Practical Application of the Engineering & Construction Contract (ECC)

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This is a one day workshop covering the practicalities of applying the management processes that are an essential part of the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC). Delegates will be provided with invaluable practical guidance on managing an ECC contract.

Why enrol?

  • Receive invaluable guidance on how to apply the NEC3 ECC in practice from NEC and industry experts
  • Be clear on how to use key ECC clauses and processes
  • Resolve problems efficiently and effectively
  • Use the ECC across your projects with confidence




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.


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)
  • Certification on successful completion of all modules and assessment

Full details of our training venues 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.



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


  • The various types of ECC communications
  • Types of proformas available
  • How to complete the forms

Early warnings and the Risk Register

  • The early warning process - worked through with a mock risk reduction meeting leading to the updating of a Risk Register

The Accepted Programme

  • How is the Programme produced?
  • What does the Programme look like?
  • What software is available?
  • How is the Programme revised?
  • How to address and manage multiple issues

Compensation Events

  • Case studies
  • How are Compensation Events notified?
  • Can you use tendered amounts?
  • What does a Quotation look like?
  • How is the Compensation Event shown on revised Programmes?
  • Activity Schedule/Bill of Quantities


  • Calculating the amount due for main Options A to F
  • Determining Defined Cost and Disallowed Cost
  • Preparing the Project Manager's certificate
Who should enrol

This training course is ideal for anyone working with the NEC3 ECC, including:

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

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