Producing Better Works Information

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If your organisation has specific time, location, and learning and development objectives, we can tailor this programme to suit your needs.

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This one day workshop covers the practicalities of drafting the Works Information clearly and defining the obligations and risk allocation. The workshop is essential for those drafting/ recipients of Works information under the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) and Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECS).

Why Enrol?

  • Understand the status and importance of the Works Information in a construction project
  • Be clear on how the Works Information should be structured and how to draft the Works Information
  • Confidently apply the Works Information guidance across your projects




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 workshop fee includes

  • Complimentary copy of the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) and Guidance notes associated with Works Information.
  • 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.

Importance & status of the Works Information (WI)

  • Role of the WI
  • Introduction to the Guidance notes
  • Relationship with the Contract Data, Site Information & pricing documents

How to draft the WI

  • Do’s & dont's
  • Drafting style
  • How to incorporate specifications
  • Group working

WI in detail

  • A review of the key sections to cover
  • Structure and coding
  • How to draft
  • Group working

References to the WI

  • Review of the references to the WI
  • WI checklist
  • WI provided by the Contractor for his design

How to compile

  • Acceptance procedures
  • Contractual status
  • Dealing with discrepancies and ambiguity
  • Practical tips and summary
Who should enrol
This workshop has been developed for:
  • Experienced construction professionals involved in compiling and interpreting tender documents
  • Procurers, estimators, bid professionals and construction professionals

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