Introduction to the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC)
- Develop skills to advise on development of an appropriate contract strategy
- Prepare tender documents and appraise tenders with competence
- Be clear on the roles and responsibilities of key parties
- Comprehend important ECSC clauses in particular Early Warnings, Communications and Compensation Events
- Resolve problems effectively
- Confidently apply your knowledge of the ECSC 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.
NEC online learning module review
- Recap of main points covered in Introduction to NEC3 online learning module
Selecting the contract strategy
- Why is there a Short Contract?
- When to use the ECSC
- Comparison of the ECSC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) contract strategies
Preparing the tender documents
- The contract forms to be completed
- How the contract forms are completed
- Who completes the contract forms?
- The conditions of contract - an overview
- How to award a contract
- Assessing tenders
- Appointing the Contractor
Administering the ECSC
- Contractor's main responsibilities
- Compensation Events
- The differences between the ECSC and Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECSS)
Summary and open forum
This introductory training programme is ideal for anyone working with the NEC, with an interest in the ECSC, including:
- Project managers
- Contract managers
- Quantity surveyors
- Contractors and their supply chain