Preparing and Pricing the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract
- Be able to prepare contract data parts 1 and 2 and write the Works Information
- Be clear on the difference between an Activity Schedule and Bill of Quantities, and how to prepare and price them with accuracy
- Receive guidance on the purpose of the Site Information and how it is applied within the contract
- Benefit from an interactive programme, combining teaching sessions with group case study exercises
- Share knowledge and network with like-minded individuals
- Enrich your knowledge of the ECC and confidently apply your new skills in practice
Sessions begin at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks and lunch are included in the programme.
Welcome and Introductions
Overview of contract documents
- An explanation of how the various contract documents fit together
Preparation of the Works Information
- What is the Works Information (WI) used for?
- How the Employer puts their WI together
- How the Contractor puts together their WI
Completing the Contract Data
- How the Employer completes Contract Data part one
- How the Contractor completes Contract Data part two
The pricing document
- The difference between an Activity Schedule and a Bill of Quantities
- Who prepares the Activity Schedule?
- Who prepares the Bill of Quantities?
- How to prepare an Activity Schedule and Bill of Quantities
- Their purpose and use
- What is the Site Information (SI)?
- How it the SI used in the contract?
Summary and open forum
At various times during the programme, delegates will be split into small groups to review a series of case studies designed to illustrate the practical aspects of preparing and pricing ECC contract documents for construction and engineering projects. The topics to be dealt with in these case studies will be chosen by the tutor to suit the experience and competence of the delegates. Matters covered may include:
- Selection of main and secondary Options for different projects
- Writing clear and objective WI
- How do you deal with unknowns?
- Ambiguities and inconsistencies within the WI and SI
- The relationship between the WI and the Activity Schedule or Bill of Quantities Practical aspects of preparing the Contract Data
This training course is ideal for anyone with a pre-existing knowledge of the ECC, who is, or will be in charge of preparing and pricing the contract. To attend this training course, you must have either attended an introductory ECC training course, or have hands on experience of ECC projects.Delegates will include:
- Project managers
- Contract managers
- Contractors and their supply chain