FIDIC Module 0: The Professional Services Agreements: The White Book

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This workshop is based on the FIDIC Approved Module 0 Workshop and is directed at the Consulting Engineer and the Employer but will be of great interest to contractors making use of Consulting Engineers on Design-Build projects.

Facilitator: Kevin Spence, FIDIC Accredited Trainer and Member of the FIDIC Presidents List

Course includes:
• Presentation in soft copy and hard copy
• Training material in soft copy and hard copy
• Access to dispute resolution expert
• Original FIDIC Contract document
• Case studies and work exercises conducted throughout the workshop
• Final assessment on completion of the workshop to test outcomes.

All workshops are currently facilitated over Zoom or Microsoft Teams due to COVID-19 restrictions.

 

 Contact:  gillian@indunatraining.co.za for further details.

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This workshop is based on the FIDIC Approved Module 0 Workshop and is directed at the Consulting Engineer and the Employer but will be of great interest to contractors making use of Consulting Engineers on Design-Build projects.

The course firstly deals with the FIDIC Model Services Agreement, commonly known as the “White Book”. Issues such as the duties undertaken at the design stage are considered and highlights what the Consultant and Client can expect of each other.

It deals with such issues as “Duty of Care” and how the role of the Consulting Engineer is dealt with when he works for contractors. Payment and dispute resolution are covered.

Secondly, the course considers the Engineer as the Employers Agent under the Red, Yellow and MDB Contracts. Issues such as the Engineer’s Authority, Determinations and dispute resolution are covered.

The course highlights the changing role from the Consultant to the Engineer and also looks at the overlap of these roles.

 

Section One: The FIDIC Model Services Agreement (White Book)

• Parties to the Model Services Agreement
• Components of the Model Services Agreement
• General Provisions
• The Client
• The Consultant
• Commencement, Completion, Variation and Termination
• Abandonment, Suspension or Termination Suspension / Termination by Client
• Payment
• Liability
• Insurance
• Disputes and Arbitration

 

Section Two: The Engineer’s Scope of Services under a FIDIC Construction Contract

The Role of the Engineer under the Red and Yellow Contracts

• The duties of the Engineer by Project Phase
• The Duties of the Engineer Before Construction
• The Duties of the Engineer during Construction
• Claims and Dispute Resolution
• The Engineer as the Employers Agent
• The Engineer as the Supervisor
• The Engineer as the Certifier
• Parties to the Contract

The Engineers Authority
• Contract Administration
• Variations
• Limitations on the Engineers Authority
• Design
• Delegation and Duty
• Impartiality and Fairness
• Authority to issue instructions
• Determinations by the Engineer
• Replacement of the Engineer
• Taking-Over

Additional information

Accreditation

CESA-1748-07/2023

Who Should Attend

The course will be invaluable to Consulting Engineers and contractors who employ Consultants to undertake design on their behalf.

Course Overview

This course is separated into two sections. The first half of the course covers the FIDIC Model Services Agreement (White Book). The second half of the course covers the Engineers Scope of Services under the FIDIC Construction Contract.

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.