Introduction to the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)

Introduction to the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
This course introduces delegates to the philosophy of the NEC family of contracts and focuses on the provisions of the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC), ensuring effective management of an ECC project using a collaborative approach.

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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

[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.

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

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

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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