Preparing and Managing the NEC3 ECC
- Enrich your knowledge of the NEC philosophy
- Develop skills to advise on the development of an appropriate contract strategy
- Appreciate the use of Contract Data, Works Information and Site Information
- Be able to prepare tender documents and appraise tenders
- Be clear on the roles and responsibilities of key parties and how to solve problems
- Understand the important ECC clauses, particularly Early Warnings, The Programme, Risk Register, Communications and Compensation Events
- Confidently apply your NEC3 ECC knowledge in practice
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.
The ECC system and contract strategy - the Options
- When should the ECC be used?
- The main and secondary options that can be chosen
Preparing the tender documents
- Contract Data
- Activity Schedule/Bill of Quantities
- Works Information
- Site Information
- General principles of assessing ECC tenders
- Mutual trust and co-operation
- Identified and defined terms
- 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
- Time, testing and Defects
- When works start and finish
- Use of the Programme
- How defective work is managed
- How payments are calculated
- When payments are made
- What are Compensation Events?
- How are Compensation Events managed?
Other aspects of the ECC
- Risks and insurances
- Termination and dispute resolution
Summary and open forum
This introductory level training programme is ideal for anyone working with, or intending to work with, the NEC3 ECC including:
- Project managers
- Contract managers
- Quantity surveyors
- Contractors and their supply chain