NEC3 ECC Including NEC4 Changes

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This workshop will look at the NEC – ECC core clauses, main and secondary options, contract strategy and structure from the perspective of Contractor and Subcontractor appointment.

Facilitator: Franz Jachs

Course includes:
• Presentation in soft copy and hard copy
• Training material in soft copy and hard copy
• Access to dispute resolution expert
• Original NEC3 or NEC4 Contract document
• Case studies and work exercises conducted throughout the workshop
• Final assessment on completion of the workshop to test outcomes.

Accreditation: This workshop has been validated via ECSA through CESA for 2 CPD credits. CESA-1491-08/2021

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NEC3:  Day One

Day one will focus on the NEC3 ECC Black Book.  The course will look at the NEC3 – ECC core clauses, main and secondary options, contract strategy and structure from the perspective of Contractor and Subcontractor appointment. The course deals with change management systems, dealing with variations and extensions of time. It will look at common changes made by Employers to the Conditions of Contract through the Z clauses and their impact and particular reference to limitations of liability and force majeure.

Thereafter focus will be placed on the Early Warning and Compensation Events requirements and understanding of notifying Early Warnings and Compensation Events by the Contractor and Employer.

The seminar will also highlight the Project Manager, Supervisor and Adjudicator’s authority regarding the responsibility dealing with Contractors. Risk Register requirements of the Employer and Contractor at the tender and during the contract stage are explained.

Termination and Dispute resolution processes and options are discussed in detail.

NEC4:  Day Two

The course will further deal with the newly published NEC4 – major changes and additions from the NEC3 to the NEC4. Looking at general changes such as terminology, schedule of cost components, and specific altered clauses such as the programme, payment, Dispute Avoidance Board, etc.

The two new forms of contract, namely the Design, Build and Operate Contract (DBO) and the Alliance Contract (ALC) will be discussed in detail.

Case studies are utilised to apply the learning of the course syllabus encouraging participation of all delegates.


Additional information


Franz Jachs

Who Should Attend

Employers, Funding Agents, Consulting Engineers, Legal Professionals, Quantity Surveyors, All those involved in the construction industry-Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Engineers

Course Outline

• Introduction and Overview
• Preparing Contract Documentation
• Main Parties
• Time and Change Management
• Testing and Defects
• Financial
• Termination and Disputes
• Titles, Risks and Insurance
• Dispute Resolution and Tribunal
• Other Optional Clauses

Course Material

• A Copy of the NEC3 or NEC4 Contract Document
• Schedule of overheads used during the seminar
• Work Exercises
• Accompanying Documentation
• CPD Accredited Certificate in hard copy on completion of the workshop


Franz Jachs
Franz has wealth experience and made practical examples during the training.

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.

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