors
  • Planners
  • Clients
  • Consultants
  • Contractors and their supply chain

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