JBCC Principal Building Agreement & N/S Subcontract Agreement



11-12 July 2018
Country Club Johannesburg, Woodmead

Price includes a copy of the JBCC Principal Building Agreement 6.1

Includes post workshop Assessments and case studies for the year as well as access to dispute resolution experts.

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This two day workshop, which highlights the differences in both Edition 5 and Edition 6.1 will ensure that those working with the JBCC Contract, whether the Principal Agent or any other party will walk away with a sound understanding of the JBCC Suite of Contracts.

Day one will be spent focusing on the structure of the contract, time and change management and payment. The parties and their duties, subcontracting, completion, the programme and defects liability will be discussed.  Special provision is made for delays, adjustment to the contract value and payment procedures.

The second day will start with suspension, termination and dispute resolution. The importance of giving notice and record keeping is discussed and well as the various dispute resolution procedures under the JBCC contract.

The final session will highlight the Nominated/Selected Subcontract Agreement. The clauses will be discussed in detail with specific focus on:

  • The preparation of contract documents
  • Parties and their duties
  • Insurance and security
  • Subcontracting
  • Defects liability
  • Completion
  • Suspension, termination and dispute resolution

The workshop will cover all aspects of the administration of the JBCC contract including:

  • Preparation of the various contract documents
  • Security & guarantees
  • Contract instructions & variations
  • Payment & certificates
  • Bringing the works to completion
  • Default and termination and dispute resolution

This practical course uses case studies and includes an in-depth analysis of the contracts and their practical implications.

Additional information


Scott Hewlett and Kevin Spence

Course Outline

• Overview of the JBCC Agreement
• Time and change management
• Payment
• Termination
• Suspension
• Disputes
• JBCC N/S Subcontract Agreement

Course Material

• A copy of the JBCC Principal Building Agreement 6.1 2014 Contract Document
• Schedule of overheads used during the seminar
• Work Exercises
• Accompanying material
• CPD Accredited Certificate received in hard copy on completion of the workshop

Who Should Attend

The course will benefit all built environment practitioners (Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Lawyers, Project Managers, etc). Funding Agents such as Development Banks will also benefit enormously from the workshop.

Validation Number

JBCC Principal Building Agreement & N/S Subcontract Agreement: ASAQS CPD 2017/061 (P)

Cancellations and Transfers

• Cancellations by delegates must be made in writing and received two weeks before the seminar. It is regretted that no refunds will be made or invoices cancelled after this date and full registration fee will be payable. Substitutions may be made at any time.
• We reserve the right to cancel the event if it is under subscribed or for any other reason. In the event of cancellation we will endeavour to give delegates two weeks’ notice and the fee will be refunded in full. We cannot be held liable for any pre booked travel or accommodation costs.